WorkFit News

WorkFit extends partnerships with Dunelm in the East Midlands

One of our longest running and most successful partnerships has been with the furnishing retailer Dunelm. We are delighted to have been able to extend this partnership into the East Midlands, as our candidate Hawabibi has gained a paid, permanent job as a Customer Service Assistant at a store in the region. Prior to gaining […]

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WorkFit- An Employers Perspective

Last year we told you about Emily’s job at DEFRA in South Yorkshire. We were delighted to get a recent update from her employer as to how she is getting on. Emily’s ability and confidence has come on leaps and bounds. She takes on new tasks with ease and often completes her duties using her […]

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Callum- My Story

My name is Callum I’m 26 . I work at G4s through DSA Workfit. I absolutely love it. My sponsor Anne Marie is amazing and let’s me do photo copying, post, address envelope.  I make cuppas for my work friends. I also play football for Doncaster club academy Titans.  Doncaster rovers disability.  I train 3 […]

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Alys- My Story

My name is Alys and I live in in Mid Wales. I am 27 years old and I live with my parents and I have a twin brother. I have lots of hobbies and interests. My PAs take me to Zumba, running, trampolining and circuit training. I am the Welsh Rugby Team’s biggest fan and […]

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James- My Story

How would you describe yourself? I’m fun, quirky, flirty, dashingly handsome, friendly and helpful. Do you live at home? No, I moved out to my flat a few years ago.  I live alone now. Where do you work?  What do you do? I work for The Fire and Rescue Service. I am an admin assistant […]

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Aaron- My Story

“I love my new job; I would like to become a Health & Safety trainer at XPO Logistics. All the staff has been very nice and I have learnt how to say good morning in lots of different languages. I like it when my boss Neil comes to see me working. I like to work […]

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Celebrating Phillip’s Success at Microsoft

In July 2018, some of the WorkFit team attended the World Down’s Syndrome Congress in Glasgow where Employment Development Manager, Alison Thwaite and WorkFit candidate Lynsey Dixon presented about the WorkFit programme. They were delighted to meet some of the members of the audience after the presentation and in particular were pleased to meet Phillip […]

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Shomari develops his career at Rabobank

WorkFit would like to acknowledge the wonderful support Shomari has received since starting his job at Rabobank in London. Shomari started a paid fixed term position in September 2017 as a Mail Room Clerk working for one day doing five hours per week. This was a significant development of Shomari’s career, following his successful work […]

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Hetti and Dunelm

We are delighted to announce that our candidate Henrietta, known as Hetti, has successfully gained a paid, permanent position with furnishing retailer Dunelm in one of their stores in south west England. Hetti’s role is Café Assistant and she has a range of duties such as cleaning tables and taking food to customers.  Her placement […]

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