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WorkFit and JoJo Maman Bébé Joint Winners

WorkFit and JoJo Maman Bébé Joint Winners

Both WorkFit and JoJo Maman Bébé have been awarded for their fantastic commitment to getting people with learning disabilities into work. They were joint winners in the ‘Employer’ category at the Cardiff and the Vale Parents’ Federation ‘Understanding Disability...

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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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New WorkFit Wales Opportunity

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...

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WorkFit secures new funding from Active Inclusion

WorkFit secures new funding from Active Inclusion

WorkFit are pleased to announce that we been awarded funding from the Active Inclusion Fund to provide support to people with Down’s syndrome aged 25+ and their families and their carers across Wales. This funding is a recognition of our success in supporting people...

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WorkFit Wales sees fantastic results

WorkFit Wales sees fantastic results

In 2014 the Down’s Syndrome Association secured funding from the Big Lottery Fund Wales to develop WorkFit in Wales. Our aim was to help candidates aged 14-25 years to secure meaningful work that they wanted and enjoyed, doing work that interested them and they were...

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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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Luke- My Story

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 the...

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David- My Story

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 a volunteer but after I...

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Celebrating Three Years of WorkFit Wales at The Senedd

Celebrating Three Years of WorkFit Wales at The Senedd

WorkFit Wales celebrated three successful years on 22 May 2017, at a reception hosted by Julie James, Welsh Government Assembly Minister for Skills and Science, at The Senedd in Cardiff Bay. Over 80 people from all across Wales attended the reception. The attendees...

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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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