All staff, trustees and volunteers are trained in safeguarding at appropriate levels as well as DBS checked.
Adam Woodhouse – Senior Youthworker (Level 4)
Adam joined us in 2009 having trained at The Open University to lead and develop the work of The Edge. Adam helps in most areas of the project but has responsibility for the overall management of the project. Adam is trained in young peoples mental health support, physical health inc stop smoking support. He has also trained in designated safeguarding leadership and team management.
Carly Martin – Youth Outreach Worker (Level 3)
Carly joined us in 2014 funded by Children In Need. Carly trained at CYM and Interserve. Carly works with young carers, girls group and Baby Bank service. Carly is trained in young peoples health including mental health.
Declan Norton – Youth Outreach Worker (training to Level 2)
Declan joined us in 2013 as an apprentice and is now a full member of our team. Declan is training with Intouch Care in play work. Declan enjoys doing all things to do with healthy lifestyles and runs our drop-ins. Declan is trained in stop smoking support and young peoples mental health support, Declan is also a trained volunteers’ supervisor.
Coran Oxley – Youth Outreach Worker (training to Level 2)
Coran joined us in 2014 as an apprentice and is now a full member of our team. Coran is training with Intouch Care in playwork. Coran runs our children’s work including a playpod for 5-11s on a Monday afternoon and schools based mentoring. Coran was a young carer so enjoys helping Carly with the young carers breakfast club. Coran is also trained in young people health support including mental health and autism support.
Caleb Manders – GAP trainee youth worker (training to Diploma level 3)
Caleb is the newest member of our team joining in May 2016. Caleb is on a 6-9 month traineeship and is studying at YMCA College on a diploma course in physical education. Caleb joins us to work in all areas of the project to learn about working with Youth Work. Watch this space!
Laura Lalu – Girls Group youth worker
Connor Lalu – On placement from Tong High School
Billy Oxley – Graphic design, art and sports worker
Callum Lisle – Sailing assistant watch leader and sports worker
Dave Hall – Chairman
Mark Woodhouse – Treasurer