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Our Job support service assists Ellen to succeed in her new role.
Anyone that meets Ellen for the first time, they will instantly know that Ellen is truly a wonderful human who is driven to succeed and goal oriented.
Ellen registered with Ability Options, Parramatta for us support her in her new job at Down Syndrome NSW. Both Ellen and her mum Jacqui, thought it was wise to have on-the-job support for Ellen to ensure had the best possible chance to thrive in her new role.
Job Support Consultant, Joy met with Ellen before she started to ensure that Ellen’s job support requirements were tailored to her needs. On Ellen’s first day in her new job, Joy was there, right beside her, to provide assistance to Ellen and her new employer and colleagues.
Joy provided Ellen with intensive on-the-job support and training during her initial shifts. Ellen is a fast leaner and was able to learn all her tasks quickly. So the need for on-the-job support decreased to every fortnight.
Aside from her general tasks, Ellen also posts regularly on their company’s blogspot as well.
During her six months of employment, Ellen shined like a star in her company. She was given more tasks which she learned quickly. She was also asked to present during Down Syndrome NSW Education Conference in March.
According to Chris Hodgins, CEO of Down Syndrome NSW, “Ellen has just completed six months working at DSANSW and is a wonderful employee. She excels at the tasks she is given and adds greatly to the culture of our organisation.”