Kim Mirrelson

Kim Mirrelson Community Fieldworker My role: Iv’e been a Community Fieldworker with Embrace now for almost 2 years now and embraced every moment. My job enables me to empower and potentially change families lives who need that extra help with where to go and who to turn to or even...

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Helena Smith

Helena Smith SENDIASS Caseworker My role: I provide support to families with children and young people (aged 0-25) with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). I am an impartial and independent representative who can provide information, advice and support on issues across Education, Health and Care. I also help in resolving disagreements, mediation...

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Michelle Ryan

Michelle Ryan Child Protection Fieldworker My role: I am an Independent Advocate within the Parental Advocacy Project. In this role I support parents whose children are on a plan through social care involvement. I will help them have a voice and to be a part of decision making in relation to...

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Beth Bannister

Beth Bannister Lets’ Connect – Community Connector My role: I am the let’s connect Co-ordinator and I have worked at Embrace for two years which I have loved! Let’s connect is a lottery funded project aimed at reducing social isolation for adult over 18 years across the borough.   Our goal...

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Lisa Aldred

Lisa Aldred Parent Participation Co-ordinator My role: Coming Soon My item: Coming soon l.aldred@embracewiganandleigh.org.uk 01942 233323 Find out...

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Louise Hartley

Louise Hartley EHC Fieldworker My role: As early years key worker I work specifically with children aged 0-5 years with additional needs and their families.  I offer a person centred approach which means that the support provided meets the individual/families needs.  The role is wide ranging and can include attending appointments, signposting, viewing potential nurseries and...

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Chris Hamnett

Chris Hamnett Fieldwork Manager My role: Hello! My name is Chris and my job title is Field Work manager. I have worked here for 5 years now and have volunteered for many more. During this time, I have held a variety of different roles across the organisation giving me a...

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts PA Recruitment My role: I support families to recruit Personal Assistants to work with a family member; adult or child To improve the quality of their life whether at home or out in the community.  My item: I chose the fir cone and shell because I love nature,...

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Nicole Robertson

Nicole Robertson Let’s Connect – Circles Co-ordinator My role: My role is to work alongside Beth on the Let’s Connect project to promote inclusion and reduce social isolation in adults across the borough. I set up Circles of Support for individuals to create and strengthen their social network, and build...

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