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    It's 25 hours a week min wage for at least 6 months doing admin.

    It's a supported environment for disabled people. I have disabilities which make it hard for me to gain mainstream employment.

    I'm torn. On the one hand, I've been told to run my money down so that I can be housed away from my parents as the home situation is awful. On the other, this job might lead somewhere.

    I already have £27,000 and PIP full rate coming in for my disability, so if I stay with my parents and take this job, then other jobs (fingers crossed) I might be able to buy my own flat eventually. Saving up wouldn't be too hard as I live rent-free and hate travelling and most other expensive things.

    Might beat the uncertainty of renting and receiving housing benefit and other benefits which could be cut by a future government.

    On the other hand, my mental health problems are quite severe so it could be that I take this job, end up with slightly more money at the end of it and am then in the same mess living with mum and dad with nobody employing me.

    This job is sort of a charity job. I'm very grateful for the offer and think I will take it.
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    (Original post by nohomo)
    It's 25 hours a week min wage for at least 6 months doing admin.

    It's a supported environment for disabled people. I have disabilities which make it hard for me to gain mainstream employment.

    I'm torn. On the one hand, I've been told to run my money down so that I can be housed away from my parents as the home situation is awful. On the other, this job might lead somewhere.

    I already have £27,000 and PIP full rate coming in for my disability, so if I stay with my parents and take this job, then other jobs (fingers crossed) I might be able to buy my own flat eventually. Saving up wouldn't be too hard as I live rent-free and hate travelling and most other expensive things.

    Might beat the uncertainty of renting and receiving housing benefit and other benefits which could be cut by a future government.

    On the other hand, my mental health problems are quite severe so it could be that I take this job, end up with slightly more money at the end of it and am then in the same mess living with mum and dad with nobody employing me.

    This job is sort of a charity job. I'm very grateful for the offer and think I will take it.
    Read the first line and concluded, NO
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    (Original post by cbreef)
    Read the first line and concluded, NO
    haha but I'm a uni dropout with severe and enduring mental health problems and autism.

    this job could get me on the road to saving up for my own flat...might not sound much to you, but it could change my life to some degree.
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    (Original post by nohomo)
    haha but I'm a uni dropout with severe and enduring mental health problems and autism.

    this job could get me on the road to saving up for my own flat...might not sound much to you, but it could change my life to some degree.
    Whatare your mental health problems exactly?
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    (Original post by cbreef)
    Whatare your mental health problems exactly?
    schizophrenia, depression and social phobia
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    Just take it, its good to have the experience on your cv and you can look for something else in the mean time.
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    (Original post by nohomo)
    It's 25 hours a week min wage for at least 6 months doing admin.

    It's a supported environment for disabled people. I have disabilities which make it hard for me to gain mainstream employment.

    I'm torn. On the one hand, I've been told to run my money down so that I can be housed away from my parents as the home situation is awful. On the other, this job might lead somewhere.

    I already have £27,000 and PIP full rate coming in for my disability, so if I stay with my parents and take this job, then other jobs (fingers crossed) I might be able to buy my own flat eventually. Saving up wouldn't be too hard as I live rent-free and hate travelling and most other expensive things.

    Might beat the uncertainty of renting and receiving housing benefit and other benefits which could be cut by a future government.

    On the other hand, my mental health problems are quite severe so it could be that I take this job, end up with slightly more money at the end of it and am then in the same mess living with mum and dad with nobody employing me.

    This job is sort of a charity job. I'm very grateful for the offer and think I will take it.
    I think it is a good idea
    you will have something on your CV
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    I think it is a good idea
    you will have something on your CV
    Think I'll take it
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    (Original post by nohomo)
    Think I'll take it
    If you do I hope it all works out for you.
    All the best
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    (Original post by nohomo)
    It's 25 hours a week min wage for at least 6 months doing admin.

    It's a supported environment for disabled people. I have disabilities which make it hard for me to gain mainstream employment.

    I'm torn. On the one hand, I've been told to run my money down so that I can be housed away from my parents as the home situation is awful. On the other, this job might lead somewhere.

    I already have £27,000 and PIP full rate coming in for my disability, so if I stay with my parents and take this job, then other jobs (fingers crossed) I might be able to buy my own flat eventually. Saving up wouldn't be too hard as I live rent-free and hate travelling and most other expensive things.

    Might beat the uncertainty of renting and receiving housing benefit and other benefits which could be cut by a future government.

    On the other hand, my mental health problems are quite severe so it could be that I take this job, end up with slightly more money at the end of it and am then in the same mess living with mum and dad with nobody employing me.

    This job is sort of a charity job. I'm very grateful for the offer and think I will take it.
    It sounds good to me. If you think you can cope with the job then I think you should take it up
 
 
 
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