About Usel

About Usel

About Usel

Usel was established in 1962 to provide supported paid employment for people within its Belfast manufacturing base. In 1980 Usel merged with Workshops for the Blind to become the largest supporter of people with disabilities and health-related conditions into open employment in Northern Ireland. Each year we employ, support, and train up to 1500 people with disabilities or health-related conditions across the province.

Our Purpose

“We are a social enterprise born to assist people with disabilities and health related conditions into employment”

Our Vision

“is to be the lead provider in helping people with disabilities gain employment”

Our Values

“We strive to be a sustainable, people centred organisation that adds value through respect for others and commitment to excellence”


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