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getting back to work, with support
hi, I was a postman for ten years from 2003 till 2013, when I was kind of forced into I'll health retirement.
The job became to physically demanding for me, and although Royal Mail did offer alternative work they didn't try very hard.
I have minimal cerebral palsy, which affects my right side, and general wear and tear with osteoarthritis to the left. Also, the main reason for giving up work, was severe depression, which I am still currently fighting with counselling and strong medication.
I don't think I am doing myself any favours now just sitting around. The whole family are suffering. My relationship with my wife is at an all time low.
I need to be seen to making an effort to return to work, but I'm scared.
What support is available for me if I wish to try for work?