Month: February 2017

Luke’s work experience has certainly paid off!

Luke’s work experience has certainly paid off!

Luke is 22 years old and lives in South Wales. He started in July 2016, working on a Saturday morning in Dunelm. During his initial work experience he learned essential café skills, made some good friends and enjoyed the whole experience. Dunelm immediately saw Luke’s...

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WorkFit Yorkshire & Humber Regional Conference

WorkFit Yorkshire & Humber Regional Conference

by Alison Thwaite, Employment Development Officer (North) On 20th January 2017, we were delighted to welcome WorkFit members along with parents, WorkFit employers, professionals and practitioners from a range of services providers including education and social care...

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Annabel – My Story

Annabel – My Story

Hello…my name is Annabel. My friends call me Annie. I work at a doctor’s surgery. I am part of the Administration Team. I am very confident and work hard to do a good job. I know what I’m doing and have learnt lots of new things. I like all of the people I work with...

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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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