Getting back to work!

Hi there my name is Rachel and my husband is David and we have a 2 year old daughter! My husband is a diabetic and he has ME also. The diabetes  has caused complications with his eyes and he is now partially sighted (right eye) It’s has led to us being on benefits for the last 4 years!:( I also have multiple sclerosis and I have not been back to work since my wee girl was born. I have also been at home looking after David while his eyes were in a really bad condition for a good year! I am currently looking for part time work but it’s not easy after being off for 2 years! So David is at the point he would like to go  back to work now.  He has applied for a software development apprenticeship .. he has passed the first two psychometric tests and has got through to applying for the jobs and he has sent all the applications away.  If David gets a position within one of these jobs there is going to be a big gap between his benefits stopping and getting his first pay! If he gets through he will have to go to tech for 5 weeks and then start the job in November! So basically for David to be starting the job we will have very little income coming in for renting our house and food and also travel expenses the only jobs that are with this apprenticeship  will be an hour away from our house!

So we are just putting it out there if anyone feels they could contribute or help we would be forever grateful and blessed.

David,  Rachel and Eliza xx



Rachel Archibald 
Broughshane, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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