Our Team

Our staff team is widely experienced and regularly supported and supervised by the Services Manager. We have the range of competencies necessary to engage, provide for the needs of young people and run a successful organisation:

Within the management team we have combined experience of over 30 years working with children and young people. Their skillset includes youthworking, management qualifications, a qualified teacher with experience of early years development, Diploma in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and the use of CBT and talking therapies

Our team skillset includes:

  1. Qualified teacher
  2. Those qualified to teach post 14- adult students
  3. Qualified assessors/verifiers of curriculum work
  4. Qualified counsellors
  5. Life Coaching
  6. Level 3 Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment
  7. Trauma Recovery Training
  8. Psychology degree and Masters in Applied Psychology
  9. Masters in CAMHS
  10. Level 3 or higher Child Development Qualifications
  11. Level 3 or higher qualifications in information advice and guidance
  12. Staff with various degrees: 4 staffTeam Leading qualifications
  13. All staff Ecaf trained

 

Over recent years, a range of staff have accessed the following training opportunities:

  • Safeguarding Children and Young people
  • Safeguarding Young People with a Disability or Additional Needs
  • Safer Recruitment practices
  • Children who display sexually harmful behaviour
  • First Aid
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Child Criminal Exploitation
  • Gender Identity
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • ACES
  • Trauma Informed Practice
  • Managing Sexualised Behaviours
  • Safeguarding in a Digital World
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Food and Hygiene Level 2
  • Protective Behaviours
  • Ending Gang and Serious youth Violence
  • Preventing extremism and radicalisation
  • Toxic Trio – issue for parents and children who are compromised by substance misuse and mental health conditions

 

We take seriously the need to stay up to date with current educational practices, Local Authority statutory requirements and government directives relating to our sector and therefore we endeavour to release staff for training as and when necessary in order to improve our care of and delivery to young people we work with.

In addition to paper qualifications, our staff team has a wealth of relevant experience from prior work places and volunteering such as: running youth clubs in a community setting, project leading a volunteering programme, working for the statutory Youth Service, teaching young adults with SEN to name but a few.

Testimonial

Krunch with a K! A brilliant Voluntary organisation that is doing a huge amount to help mend the broken society.

David Cameron – Prime Minister