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Lindsay’s journey: Becoming a Prep Chef at The Botanist

Lindsay’s journey: Becoming a Prep Chef at The Botanist

WorkFit Candidate Lindsay found successful employment at The Botanist in Warrington, with the support of WorkFit. Lindsay started her WorkFit journey back in May 2021, after watching the DSA Update: Going Forward, and videos of other people finding jobs through...

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Tom’s successful role at GXO Widnes

Tom’s successful role at GXO Widnes

WorkFit have had the pleasure of working in partnership with GXO Widnes in the North West to create a permanent paid position for Tom. Widnes is a busy logistics site that provides contractual recycling, tray washing services and equipment management to their...

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Sarah’s job at XPO Logistics, Kegworth

Sarah’s job at XPO Logistics, Kegworth

WorkFit has recently been working with Sarah who told us that she was keen to work in an administrative role to build on her previous experience. WorkFit have built a strong partnership with XPO Logistics over the last 2 years and we were delighted to be approached by...

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WorkFit- An Employers Perspective

WorkFit- An Employers Perspective

Last year we told you about Emily’s job at DEFRA in South Yorkshire. We were delighted to get a recent update from her employer as to how she is getting on. "Emily’s ability and confidence has come on leaps and bounds. She takes on new tasks with ease and often...

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Alys – My Story

My name is Alys and I live in in Mid Wales. I am 27 years old and I live with my parents and I have a twin brother. I have lots of hobbies and interests. My PAs take me to Zumba, running, trampolining and circuit training. I am the Welsh Rugby Team’s biggest fan and...

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Celebrating Phillip’s Success at Microsoft

Celebrating Phillip’s Success at Microsoft

In July 2018, some of the WorkFit team attended the World Down's Syndrome Congress in Glasgow where Employment Development Manager, Alison Thwaite and WorkFit candidate Lynsey Dixon presented about the WorkFit programme. They were delighted to meet some of the members...

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Shomari develops his career at Rabobank

Shomari develops his career at Rabobank

WorkFit would like to acknowledge the wonderful support Shomari has received since starting his job at Rabobank in London. Shomari started a paid fixed term position in September 2017 as a Mail Room Clerk working for one day doing five hours per week. This was a...

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A huge congratulations to Billy, who has been nominated by his colleagues and won the @CGI_UKNEWS Member Recognition Award for his commitment to successfully operating the Brook Café in their offices. A wonderful achievement and so well deserved. Well done Billy! https://t.co/EWvRJz4QtY
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We are so proud to hear that WorkFit Candidate David has been invited to attend the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Party, in recognition of his outstanding service at West Mercia Police. @WMerciaPolice Very well deserved! Read more about David's journey here: https://t.co/KPMIFMVQeT https://t.co/O1CjKzWTp6
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Olivia enjoyed visiting the H&M Exeter store prior to starting there as a Retail Assistant next month. She was happy to receive her badge and lanyard and thinks that she will enjoy working there. Good luck Olivia! @hm https://t.co/83pNr6oU2f
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