Our Team

Our team consists of qualified and experienced individuals with a wide range of skills that enhance each other to deliver a quality service.  All our staff are DBS checked.

Terry Mann

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As Founder and Director of STEPScic, Terry has over nineteen years experience in social care. Having started his career at Leonard Cheshire, Terry then worked for Wigan Council taking the lead on innovative projects in adult services.

These projects gained local and national recognition and not only led to European exposure but also led to a meeting with HRH The Queen. In his spare time Terry is a committed volunteer coach for a junior rugby league team at Shevington Sharks ARLFC and has supported local sporting organisations by providing sponsorship.

Louise Mann BA(hons)QTS

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As Head of Teaching and Learning, Louise oversees accredited learning. She ensures that those individuals that wish to achieve certification are able to gain recognition for their achievements and reach their potential. Louise also undertakes the role of art workshop facilitator and is responsible for providing 2D and 3D art projects. We have been proud to present the work in previous years at the Turnpike Gallery in Leigh.

Louise brings over ten years secondary school teaching experience to both these roles.

Jackie Kennedy

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As Day Service Manager, Jackie is responsible for ensuring that all our attendees needs are met and is available for any daily queries or concerns. Jackie has worked for STEPScic for over eight years and during that time has acquired a wealth of experience and qualifications in social care. Jackie previously worked for over thirty years in travel, media and field sales for national organisations, therefore bringing excellent organisation and communication skills to the role.

Jayne Shaw

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As Administration Manager at STEPScic, Jayne is responsible for ensuring that we are compliant with all recommendations set down by local government. She has brought a wealth of experience to the role having over twenty years previous managerial experience within a leading national retail organisation and over ten years experience at the Department for Work and Pensions.

Ian Young

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As Senior Support Worker, Ian provides support and assistance as well as overseeing a designated group of attendees to ensure that we have up to date information and are meeting the needs of the individuals. Ian brings over fifteen years of social care experience and qualifications to the role. Previously, Ian was an Upholsterer and French polisher and in his spare time he is well known on the Crown Green Bowling circuit having represented Lancashire.

Ian has an extensive footballing background having not only played but also managed a team and holds a Level 1 Award in Coaching Football. We are proud to be able to use Ian’s knowledge, skills and experience when providing sessions at STEPScic.

Rob Fellows

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As a Support Worker, Rob is responsible for providing support and assistance to those individuals who access STEPScic. Rob brings over nineteen years of social care experience and qualifications to the role. Having previously been a joiner for over twenty five years, we are proud to be able to use his skills and experience within our woodwork and joinery sessions at our fully equipped workshop. In his spare time Rob likes to be outdoors, enjoying camping, rambling and other outdoor pursuits. Rob’s passion and enthusiasm for both his work and his interests engages and enthuses all our attendees

Jamie Young

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As a Support Worker, Jaime is responsible for providing support and assistance to those individuals who access STEPScic. Jaime has over 20 years experience as a fully qualified level 2 hairdresser as well as working within the care sector for Wigan Council. She has also had over 14 years managerial experience within a leading retail organisation. Jaime leads our hair and beauty sessions in our on site salon. We are proud to be able to use Jaime’s skills and experience in our sessions at STEPScic.

Aggi Chudobska

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As a support worker, Aggi is responsible for providing support and assistance to those individuals who access STEPScic. Aggi brings over eight years social care experience and qualifications to the role. Having skills within textiles and a passion for gardening, Aggi is keen to develop the skills of our attendees. We are proud to be able to use Aggi’s knowledge, skills and experience when providing sessions at STEPScic.

Vicky O'Neill

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As a Support Worker, Vicky is responsible for providing support and assistance to those individuals that access STEPScic. Vicky brings over ten years social care experience and qualifications to the role. With a passion for floristry and cake decoration Vicky is keen to pass on her knowledge and skills to our attendees. We are proud to be able to use Vicky’s skills and experience at STEPScic.

James Whinnet BA(Hons) QTS

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As a Support Worker, James is responsible for providing support and assistance to those individuals who access STEPScic. James has a wealth of knowledge and experience in education having worked in both teaching and support staff roles. James is fluent in Spanish and has a keen interest in gaming and technology. We are proud to be able to use James’s skills and experience within sessions at STEPScic.

Louise Mulvey

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As a Support Worker, Louise is responsible for providing support and assistance to those individuals who access STEPScic.  Louise brings over 8 years Level 3 Teaching Assistant experience to the role and is keen to support individuals to achieve their potential. She has a passion for baking and is keen to develop the skills of our attendees in those sessions. Louise’s passion for learning new skills engages and enthuses those who work with her.  We are proud to be able to use Louise’s knowledge, skills and experience at STEPScic.

Andy Sixsmith

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As a Support Worker, Andy is responsible for providing support and assistance to those individuals who access STEPScic.  Andy brings over twenty years of social care experience to the role, including over thirteen years of horticultural experience in a social care setting.  Andy is keen to enthuse our attendees and utilise his skills, knowledge and experience in our gardening and woodwork sessions.  In his spare time Andy is a member of a local running club and is keen to promote physical activity to improve health and wellbeing.  We are proud to be able to use Andy’s skills, knowledge and experience within sessions at STEPScic.