If you have Down’s syndrome and want to find work opportunities, register on to the WorkFit programme below.

Work means different things to different people. Some people want a paid job; some people want to do voluntary or unpaid work.

WorkFit staff will listen to your hopes and ambitions and can help to you to be more independent, get new skills, meet new people, earn money, and feel proud of yourself.

See below to find more information on your options.

Ready to look for work? Register!

Supported Apprenticeship/Internships

The employer will train you to learn specific skills for a specific job. You must know what type/area of work you want to do. Try doing some volunteering or work placements to get more ideas about the type/ area of work you want to do.

Benefits:

  • Get training
  • Start to get skills for a specific job

Will it affect my benefits?

To find out how volunteering will affect your benefits click here.

What support will I get?

The DSA will make sure that your training fits your personal requirements and support needs, and offers the skills needed for the job.

We will put you in touch with the right employment support agency and/or employer.

If you want to find apprenticeship jobs, register on to the WorkFit Project. If you need help, ask your carer/parent.

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