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

Amy Stephenson is a support worker in Yeovil. She started her career with Discovery in May as lockdown was in full swing. This is her story: “I was looking for a new job because the fashion store I worked in was closing. There were lots of adverts from different care providers but Discovery’s wasn’t full […]

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