Jersey Employment Trust [J.E.T.]
Updated 11 August 2016
Words you may need to know
Independent - free from the control of any other person, body or organisation
Charity - an organisation that collects money and gives voluntary help for people in need
Sustained - continue or keep going
Centralised - to bring together at a single point
Horticultural - the growing of plants such as flowers, fruit and vegetables in greenhouses and gardens
Commercial basis- works and runs in the same way as any other business
The Jersey Employment Trust ( JET )
JET is an independent charity that supports the progress of people with long-term disabilities into sustained, supported open employment. You are given an individual tailor made employment programmes which might include employment training, education courses, work experience, job finding and job support.
For more information see www.jet.co.je
Executive Officer: Jocelyn Butterworth
General Manager: Steve Pearce
JET telephone number 788900
Fax Number 788901
J.E.T. is based at the old Oakfield building in the grounds of Highlands College, St Saviour.
Skill Solutions is a centralised, supported, employment service working together on behalf of J.E.T., Jobscope, Workwise and the Pain Management Centre.
Skills Solutions was set up to provide training and employment opportunities for disabled people with neurological conditions, brain injuries, learning disabilities, mental health problems, physical and sensory impairments and autistic spectrum conditions.
Acorn Enterprises is an independent company, operated by the Jersey Employment Trust, which gives training to people with long-term disabilities. This takes place in a horticultural working environment. Training and supervision is given, but the business operates on a commercial basis.
The business is a small contract gardening operation. A small garden centre sells bedding plants etc.
Address: La Rue Asplet, Trinity, JE3 5JF.
Telephone: 788900 Fax: 862513
Oakfield Industries is a profit making company, operated by the J.E.T., which provides training opportunities for people with long-term disabilities. Oakfield is a bicycle sales and repairs business.
Opening hours: 8.30 am - 5 pm (4 pm on Friday)
Address: The Oakfield Building, La Rue du Froid Vert, St Saviour, JE2 7