Our Staff Members

The staff at Waves are more than just people who work there, everyone is part of the Waves family.

Making sure everyone has the right skill set is also crucial to the success of Waves and the people we help therefore constant training is available, minimum requirements are set and regular assessments of staff is undertaken.

Managing Director, Ben Wright is in charge of ensuring all staff are trained to the highest CQC standards.

Centre Manager, Sue Robertson is responsible for the day to day running if the centre and she is complimented by Centre staff who have skills in the following areas:

  • Working with a wide range of adults and young people 16+ with physical and/or learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Using a total communication package
  • Planning a curriculum that is person centred
  • Promoting independence

Staff Members:

  • Debbie Arnott
    Debbie Arnott
    Drum and Dance Specialist
  • Kirstean Bell
    Kirstean Bell
    Personal Care Assistant
  • Nicola Boothroyd
    Nicola Boothroyd
    Assistant Team Leader/Respite Co-ordinator
  • Nicola Collins
    Nicola Collins
    Waves Personal Care Team
  • Kristie Connolly
    Kristie Connolly
    Other
  • Rachel Essen
    Rachel Essen
    Head of Education
  • Christine Fensom
    Christine Fensom
    Waves Personal Care Team
  • Freda Gee
    Freda Gee
    Sports and Games Specialist
  • Kayleigh Haigh
    Kayleigh Haigh
    Waves Personal Care Team (Modern Apprentice)
  • Sallyanne  Hazzard
    Sallyanne Hazzard
    Chief Executive
  • Roger Hazzard
    Roger Hazzard
    Finance Director
  • Bridget Holmes
    Bridget Holmes
    Waves Personal Care Team
  • Megan Hopson
    Megan Hopson
    Team Leader - Darwin's Retreat
  • Trevor  Hughes
    Trevor Hughes
    Waves Personal Care Team
  • Peter Jones
    Peter Jones
    Other
  • Mark Lawrence
    Mark Lawrence
    Garden Project Supervisor
  • Holly Locke
    Holly Locke
    Waves Personal Care Team
  • Paige McGurty
    Paige McGurty
    Receptionist / Office Administrator
  • Lisa Milnes
    Lisa Milnes
    Personal Care Assistant
  • Shaun Murphy
    Shaun Murphy
    Waves Personal Care Team
  • Caitlin ONeill
    Caitlin ONeill
    Waves Personal Care Team
  • Matthew Phillips
    Matthew Phillips
    Media / Soundwaves
  • Julie Reaney
    Julie Reaney
    Chef
  • Sue Robertson
    Sue Robertson
    Manager
  • Cameron  Russell
    Cameron Russell
    Waves Personal Care Team (Modern Apprentice)
  • Kate Simpson
    Kate Simpson
    PA / Beauty Therapist
  • Sarbjit Singh
    Sarbjit Singh
    Chef
  • Angela Skelton
    Angela Skelton
    Other
  • Stevie Smith
    Stevie Smith
    Waves Personal Care Team
  • Jo Stanislaus
    Jo Stanislaus
    Personal Care Assistant
  • Karen State
    Karen State
    Team Leader - Darwin's Retreat
  • Will Styan
    Will Styan
    Garden Project Supervisor
  • Will Styan
    Will Styan
    Garden Project Supervisor
  • Becky Walker
    Becky Walker
    Other
  • Jackie West
    Jackie West
    Personal Care Assistant
  • Jayne Wright
    Jayne Wright
    Team Leader - Creative Enterprise
  • Ben Wright
    Ben Wright
    Managing Director

"Waves has been a life saver for Lewis, the fact that they are proactive in finding work placements for the individual is fantastic."

Andrew says:
"If it wasn’t for Waves I would be stuck at home. I love it!"

Tom Hall says:
"They take us to some nice places, I enjoy coming to Waves!"

"Waves is fantastic! Ryan had fish for the first time at Waves, so we can go to the chippy now for fish and chips."

Ashton says:
"I like having my nails done with my tokens"

Liam says:
"Coming to Waves has made me less lazy and I’m encouraged to try new things."

James says:
"I like to help clean the animals and I like going out."

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