Month: April 2016

WorkFit North West Regional Conference – March 2016

WorkFit North West Regional Conference – March 2016

by Alison Thwaite, Employment Development Officer (North) On 11 March 2016, I was delighted to welcome colleagues, WorkFit members, WorkFit employers and South Manchester Down’s Syndrome Support Group along with parents and practitioners from a range of services...

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WorkFit Wales Roadshow

WorkFit Wales Roadshow

WorkFit in Wales recently held their first WorkFit Roadshow. It was a wonderful opportunity to get together with people working in the Cardiff area. WorkFit is planning to hold similar Roadshows around the country. It’s great to be able to listen to people we’ve...

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Matthew wants to work

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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Matthew wants to work

Matthew – My Story

My name is Matthew. I am 27 years old. My favourite comedian is Ken Dodd and my favourite TV shows are Birds of a Feather and One Foot in the Grave. I have a lots of qualifications in food hygiene and IT. I worked on the train. I was on the train from Swansea to...

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Zena has qualifications in hospitality and catering

Zena – My Story

My name is Zena and I am 25 years old. I have an NVQ Level 1 and Level 2. I studied 3 years in Hospitality, Catering, Front of House and on a farm. I love Cilla Black. I would say that showbiz is in my blood. I work as an usher at the local theatre. I love it! I man...

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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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