Monthly Archives: February 2017

“I’ll tell you why I like working…I like all the people who work here. I’m very proud of myself and I enjoy it!”

Celebrating three years of WorkFit Wales – supporting people with Down’s syndrome into work Employers, parents, employees, politicians and representatives from schools and colleges across Wales were welcomed at a special event held at The Senedd on Monday 22 May to celebrate three years of WorkFit Wales, a specialist service to support people with Down’s […]

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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 potential. Luke has now progressed and has a paid role […]

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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 to the WorkFit Yorkshire and Humber Regional Conference. The conference was supported and part-funded by the Wakefield and […]

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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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