Category Archives: Yorkshire & Humber

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 duties, including opening and sorting mail and managing and ordering stationery and we wish […]

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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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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 about the project and how they could get involved. She told us […]

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Meet our new EDO for Yorkshire and Humber… Cat Rolley

Cat is our new Employment Development Officer for Yorkshire and Humber. She joined the DSA earlier this month and tells us about her career so far and her plans for the future with WorkFit. I’m Cat and I am delighted to have joined the WorkFit team as the new Employment Development Officer (EDO) for Yorkshire […]

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Emily is one of the team at Cutting Room

WorkFit Yorkshire & Humberside has been working with Cutting Room to secure an employment opportunity for Emily (pictured, right).   Following a successful informal interview she initially began a short term paid employment contract as a Salon Assistant, working for 3 hours a week in February 2016.  Emily’s duties include welcoming customers, offering refreshments, cleaning […]

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Ben flourishes at the National Laboratory Service

“I want to learn things and I want to push myself. I want to show that I can do things on my own” –  Ben WorkFit Yorkshire & Humber has recently been working with the National Laboratory Service (NLS)  to secure an employment opportunity for Ben. Following a successful informal interview he began a work […]

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WorkFit Yorkshire & Humber Regional Conference

by Alison Thwaite, Employment Development Officer (North) On 20th January 2017, we were delighted to welcome WorkFit members along with parents, WorkFit employers, professionals and practitioners from a range of services providers including education and social care to the WorkFit Yorkshire and Humber Regional Conference. The conference was supported and part-funded by the Wakefield and […]

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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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