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WorkFit Employer Event

On Tuesday 1st December at 3.00pm we are holding an online event on Zoom for WorkFit Employers to have a discussion around current circumstances and the impact of Covid-19, latest guidance for employees who have Down’s syndrome, the Toolkit and adjustments that we can support you with and finishing with a Q&A session. Everyone is […]

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WorkFit Candidates and Families Event

On Tuesday 1st December at 10.30am we are holding an online event on Zoom with WorkFit candidates and their parents/supporters to have a discussion about WorkFit and hear from some of our members. Everyone is welcome. Click on the link below to register. Sign up here       Fill out the form below to […]

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Meet Craig who’s lovin’ it at McDonald’s

WorkFit are delighted to have supported Craig to fulfil his ambition to work at his local McDonald’s restaurant. He had his heart set on the job of Customer Care Assistant, where he would be welcoming people to the restaurant, making sure they enjoy their visit, cleaning the tables and keeping the restaurant area clean and […]

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A Parent’s Perspective – Aaron’s job at XPO Manchester

WorkFit – A Parent’s Perspective It was great to hear how much Aaron is enjoying his job at XPO in Manchester. We always love to hear from all those involved in our placements and so we’re delighted to hear the thoughts of his mother Carole: “I am so proud of Aaron at this moment. “I […]

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5 ways to be a better workplace ally to your colleague with Down’s syndrome

This article was first published on the totaljobs Inside Job website on 14 March 2017. The Down’s Syndrome Association WorkFit programme gives advice on how employees can better support a work colleague with Down’s syndrome. By Veronica Mulenga, Employment Development Manager In the past decade, societal and workplace attitudes towards individuals with Down’s syndrome have made positive […]

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Matthew wants to work

Matthew has college diplomas and is determined to get a break so he can move out of his parents’ home and find a girlfriend. Watch Matthew’s story in this short BBC Three film:  

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