Meet the Staff
Fran has worked for HS4LC since January 2018. Fran is our Routes to Employment lead. Fran enjoys running the Skills Bridge supported internship section of our Routes to Employment programmes.She also enjoys teaching the students and seeing them thrive with their new skills.
Fran loves working at HS4LC and says that everyone who works here wants to make a difference to the lives of those that come to the centre.
Sinead joined HS4LC in September 2018, as a Job coach for our SEA Change Programme. Sinead spends her days at HS4LC teaching English and Maths and visiting the students in their work placements. Sinead loves working with the young students and helping them to achieve their goals. Sinead says her role at HS4LC is very rewarding and comes with great job satisfaction. Out of work Sinead loves to spend time with her family and relaxing.
Ann joined HS4LC at the start of September last year as a Learning Support Assistant. Ann works on the SEA Change - Supported employment agency part of the HS4LC Routes to Employment programmes. Ann has experience of working with young people with autism and Asperger's Syndrome and has previously worked as an Employability Skills Tutor. Ann wanted to work here as she loves helping people and making them happy. Ann tries to make the Employable Me course as much fun as possible. In her spare time Ann loves walking her golden retriever Chester and going to live music events
Helen joined HS4LC in November 2019 as a Learning Support Assistant. She spends her days at HS4LC supporting interns and working towards new employer engagements for our Routes to Employment programmes.
Helen enjoys working with the interns and helping them to achieve and work towards their goals.
Jess has been with HS4LC since August 2019 as a Learning Support Assistant, supporting the interns that are on our Routes to Employment programmes.
Jess has 5 years experience working within supported living services for adults with disabilities and behavioral needs as a support worker which hen lead her to be an assistant manager and service's manager. Jess enjoys her role at HS4LC because she can really see the difference HS4LC makes and the work we do with each intern enables them to take another step towards the goals they have set. No two days are the same but working hard as a team makes it worth it.
Katie started working for HS4LC in July 2019 as a Learning Support Assistant. She spends most of her working week supporting interns on their work placements. Before beginning at HS4LC, Katie had completed her undergraduate degree in Counselling, Coaching & Mentoring at York St John University. Katie decided to join HS4LC because she has always wanted to help others achieve the best out of life and this job offers just that. In her spare time, she likes to socialise with her friends and binge watch a good crime drama.
Michael joined HS4LC in 2019 as the Enterprise Manger leading the HS4LC Chocolate Factory and Cafe. Michael has a lot of experience and was the manager of a busy Costa Coffee in Harrogate. Michael enjoys working with the Routes to Employment interns and seeing them develop new skills that will help them in the workplace and their future.
Sue joined HS4LC in November last year. Previously, Sue worked in mental health for 9 years, primarily in community settings. Last year, Sue completed her teacher training, specialising in special educational needs. Sue is also working towards an MSc in Health and Wellbeing, which takes up most of her spare time but she also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Sue enjoys working with young people and feels passionate about everyone having access to quality training and employment opportunities