Month: December 2017

Greggs Triumph at the Understanding Disability Awards 2017

Greggs Triumph at the Understanding Disability Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that both Greggs and Miss Tilley’s Cafe, founded by our candidate Laura, recently triumphed at the Understanding Disability Awards in Cardiff. The awards are held annually by Cardiff & the Vale Parents’ Federation to celebrate people...

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Emily- My Story

Emily- My Story

Hello…my name is Emily. I work at a local hair salon as a salon assistant. Leigh is the owner and another salon assistant called Phoebe helps me and shows me how to do the jobs well. I love my job because it helps me to think a lot about my life and my skills. I like...

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Ben- My Story

Ben- My Story

My name is Ben. I work at the National Laboratory Service. I know what to do on the computer and I know how to register samples and put labels on them. I take all the deliveries. I like the people I work with. I work with Shane, Andy and Johnny. I get up early on the...

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Sophie excels at the A1L2B project

Sophie excels at the A1L2B project

WorkFit have recently been working with Carillion and Morgan Sindall to offer a 15 week paid work placement to WorkFit candidate Sophie at their joint A1L2B project. Becca, Project Skills Co-ordinator for A1L2B, first contacted WorkFit in March 2017 to find out more...

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BASE Conference 2017

BASE Conference 2017

On the 8 and 9 November, WorkFit attended the British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) Annual Conference at the Jury’s Inn Waterfront Hotel in Brighton. We delivered a presentation on employer collaboration and enjoyed valuable networking opportunities. We...

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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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