New member of staff for Ingleton coffee shop

Country Harvest staff Harriet Phillipson, Joanne Mackay and Janet Tyrer with Sam Woodhouse and owner Mike Clark.
Country Harvest staff Harriet Phillipson, Joanne Mackay and Janet Tyrer with Sam Woodhouse and owner Mike Clark.
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Sam Woodhouse is the newest member of staff at Country Harvest, near Ingleton.

Sam, 22, from Ingleton, will work two mornings a week in the coffee shop from July 26. He and his family already know many of the 70-strong team at Country Harvest and his mentor will be coffee shop assistant Janet Tyrer.

Country Harvest managing director Mike Clark said: “We are delighted Sam is joining our team and we look forward to working with him.”

WorkFit’s employment development officer in the north, Alison Thwaite, added: “Sam is a delightful young man with a great range of skills and experience and he is very excited about starting his new job at Country Harvest, where the team are hugely supportive and committed to inclusion.”

WorkFit supports people with Down’s syndrome to access meaningful work opportunities that can benefit the rest of their lives.

If you or someone you know has Down’s syndrome or if you are an employer that would like to know more about WorkFit, contact them on 0333 1212 300 or email dsworkfit@downs-syndrome.org.uk.