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Meet The Team

All our Stepping Stones team members are fully CRB or DBS checked and have relevant experience and statutory training.

Profiles

Jane White, Business Manager

Founder of Stepping Stones, Jane is a qualified teacher who gained experience of working with people with learning disabilities in day centres and in residential care settings. Jane is now based in Wales after 20 years of running and working at Stepping Stones. She is now a director of Care Farms UK working as Project Manager at Clynfyw Farm. Clynfew is a working farm that offers students with complex learning difficulties and other vulnerable people opportunities to use the countryside as a tool for fun, learning and growth. Jane is still very much involved with Stepping Stones on many levels. It remains firmly her organisation, and everything we do is based on her original idea of providing a quality, individual service that maintains the high standards she has always set.

Debbie Grey, Service Manager

Debbie worked in a large social services day centre in Norwich for fifteen years. This was followed by seven years working in residential care homes specialising in the field of learning disability. Debbie has NVQ level 3 and 4 qualifications in Health and Social Care. She can turn her hand to most art and craft projects as well as cookery and computing.

Kerry Parker, Learning Opportunity Co-ordinator

Kerry has many years experience working in residential care settings and day services and is qualified to NVQ level 4 in Health and Social Care. Kerry has a wealth of talent and experience in the sphere of performing arts and is a classically trained singer.


Sessional Workers

Evans, Support Staff

Evans is an experienced support worker who works with us each week supporting individuals both at Stepping Stones and in the community.

Lorie, Support Staff and Fitness Instructor

Lorie is a qualifed fitness instructor who has run our Easy Exercise class for many years. Lorie can make exercise lots of fun and achievable for everyone.  She has now joined the team two days a week supporting service users in other sessions.


Specialist Tutors

Mark Turauskis

Mark leads our Monday music group. Mark teaches at Henley College and has many years experience in providing music sessions and workshops for individuals with special needs.

Wayne Parker

Wayne leads our Thursday music group. He provides a wide range of music sessions for people with disabilities in a variety of settings and is very experienced in this field.