Meet the Team

Gareth Groves

Gareth Groves

Acting Centre Manager

Gareth has worked in Social Care for over 20 years supporting both children and adults with learning, physical disabilities, epilepsy and complex needs.  Gareth is passionate about promoting choice, independence and inclusion through person centred care.  Gareth is motivated in developing a service in partnership with those that us the service, their families, colleagues and the wider community 

Maggie Harris

Maggie Harris

Assistant Manager

Maggie has over 20 years experience working in the Care sector.  She is passionate about her work and believes everyone has the right to a happy and rewarding life. She has a wealth of experience and training that makes her a strong and effective Assistant Manager

Alison Spary Hawthorn

Alison Spary Hawthorn

Senior Support Worker / Team Leader

Alison has been working in the care sector for over 20 years and is full of enthusiasim when it comes to providing the right care for young people who use the services of the Centre.  Alison knows how important it is to encourage a health living lifestyle.

Chelsea Ridgewell

Chelsea Ridgewell

Senior Support Worker / Team Leader

Chelsea has been working in the care industry for 10 years, covering a variety of roles from Care Assistant up to Senior Support Worker.  She is commited to ensuring a person centred approach for all individuals who use the service.

OUR ADMIN TEAM

Sarah

Sarah

Residential Support Worker

Mary

Mary

Residential Support Worker (Waking Night)

Ria

Ria

Residential Support Worker

John

John

Residential Support Worker

Sophie

Sophie

Residential Support Worker

Anna

Anna

Assistant Residential Support Worker

Karen

Karen

Finance Administrator

Lorraine

Lorraine

Administator

Pamela

Pamela

Admin Assistant (PT)

Chris

Chris

Admin and Archivist (PT)

OUR FUNDRAISING TEAM

We have a dedicated team of Fundraisers who also lead a group of fundraising volunteers, willing to support the work to raise publicity, funds and the profile of the Chiltern Centre.

Harriet

Harriet

Fundraiser

Jane

Jane

Head of Fundraising

Liz

Liz

Fundraiser

VOLUNTEERS

We are very proud of the long term commitment our Volunteers give us at the Chiltern Centre.
Some of our volunteers received care from the Chiltern Centre themselves in the past.
They act as positive role models to the young people currently in our care.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Paul Barrett

Chair of Trustees

 

David Sarsons

Trustee

 

Richard Money-Kyrle

Company Secretary and Legal Advisor

 

Ruth Luckett

Finance Director

 

Linda Sanderson

Trustee

 

Nigel Reading

Trustee

 

Gloria Walker

Trustee

 

Lisa Drage

Trustee

 

Steve Unsworth

Trustee

 

Nick Steel

Fundraising Committee Trustee

 

Richard Reed

Media Advisor

 

David Haddock

Trustee