Adapting how we work due to the coronavirus pandemic – to give the people we support opportunities and growth
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, we have continued to provide support to people online and face to face across the county. Since July 2020 the North EmployAbility Team has secured a number of positions for the people we support.
These positions include:
10 Paid Jobs
8 Voluntary Positions
2 Work Experience
3 Day Supported Internship Placement
Making A Difference Award Winner – Dermott and Chessington World of Adventures
Dermott works at Chessington World of Adventures and they both received the Making A Difference Award earlier this year for outstanding achievements.
Dermott returned to work in September 2020 after being furloughed over the last few months. Chessington and his Employment Support Specialist Carolyn Tucker supported him to return by training him in the latest safety measures, following the coronavirus guidelines. Dermott is really enjoying his role since he has been back.
Watch Dermott’s video to find out what the Making A Difference Award meant to him.
Making A Difference Award Winner – Ellie and FBFX
Ellie has had an amazing year with FBFX.
In March she was furloughed she used this time to pass her driving test, bought herself a 3D printer and FBFX helped her set it up so she can keep learning.
Ellie returned to FBFX in September and finished the last term of her Internship with the support of her Employment Support Specialist. At the beginning of November Ellie was offered a paid role after completing her Internship.
Read Ellie’s story here to learn more about her journey with Surrey Choices.
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