Month: September 2020

23rd September 2020

Signing her way to success

Sharon, who we support, is poised to become a sign language teacher to help Discovery colleagues communicate better with the people they support.

Sharon has been attending day services in Somerset for many years and was keen to find a job that would challenge her. She has been working with Supported Employment coach Amy Fussell, who recognised Sharon’s signing skills and experience. Anoushka Cross picked up the baton when Amy went on maternity leave, and together they made Sharon’s aspirations a reality.

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2nd September 2020

Amy Stephenson

“You are empowering other people’s lives and that makes it all worthwhile.” Amy Stephenson is a 42-year-old Assistant Locality Manager (ALM) with Discovery in Yeovil and has worked with the organisation since May 2020. She works in a residential home and at two supported living houses , supporting six individuals. Being promoted to ALM in […]

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