A 'working' future for adults with Autism in Sheffield

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The Team

Glynis Beck

Glynis Beck
Centre Manager

Glynis is the Centre manager and has built up the centre over the past 16 years. Glynis’s past employment history has always been with children and young adults with various disabilities within main stream schools. Glynis has over 18 years’ experience working with children and adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Jayne Hurdley

Jayne Hurdley
Support Coordinator

Jayne is our Employment Support Coordinator. She has been with the Centre for over 8 years, and worked previously as a Holistic Therapist. Within this role she gained some experience working with people with Autism and Learning Difficulties delivering confidence, relaxation and self-esteem building classes, as well as providing one to one therapies.

Elisha Goddard

Elisha Goddard
Specialist Job Coach

Elisha started out as a volunteer with the Centre, and achieved paid work with us following this.

She completed her College studies in Health & Social care initially, and more recently Youth work. She is looking to progress on to further study at University in coming years.  Elisha has an interest and natural ability towards working with adults with Autism, and hopes to develop her career in this field for the future.

Andy Gibson

Andy Gibson
Specialist Job Coach

Andy started with us as a volunteer and recently became one of our Specialist Job Coaches.  Andy's background is catering and hospitality.  Andy has experience in supporting children with autism within education and social activities.  Andy is keen to extend and develop the knowledge he has gained whilst volunteering with us.

Jan Ridgway

Jan Ridgway
Specialist Job Coach

Jan first joined us as a volunteer and is one of the most recent members of our team.  Jan's background is as a SEN specialist teacher in Rotherham supporting children with a range of special needs.  Jan has been involved in developing and delivering training to staff in schools regarding meeting the needs of children on the spectrum.  Jan has not worked in supporting adults in the workplace before and she is keen to take up this new challenge as a Specialist Job Coach.