Month: June 2018

Marine Hotel raise vital funds for WorkFit

Marine Hotel raise vital funds for WorkFit

Many of our WorkFit employers choose to support our work in a range of ways alongside employing candidates. We were delighted to visit the Marine Hotel in Devon recently to collect a cheque for their fundraising efforts in 2017. The hotel has raised a fantastic £1,172...

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WorkFit triumph at the ERSA Awards 2018

WorkFit triumph at the ERSA Awards 2018

WorkFit candidate Tom and the team recently triumphed at the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) Annual Awards in London. The event was held in the beautiful setting of Regents Park in Central London. Before the awards were presented we heard opening...

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WorkFit creates our 250th placement

WorkFit creates our 250th placement

We are pleased to announce that Lucy, pictured right, has recently become the 250th  WorkFit  placement since 2012. She has started a 12 week work experience placement as an Administrative Assistant at the Thornton NHS Practice in Lancashire. Lucy has a range of...

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WorkFit- a Parents Perspective

WorkFit- a Parents Perspective

Parents are a vital part of the WorkFit process. They are often a part of candidate assessments and support their children through the process of getting a placement every step of the way. Julie, the mother of our candidate Thomas, recently told us about the positive...

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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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