“It’s the kind of job that I have always wanted” Angus exceeds expectations at Unity Trust Bank

Angus has been working three days a week as a Banking Assistant at Unity Trust Bank since February. Julia, the bank’s HR Director, contacted WorkFit after reading an article in the Sunday Times. The article highlighted the contributions that people with learning disabilities can make to a workforce. Unity Trust Bank’s own inclusive philosophy was […]

“It has enriched our business in the most profound way”- Izzy goes from strength to strength at Hope and Story

WorkFit is delighted to have been working with fashion brand & retailer Hope + Story for over a year. John, our WorkFit Local Support Network (LSN) Lead in South Manchester, made the initial contact with Susanna who is the Managing Director at Hope + Story. He introduced Susanna to the Employment Development Officer (North) and we’re […]

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 […]

Sally, WorkFit and Baxi Boilers

WorkFit West Midlands has recently been working with Baxi in Warwick to offer permanent paid work to WorkFit candidate, Sally. Sally is very happy with her job at Baxi… “I love coming to work. Nikki is amazing and I have lots of new friends. My brother and sister are so happy for me. I bought […]

WorkFit and Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group prove how important it is to be heard and included

On Tuesday 28 February WorkFit, in partnership with the Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group, held its first South West Regional conference. The event took place at the Village Hotel Swindon (a registered and trained employer of WorkFit). The day showcased the amazing successes that WorkFit candidates have achieved throughout the South West. The Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group have […]