Monthly Archives: October 2016

Amy – My Story

My name is Amy.  I work as a Café Assistant at the Home Café. I am a volunteer.  I am on a 12 week volunteer placement.           I work with Lucy. Lucy says I am doing really well.     My mum is very proud of me. My mum says my […]

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Amy likes to help people in her volunteer placement

“I like people and like to help people.”  WorkFit North West has recently been working with Home Community Cafe to offer a voluntary placement as a Café Assistant to Amy. Following a successful informal interview, Amy began working at the café. Amy’s main tasks are, serving customers, clearing tables and replenishing stock. Amy says, “I […]

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Sam has fitted in well into the team at Country Harvest

WorkFit has recently been working with Country Harvest to offer permanent paid work to Sam, a local jobseeker. Country Harvest is an award winning food hall, gift shop and scenic cafe in North Yorkshire. Sam began his job in July, working 2 days a week as a Café Assistant, alongside his work buddy Janet and […]

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Amy – My Story

My name is Amy and I work at a hotel. I look after three tables in the restaurant. I have to make sure that each table has the right cutlery and salt and pepper and sauces. When people come into the restaurant I say: “Hi I’m Amy and I will be serving you this morning.” […]

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Amy has moved from a work experience to a paid job at the Marine Hotel

“Hi I’m Amy and I will be serving you this morning.” Amy had recently completed a supported internship with her local hospital and was unsure about her next career steps. She registered online with WorkFit after hearing about the employment programme through her parent’s activities with their local Down’s syndrome support. Amy and her mum, […]

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A selection of pictures of Kim at her new job

Kim is enjoying her administration role at Whiteghyll Plastics

WorkFit Yorks & Humber has recently been working with Whiteghyll Plastics Ltd to secure permanent paid work for Kim. Director, Richard Egan has been developing an opportunity for someone with Down’s syndrome to join the organisation and he is keen to promote equality and diversity. There are a number of significant benefits to employing a […]

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