Ben Small, from Kensington, Liverpool, was turning into annoyed
together with his fruitless job search regardless of having an NVQ in catering
and finishing work expertise with large chains.
After Ben’s story went worldwide his dad Mike says he has now
contemplating three companies – Costa Espresso on the Royal Liverpool
Hospital, family-run Wilson’s Kitchen and a faculty for younger
individuals with autism.
He mentioned: “These three look fairly promising and Fiona has despatched
off Ben’s CV to them. We’re actually happy.
“Clearly on the finish of the day it is Ben’s alternative however at the least
he has a hell of much more choices than he did earlier than this.
“We’re holding our fingers crossed that he may have a job
inside the subsequent few weeks. Ben is an efficient employee. He simply will get
on with it and he enjoys it.
“A job is what he desires – to him being grown up is all about
going out to work.”
Fiona’s unique Twitter publish has now been retweeted over 800
She wrote: “Received’t somebody within the Liverpool space give my step
son, Ben, who has Down’s Syndrome an opportunity at a paid job?
Motivated with NVQ 2 in catering.”
Wilsons Kitchen responded by saying: “we’re a small household run
Liverpool cafe and we might like to #GiveBenAJob”
Mike mentioned he, Fiona and Ben’s mum Doreen had been surprised by
the success of the marketing campaign.
He mentioned: “After Ben was within the Liverpool Echo Good Morning
Britain have been in contact they usually have been speaking about him in
Seattle in America. Apparently it’s even gone to Indonesia,
Hong Kong and Thailand.
“It simply began off as an off the cuff remark from Fiona
about placing it on Twitter and it’s actually taken off. It’s
been completely mad. Of an evening we simply sit there
one another saying “My God!”
“Ben is lapping it up – I feel he thinks he is a WWE wrestler
with all of the images and folks ringing him up!”
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