A great match

Workskills participant Andrew Ramsay is celebrating his 1-year anniversary working as a cleaner at Fair Repairs. Andrew has made a great impression at his workplace and is delighted to have a good, steady job that he enjoys.

“Andrew has been working for us as a cleaner for over 1 year now. We are so happy with his work that we are offering him more hours,” said Jay Bonnell, Manager at Fair Repairs.

“I’m very happy to be working for Jay’s company. I’ve been here a year already and it’s been great having a good, steady job, “said Andrew Ramsay.

 “Andrew has experienced many ups and downs over the last 25 years. We are very happy that we’ve helped him negotiate a job that he enjoys,” said Myra Kara, Employment Consultant at WorkSkills, part of The Disability Trust.

“We congratulate Andrew on achieving his 1 year milestone, and navigating his way through many challenges.”

“He has made big changes to his lifestyle to keep on track. He’s cleaning at the local school where his work is much appreciated.

 “WorkSkills has really supported me all the way”, said Andrew, “right from the beginning Myra helped me to get my Police Check, and bought me work clothes and other stuff”.

“Andrew is a great worker, and we’ve matched him with a great employer,” said Myra.

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