Profiles


Hello everybody! My name is James Gibbs, I’m a Scorpio who loves photography, cycling and travelling. I recently came home from two years travelling abroad, and I have been working for Creative Support since November 2012. I’m still very new to the organisation, but in the short time I’ve been here I’ve felt incredibly welcome and really enjoyed my work. I work as […]


Hi! My name is Mike Edwards and I am Development Officer for the North East region, working alongside Lucy Allen. I have worked for Creative Support since 2008, as a Support Worker on Middlesbrough’s Floating Support team. I enjoy working for Creative Support, meeting and working with service users and staff and I am looking […]


We are currently recruiting Support Workers for our Outreach team in Salford, to apply please click here. Rosamund is a Senior Support Worker in Salford currently working on our Outreach team. Below she has written a brief summary of her experience in the role. I currently work as part of the Outreach team in Salford; it’s […]


My name is Philip Sykes and I have been working for Creative Support since October 2006. Creative Support has given me years worth of varied roles and unforgettable experiences and has supported me to follow my own creative endeavours. I  studied New Music and Media at UCLAN in Preston and graduated in 2003. I learnt […]


What is your job title? Graduate Development Officer What does this involve? A bit of everything – I am attached to one of the Directors so I work in several different areas in the North of England. What I’m doing tends to change from week to week depending on the development needs of different services. […]


What is your job title? Tendering and Development Officer  What does this involve? Local Councils commission care and support services through a competitive tendering process. It is the job of myself and the other members of the Tendering and Development team to demonstrate that Creative Support has the expertise and experience to deliver the service […]


What is your job title? Support Worker How long have you worked at Creative Support? Three years at the end of March 2013. What would a general day’s work look like for you? I come into work and look at the daily duty sheet to see what timetable of events I have been allocated for […]


My name is Hannah McCann and I have worked with Creative Support since June 2012. I am the Development Officer for Cumbria and I can happily say that I absolutely love my job. This blog will tell you a little bit about the circumstances that led me to this job, and why I enjoy it […]


Our Marketing Assistant, Natasha Kirby, has been completing a Level 3 Diploma in Marketing. For this course she was asked to present for 10 minutes on her organisation and role – take a look at the great presentation she gave here!


My name is Natasha Kirby and today is my two year anniversary working at Creative Support! I am the Marketing Assistant based at head office. I started working in the organisation as an apprentice and really didn’t know what to expect – it’s my first job and I was only 18 years old. I remember […]


My first day at Creative Support was Monday 18th June 2012. Before then I had worked for a year in a high street bookmakers. When I tell people this they are generally quite surprised although I’m not really sure why … When I took the job at the bookies I had just graduated from University. […]


It fills me with great inspiration to tell you all a little bit about my walk of life. For many years as a young boy I felt like a lost sheep, mainly because I didn’t have a loving, nurturing family to support and guide me. I was always looking for a sense of warmth and […]