Month: June 2015

Matthew – My Story

Matthew – My Story

My name is Matthew. I go to college five days a week but I wanted to do a job too. I love being around people and working in a team. I like helping people too so I thought I could do a good job at Costa Coffee. I clear the tables, re-fill the condiment unit, fill the...

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Anne-Marie – My Story

Anne-Marie – My Story

My name is Anne-Marie. I go to college and I also work at Costa Coffee. I really enjoy it! I clean the tables, collect the dishes, fill the dishwasher, take ice out to the restaurant and keep the place spotlessly clean. I really look forward to going to work because...

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New Partnership with Costa Coffee

New Partnership with Costa Coffee

WorkFit Wales has been working closely with Costa Coffee during the last few months. Two Costa Coffee branches in Wales have supported WorkFit candidates: Matthew and Ann-Marie. Matthew is at college five days a week but he was really keen to add some meaningful work...

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Emily at Frankie & Benny’s

Emily at Frankie & Benny’s

I first met Emily and her family in October 2014. Emily lives in South Wales. Emily goes to college 3 days a week and enjoys an active social life; she loves swimming, bowling and shopping with her friends and family. During our initial meetings Emily explained that...

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Chief Constable of Northumbria Police, Winton Keenen, enjoyed catching up with WorkFit Candidate Luke this week. Winton said 'It was great to bump into Luke today and as ever he is doing a fine job!'. Keep up the good work Luke! https://t.co/uuIzAiuJwF
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There are so many success stories to celebrate today for Employability day! We are happy to support our employers and candidates to enable meaningful employment opportunities. Contact us to find out more: DSWorkFit@downs-syndrome.org.uk #Empday22 #SupportedEmployment https://t.co/LHbSDFIK3V
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Employment Development Officer Becki met with Dean in Barnsley last month to discuss his skills, experience and employment aspirations. He has now been offered a role @DunelmUK and starts tomorrow! The team there are very excited to work with him. Good luck Dean! https://t.co/jqRfUqTClt
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