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Connecting employers and employees with Down’s Syndrome
WorkFit is a service which turns the ‘supported employment’ concept on its head.
It’s a tailored service dedicated to training employers about the Down’s syndrome learning profile. Finding the right employment opportunities, for the right people.
Supported employment is not an end destination but a stepping stone in a career pathway.
The DSA want to move away from the concept of ‘giving people something to do’ to an approach which progresses employees towards new outcomes, through training, confidence building and skills development.
We recognise paid work is not right for everyone. The employment solution may include;
Whatever the solution, Down’s syndrome specific support is essential. General training misses too many factors.