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changing job role due to disability
Hi I'm new to all this, a bit nervous and very unsure of my future could anyone give me some advice. I'm 53 and had been trying to deny my disability (hypermobility disorder, patella misalignment and arthritis in multiple joints) up til recently when mobility problems got too bad to ignore. I have just been awarded standard level PIP for both daily living and mobility needs. I work 4 hours a night 4 times a week as a cook, I was given an adjustment passport allowing me concessions such as extra breaks but I'm still finding night work too difficult. My department is now being taken over by another company so I have asked to move onto day shifts (I know for definite there will be vacancies available) 4 hours a day 2 days a week. I am scared that the new company will decide not to employ me because of my limited ability to work or they will say that I must work a minimum amount which is more than I feel i can cope with. If that is the case and I resign due to health issues would I be penalised claiming for benefits. If the new company decide not to take me on what benefits might I be entitled to.
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