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Employability Service

Having a muscle wasting or weakening condition shouldn’t stop you from becoming employed or from working in your current job. With the right support, you can have a rewarding and successful career. 

Our Employability Service will help you get into employment that works for you. Or if you’re already employed, we can provide advice and support to help you continue working in a way that is safe and sustainable. 

Who our service is for

Our service is for anyone with a muscle wasting or weakening condition, who is looking for employment advice and support. 

This may include:

People looking for their first job
People who are newly diagnosed and worried about how their condition could affect their work
People whose needs are changing and who need help to continue to work in a safe and sustainable way

How we can help

Whether you’re at the start of your employability journey or years into your career, we can work with you to: 

  • Identify suitable job roles 
  • Write or update a CV  
  • Write a job application and/or cover letter 
  • Improve your confidence  
  • Prepare you for interview 
  • Give you the information and tools you need to successfully advocate for your needs in the workplace 
  • Identify any Reasonable Adjustments you might need to be successful in your role 

To use the service, or for any questions, email movingup@musculardystrophyuk.org or call 020 7803 2891 (Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm).

More support and information

Support with work

Our information on other support you are entitled to. Whether you’re in work, or looking for work, here are some schemes to support you to find work or stay in work.

Work for us

We foster a supportive work environment where you can develop your skills and nurture your personal growth. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from people with muscle wasting conditions.