Month: October 2016

Amy – My Story

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 – My Story

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,...

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Sam has fitted in well into the team at Country Harvest

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...

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Amy – My Story

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...

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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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