WorkFit News

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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BASE Conference 2017

On the 8 and 9 November, WorkFit attended the British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) Annual Conference at the Jury’s Inn Waterfront Hotel in Brighton. We delivered a presentation on employer collaboration and enjoyed valuable networking opportunities. We hosted an exhibition stand in the Hotel Atrium on both days of the conference to showcase WorkFit […]

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Marking the success of WorkFit North East at the Marriott

On 6 October 2017 we held our annual WorkFit North East Conference at the Marriott Hotel Metrocentre in Gateshead. We were happy to welcome WorkFit members and their parents to the event as well as employers and professionals from a range of service providers, including the education and social care sectors. During the day guests […]

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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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Meet our new EDO for the North West of England … Fran Austin

Fran is our new Employment Development Officer for the North West. She joined the DSA earlier this month and tells us about her career so far and her hopes for the future with WorkFit. After graduating from University in 2012 I started working as a Teaching Assistant in a Special Educational Needs High School in […]

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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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