Posted on 11th May 2016
This is a Government funded scheme that supports adults with learning disabilities/autistic spectrum condition and helps them find meaningful employment. I’m Liz and I work in the North of the county which encompasses Mid Sussex. I have in the past year successfully placed clients in paid and voluntary work and I am now looking for more employers for our clients. ILG International Logistics Group employ two young men both are autistic and have exceptional attention to detail.
We recruited Kyle as a Trainee Warehouse Assistant through Work Aid earlier this year (2015) and we have been really delighted with his attitude and commitment. He has learnt how to produce pick notes, to pack and dispatch items and he has enrolled on an NVQ in Warehousing and Storage with Central Sussex College. Through the early months of Kyle’s employment Work Aid has been a huge support to both ILG and Kyle, and we are now working with the organisation to recruit more warehouse assistants across all our locations. – Jane Middlemiss, Director of Organisational Development.
We have clients who have various skills that could be an asset to your company, they range from IT to caretaking, each client offering reliability, commitment, positive attitudes all with support from us, Work Aid. We’d be delighted to meet with potential employers to explain our service in more detail and we are happy to advocate work trials for potential employees. We provide job coaching/supported employment, If you feel you’d like to know more about our service/clients please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or tel 07508 038 637.
Miss Elizabeth Miles
WorkAid – Employment Consultant
Mob: 07584 038 637
Office: 01243 546035
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