The Down’s Syndrome Association’s WorkFit programme goes from strength to strength in Swindon thanks to the continued support of the Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group

Since 2015, the partnership between the Down’s Syndrome Association’s (DSA) WorkFit programme and the Swindon Down’s Syndrome Support Group has been providing a tailored employment programme for people with Down’s syndrome in Swindon and Wiltshire and we are thrilled to announce that the partnership will be continuing into 2020 and beyond. WorkFit brings together employers […]

The Finance & Leasing Association support the Down’s Syndrome Association at their annual dinner

An amazing £20,370 was raised for the Down’s Syndrome Association at the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) annual dinner, which was held on 26 February 2019 at the prestigious Grosvenor House, London W1. The FLA selected the Down’s Syndrome Association as their charity to support at the association’s black-tie dinner.  The event was attended by […]

Todd’s persistence pays off

At WorkFit we support candidates and employers in a wide range of ways. Many candidates are able to source potential employers themselves, and then obtain the help they need from us to make the placement a reality. One such candidate was Todd in the South West of England who, we are delighted to announce, has […]

Lane makes a huge impact at Wiltshire Police

We are delighted by the development of our partnership with Wiltshire Police. Through collaborative work with the force we have been able to create four placements at stations in the county. Wiltshire Police have also supported us with fundraising, conference appearances and promotional videos. One of the candidates to benefit from the partnership was 19 […]

An Inclusive Force – Police Scoop Top Employment Award

Two young adults with Down’s syndrome have helped Wiltshire Police scoop a top employment award. The force was awarded the ‘Best Employer Practice’ accolade by the British Association of Supported Employment (BASE) on Tuesday night. It recognises their commitment to supporting people with disabilities to secure and retain employment. Chief Constable, Kier Pritchard said: “It […]