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All members attending Assist Trust are given the chance to try out different work skills.

For those just starting out, this is often in the form of an internal job – such as sorting out the bins, sorting out the dishwasher or the courier job – so that people have a chance at trying things out in a manageable way.

For those who are able to travel train and cope with the responsibilities of an external placement, the employment team provide support in a very gradual and consistent way, helping to find suitable work experience and paid opportunities in the local community working with local and national employers such as:

  • Norwich Airport
  • Naked Wines
  • British Heart Foundation
  • Edwards & Blake catering
  • CO-OP
  • St Francis Church
  • St John the Baptist
  • Epic Studios
  • Brickmakers Pub
  • Doughtys
  • Norse Care Village
  • Cafe Tots
  • Phoenix Centre
  • Adnams
  • UEA
  • The Forum
  • Shelter
  • Dawns New Horizons
  • Quakers
  • Opening Doors
  • Big C
  • Sue Ryder
  • NHS Community Hospital
  • In n Out Autocentres
  • Revelation Cafe

We would like to say a massive thank you to all of the employers we work with for their fantastic and continued support.

Norwich Airport celebrates Assist Trust partnership

Right to left: Jamie Price (Norwich Airport), Roger Bilton-Hill (Assist Trust), Nathan, Nicky, Paul (members at Assist Trust) and Aaron Frost (Norwich Airport)