What is your job?

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Re: What is your job?

Postby Strawberryocean » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:19 am

I'm a student nurse, it can be hugely frustrating and i have had a lot of stumbling blocks along the way. The type of environment i work in can help or hinder my dyspraxia.

I hope when i qualify i can work in elderly care, as that seems to be well suited to my needs, it's not too specialised that i feel out of my depth, but at the same time, due to their decreasing independence, there's a lot of hands on care involved.

Also i found that i met some brilliant nurses in that area. Elderly care isn't often a popular choice, so the nurses that do work there, really are passionate about what they do.

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Re: What is your job?

Postby djgard27 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:33 pm

I work as a application support analyst in a university previously i worked in finance in a college. Its not going aswell as I would have hoped only been here 3 months and on a years contract with the potential of becoming permanent could be busier I find i perform better when busier with my dyspraxic tendencies. But its a good enviroment to work in.

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Re: What is your job?

Postby XIX » Sat May 20, 2017 2:05 pm

I work as a passenger assistant, transporting children to special needs schools. I also work as a support worker for adults that may have special health needs, require 24/7 care and have learning disabilities.

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Re: What is your job?

Postby WilliamR » Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:32 pm

I work for Mencap in Leeds as an Admin Support for the Employ Me programme. As the name suggests, Employ Me finds jobs for people with a learning disability. I'm comfortable with most of my tasks; indeed, daft as it sounds, my dyspraxia gives me a problem when it comes to menial jobs. I also struggle when there are too many people in the office and too much noise. Also there are issues with travel. I like routine in my job, although not too much!

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Re: What is your job?

Postby sonar » Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:46 pm

I am a Retail Security Guard

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Re: What is your job?

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Re: What is your job?

Postby athletic dysprax » Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:20 am

Investment banking analyst

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Re: What is your job?

Postby jayalexander » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:50 am

I work for the NHS 111 service as a health advisor. Been doing it for 6 years now although I've only work part-time hours for half of that as I become accustomed to living on a tight budget.

It really pisses me off the amount of folk that ring in with minor ailments, who think that they are at death's door!

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Re: What is your job?

Postby Desert Rose » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:52 pm

I'm training as a horticulturalist with going into botany or taxonomy as my long term ambition.


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