Are you looking for a way to inspire and engage new talent to pursue careers in your business? Look no further! We are thrilled to introduce the new EmployAbility Hub.

The EmployAbility Hub is a partnership between Flintshire County Council and HfT, and sponsored by Deeside Business Forum, to support individuals with mental health issues, neuro-diversity and learning disabilities into paid employment, an invaluable resource designed to advise and guide you to selecting the right candidate for your vacancy.

Councillor Christine Jones, Deputy Leader for Council and Cabinet Member for Social Services, says: “As Cabinet Member for Social Services, I am pleased to be supporting this project in partnership with Deeside Business Forum to enable individuals with disabilities to secure paid employment in our local community. Our featured individuals below all have a range wide of skills and expertise to offer businesses and I am hopeful for long-lasting successful outcomes for both employees and employers.”

 


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We have a selection of candidates below who are eager to start and learn new skills! Please email the contact on the individual listing if you would like to make contact regarding that candidate.

Bethany Glyn-Davies

Good listening skills; With support can work well in a team or on own

I am an honest, motivated, hardworking, and trustworthy individual, who is always punctual and reliable with a positive ‘can do’ attitude. I am flexible in my approach and able to manage my own work load. I enjoy being part of an effective team and working together for the best outcomes.

Experience:
🔹 Assistant Domestic Hygienist
🔹 Canteen Assistant

🔹 Animal Care Assistant

For more details about Bethany, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Ellie Allott

Organised; Good communication skills; Good time keeping

I have a friendly and bubbly personality. I am approachable, trustworthy and I like being part of a team. My time keeping is excellent, I am able to adapt to new tasks well, I like to challenge myself and I can adapt to different situations. I have outstanding customer services skills and communication skills and always try to helps and assist customers to a high standard and do my best.

Experience:
🔹 Teaching Assistant
🔹 Café Assistant
🔹 Nursery Nurse

If you’d like more information about Ellie, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Charlotte Stewart

Team/independent worker; Customer services; Good communication skills

I am a kind, considerate and sociable individual who enjoys helping others and working in a team although I can also work independently. My aim is to always provide the best service possible by being professional and courteous at all times. I always go out of my way to help people to the best of my abilities. I enjoy learning new skills and setting myself challenges to develop them for the future.

Experience:
🔹 Domestic Assistant
🔹 Kitchen Assistant
🔹 Childcare Assistant

If you’d like more information about Charlotte, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Dan Kirkham

Attention to detail; Team work; COSSH Training; Food Hygiene

I am a kind and considerate individual, who enjoys helping and working with others. I aim to be professional and courteous at all times. I have great attention to detail and if shown, I can pick up a task very quickly. I am a hard-working person and enjoy meeting new people. I am friendly and create positive relationships with co-workers. I am currently on a DFN Project SEARCH internship program where I am developing my workplace skills. In my spare time I enjoy meeting up with friends and family, going for day out and traveling.

Experience:
🔹 Receptionist
🔹 Health and Safety Assistance Officer
🔹 Customer Service Assistance

If you’d like more information about Dan, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Deanna Bedford

Work to deadlines; Excellent time keeping skills; Polite and professional

I am a creative, honest, caring and polite person, who enjoys learning new skills and experiences.  I always do my best and work hard towards my goals.  I enjoy supporting others and work well in a team and independently, it is important to me to get tasks completed to a high standard.

Experience:
🔹 Kitchen Assistant
🔹 Intern

If you’d like more information about Deanna, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Dylan Aldom

Communication skills, written and Verbal; IT and Office 365 skills; Google Docs

I am a friendly, hardworking individual who is driven towards tasks and goals. I am a resilient person who is always willing to learn, adapt, and an effective communicator. I can always work toward deadlines. I have a business mindset when dealing with tasks and I am always willing to learn new skills, gain more experiences, I have an analytical mindset.

Experience:
🔹 Project Search Internship
🔹 Newcis Admin Assistant

If you’d like more information about Dylan, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Haydn Davies

Timekeeping; Organisation; Communication; Teamwork

I am an enthusiastic and committed photographer and collector, with a passion for helping people especially those with dementia, the elderly and people with disabilities which is why in my spare time I enjoy volunteering and taking photographs for workshops that support people with onset memory loss and additional needs. I have good IT skills and I’m confident using a variety of programmes such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Google Docs. I am also confident in using a photocopier for scanning, printing and copying.

Experience:
🔹 Teaching Assistant
🔹 Arts Volunteer

If you’d like more information about Haydn, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Ian Jones

Attention to detail; Health & Safety; Ability to Multitask

I am a confident, organised and active person who is keen on completing the task. I can adapt to working at a fast pace or in a calm and relaxed environment. I can listen and communicate well, working as part of a team or individually. I am a hard-working person and enjoy meeting new people. I am friendly and create positive relationships with co-workers. I recently attended a DFN Project SEARCH internship programme at GXO on Deeside Industrial Estate. The is dedicated to supporting people with a learning disability and Autism to gain skills and experiences to go into full-time employment. That being said, with my can-do attitude and witlessness to learn new skills, I believe I can become a valuable individual to your company.

Experience:
🔹 Café Assistant
🔹 Hygienist Operative
🔹 Streetscene Operative

If you’d like more information about Ian, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Jake Vernon

Problem solving; Collaborative working; Food hygiene

I am a sincere, driven, and diligent individual known for my trustworthiness. I consistently exhibit punctuality and reliability, coupled with a positive ‘can do’ attitude. With 8 years of professional experience, I possess confidence and maintain a flexible approach. I am dedicated and take pride in my work, always eager to connect with new people. In my volunteering role, I have honed effective communication and excellent customer service skills. I am adept at managing my workload independently while adhering to policies and procedures.

Experience:
🔹 Ward Assistant
🔹 Café Dai Deeside Enterprise Centre
🔹 Barnardo’s Charity Shop, Connah’s Quay

If you’d like more information about Jake, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Jordan Allshorn

Team player; Creativity; Responsibility; Time Management

I am a diligent individual with a keen interest in IT and administrative work. I am reliable and have shown myself to be a proficient timekeeper. While I enjoy working independently, I am also adaptable to working within a team. Honesty, motivation, hard work, and trustworthiness are my key attributes. I am always punctual and dependable with a positive and can-do attitude. I am flexible in my approach and can handle my workload while adhering to policies and procedures. Working effectively as a team is something that I enjoy and strive for the best outcomes. I possess excellent communication skills and I am fluent in both Welsh and English. Meeting new people is something I enjoy, and I have a strong desire to improve my skills and advance my career in this field.

Experience:
🔹 Admin Assistant

If you’d like more information about Jordan, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Lewis Batty

Great knowledge of health and safety; Organisational skills

I’m a friendly, creative, thoughtful, hardworking person who uses my own initiative. I always aim to do the best at my work and would describe myself as a team player however I am also happy to work independently if needed to.

Experience:
🔹 Stable Hand
🔹 Health and Safety checks – Clwyd Alyn
🔹 Volunteer – Hope House, Flint

If you’d like more information about Lewis, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Laura Dunning

Time keeping; People skills; Communication skills

I am a kind, hard working and professional individual with many years of hospitality experience. I always aim to do my best. I am punctual, organized and able to work as part of a team and on my own to ensure a good level of service. I have a friendly and kind disposition.

Experience:
🔹 Receptionist
🔹 Kitchen Assistant
🔹 Restaurant Assistant

If you’d like more information about Laura, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Olivia Evans

Good English & Maths Skills; Good communication skills

I am a professional, well-organised person with experience in customer service and stock rotation, who is currently seeking employment in an admin role. I’m an independent person who is very good at time keeping and keeping myself motivated. I really enjoy helping customers and solving problems. I am passionate about customer service, and know that this is a very important aspect of any business. I am also very well-mannered and enjoy working as part of a team, and on my own. I have many transferable skills and always looking to improve these with an eagerness to learn.

Experience:
🔹 Kickstart Admin Assistant
🔹 Library Assistant
🔹 Shop Assistant

If you’d like more information about Olivia, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Paige Bedford

Customer Service Skills; Till Experience; Food Hygiene Level 2

I’m hard working and motivated, I like to get my work done. I have an interest in learning new skills and crafts, I have a good understanding of ICT skills and I have a basic understanding of first aid training and COSHH. I like to put a smile on peoples face and have good social skills. I can adapt quickly to situations and can be flexible when needed.

Experience:
🔹 Café Assistant
🔹 Intern – Project Search
🔹 Volunteer – Hope House

If you’d like more information about Paige, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Tracy Seddon

Food preparation; Hygiene in the work place; Team-player

I am a hardworking individual who is very organised and an excellent time keeper. I am committed to continuous learning and currently working towards a catering qualification, I believe that obtaining this qualification will enhance my ability to contribute effectively. With a background in the food service industry and a genuine passion for providing excellent customer service, I am confident in my ability to contribute my skills and experience to the success of the catering team.

Experience:
🔹 Catering Assistant
🔹 Shop Assistant – Barnado’s

If you’d like more information about Tracy, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Thomas Wharton

ICT Skills; Organisational Skills; Till/card machine skills

I am a professional, hardworking individual with a friendly attitude, I enjoy working as part of a team and am able to use my own initiative. I have excellent time keeping and have a flare for good customer service. I enjoy all areas of catering.

Experience:
🔹 Café Assistant
🔹 Catering Assistant
🔹 Library Assistant

If you’d like more information about Thomas, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Ryan Fowler

Outdoor work/Manual labour; Hardworking; Quick learner

I am a hardworking, motivated person who likes to put all of my effort into the work I do. I’m a keen learner and I enjoy learning and developing new and current skills. I’m a great team player however, I can also work independently when needed. It’s important to me to get the job done and complete any tasks given to me to a high standard.

Experience:
🔹 Joiner’s Assistant
🔹 Volunteer – Growing Places
🔹 Volunteer – Tri Ffordd

If you’d like more information about Ryan, please contact Jennifer Lamb at jennifer.lamb@hft.org.uk.

Tyler Jones

Attention to detail; Stock checking; Problem solving skills

I am a 27 year old male who enjoys helping people and engaging in Table Top Role Playing games like Dungeons and Dragons. During the week I volunteer to give me the structure of a working environment while I work on getting my English and Maths qualifications, In my spare time I’m an avid writer and artist with the hopes of publishing my book project: The Calloused World.

Experience:
🔹 Shop Assistant (Voluntary)
🔹 Gaming Co-ordinator (Voluntary)
🔹 Covid Compliant Cleaner

If you’d like more information about Tyler, please contact Alison Adams at alison.adams@flintshire.gov.uk.

Gabrielle Whitear

Locate, deal with and respond to a variety of information sources; Communicate scientific information accurately and effectively

My passion for the environment is evidenced by my recently achieving a 2:1 on a self-funded 3-year OU BSc in Environmental Science alongside working in a full-time job. I am now looking to build a career in the environmental science sector and believe that the skills and dedication that I have shown in my current and previous roles, demonstrate that I am a quick learner and am willing to take on tasks that support the work of the organisation in a variety of ways.

Experience:
🔹 Laboratory Technician
🔹 Personal Shopper
🔹 Wildlife National Trust Volunteering

If you’d like more information about Gabrielle, please contact Alison Adams at alison.adams@flintshire.gov.uk.

Geraint Jenkins

Building rapport with customers; Good listening skills; Friendly and courteous

I am a 26 year old male, who for the last 5 years has worked for DWP, a role that involved data entry, working face to face with people and decision making skills. In my personal life, I have experience in building computers from scratch. I also enjoy customising and modifying cars/motorbikes. My main skills are working with my hands. I work well with logical problems and can see solutions. I am able to follow instructions and can finish a job to correct specifications. I can read and work to technical diagrams.

Experience:
🔹 Labour Market Decision Maker
🔹 Work Coach
🔹 Technician/Engineer

If you’d like more information about Geraint, please contact Alison Adams at alison.adams@flintshire.gov.uk.

Mark Price

Punctual; Reliable; Approachable; Good communication skills

I am 37 years old and my main hobbies are creating art and going to see live music. I am a Wrexham FC fan and love watching the games, when I am able to get a ticket. I also enjoy long walks with my rescue dog, “Doug the Pug”. I spend a lot of my time looking after my son Corey. He is 10 and has epilepsy and autism. I love the way he sees and interacts with world.

Experience:
🔹 Session Worker – NEWMind
🔹 Support Worker
🔹 Carer for son

If you’d like more information about Mark, please contact Alison Adams at alison.adams@flintshire.gov.uk.

Izaak Davies

Organised; Eye for detail; Loyal and trustworthy employee

I am 18 years old male who has autism. I have a love for pro wrestling and I trained for 4 years at a local training centre in Connah’s Quay. I also have a love for gaming and music. I really enjoy baking, this was a skill I picked up whilst studying food science for A-Levels. I am a hardworking person who is willing to learn new skills. I am organised and have an eye for detail. I am a loyal and trustworthy employee who can work alone or as part of a team.

Experience:
🔹 Kitchen Assistant

If you’d like more information about Izaak, please contact Alison Adams at alison.adams@flintshire.gov.uk.

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