Meet Our Team
Purpose | Integrity | Teamwork | Community | Excellence
Our dedicated and passionate staff team are united by the common goal: to inspire and guide the next generation in developing the essential skills needed to Conquer Life's challenges. Each member brings a unique set of expertise and experiences which contributes to our vibrant tapestry. Get to know the faces behind our mission as we introduce you to the heart and soul of our organisation, driven by the shared belief that every young person has the potential to achieve their dreams.
Our dynamic Managing Director has 16 years of dedicated experience delivering outcomes for Children and Young People. Paul brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the role and is a creative force who inspires innovation and fosters a culture of growth. Paul is not only a leader in his field but also a strategic thinker, navigating our path towards empowering young individuals to reach their full potential.
Lead Development Worker
Our exceptional Lead Development Worker draws from her extensive experience and passion for empowerment to leave an indelible mark on the lives she touches. Sharon plays a pivotal role in our mission and as a devoted mother of four, exemplifies the nurturing spirit that defines her. Sharon's commitment to transforming lives is not just a job, it is a personal calling that resonates in every aspect of her life.
Our diligent Administrator brings a unique blend of compassion and efficiency as a result of 6 years working in school & childcare settings. Beyond her hands-on experience, Sam is a qualified accountant, adding a strategic and analytical perspective to the team. Her adept management of our SHINE Holiday Provision showcases her organisational prowess. Sam ensures every detail is thoughtfully orchestrated to provide memorable experiences for every young person.
Lead Engagement Worker
Youth Support Worker
Our dedicated Youth Support Worker brings boundless enthusiasm to Conquer Life. Larissa is a driving force in creating a nurturing and inclusive environment for all. Her unwavering passion extends to mental health and LGBTQ+ advocacy, aligning with our mission to empower all young people. Larissa's dedication creates a supportive space that resonates with the youthwork principles and is a cornerstone of our mission.
Apprentice Youth Worker
Our Apprentice Youth Worker has a first hand understanding of growing up in our community. Taylor brings a unique empathy to the challenges young people encounter and strives to amplify the voices of those we work with, ensuring their perspectives are valued and heard. Taylor is dedicated to fostering a supportive space where every young person feels empowered, understood and encouraged on their personal development journey.
Placement Youth Support Worker
Currently pursuing a degree in Critical Approaches to Counselling and Psychotherapy at Edge Hill University, Max brings a wealth of theoretical knowledge to our team. In understanding the intricacies of mental health, Max is committed to applying these insights to support and guide young people on their development journey with us. Max's varied skillset plays a vital role in the holistic support we deliver.
Armed with a Bachelor of Arts in Counselling, Len brings a wealth of academic experience to our team. With 8 years experience working with adolescents, Len is well versed in the challenges young people face. Her blend of academic knowledge and hands-on experience positions her as a valuable asset, dedicated to providing meaningful support and guidance to the youth we serve.