Category Archives: Our Stories

Emily- My Story

My name is Emily. I work for DEFRA in Yorkshire as part of the facilities team.  I am part of the WorkFit programme. I started at DEFRA on a six week trial in April.  After my trial period I have been given a one year fixed contract which I started in May. I work for […]

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Ben- My Story

This is me. My name is Ben and I am 18 years old. I am so happy to have my job at MPT as it makes a great addition to my CV. My favourite parts of my job are entering information on the computers, photocopying and checking the printers. I get on really well with […]

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New WorkFit Wales Opportunity

The WorkFit programme can help you to find the job opportunity that you want. We have received new funding from Active Inclusion Wales.  We support people with Down’s syndrome in Wales and we can help you with benefits, education and other services provided by the DSA.    We can tell you about sports activities that you […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Luke- My Story

My name is Luke. After I finished full time college last year I didn’t know what I could do next. I have worked hard and learnt and now I have two jobs. I work at the cafe in Dunelm and at a Greggs. I really enjoy both my jobs. I love working at Dunelm and all […]

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David- My Story

My name is David. I like to keep busy. I go to a local training centre for a few days a week and I volunteer in a café too. I love to play football and do shows with my drama group. I also have a paid job working at a school. I started out as […]

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Sally- My Story

My name is Sally. I work as an Administration Assistant in an office for a company called Baxi. I love doing data entry and giving out the post. I am also helping Anthony to make some jobs in the office simpler. I love coming to work. Nikki is amazing and I have lots of new friends. […]

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Josiah – My story

My name is Josiah. I visited Nationwide with a school trip and now I am doing work experience there one day a week. I work with with Pete, Lauren, Sophie, Clare, Heather, Ben and Harry. I do the most fabulous job you have ever seen! I wear a Nationwide uniform. It is a blazer, shirt, trousers […]

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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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