No. 1 Care Giver

Milo To some, Milo is the most important member of the team. Milo is a black Spanish Water Dog cross and belongs to Louise. Everyone does their best to look after Milo and he looks after us too. He’s always around for cuddles if someone’s upset or stressed. Milo is a bouncy 4-year-old and loves…

Employment Specialist

Louise Hunt Last year I retired from competitive sport. I was an elite wheelchair tennis player for several years, reaching the top ten in the world and competing at two Paralympic games, as well as Wimbledon. It was fantastic! My sport has taught me a lot about resilience, work ethic and determination and I am…

Finance and Admin

Alison Harris I joined Phoenix in 2019 as a service user. I have worked in production, been a volunteer and am now a member of staff . . . so I have first-hand experience of the difference Phoenix can make in someone’s life. People ask me how ‘someone like me’ could have been a service…

Production Supervisor

Kenny Meacham Let’s start by telling you a little bit about my background, I was born in June 1979 with Cerebral Palsy. I grew up locally in Swindon. I have 2 siblings, who are both younger than me. In my spare time I enjoy watching and betting on football and horse racing (my favourite teams…

Commercial Manager

Karen Hyde I’ve worked in the Mailing Fulfilment industry for many years both as an employee and self-employed. At Phoenix I’ve used my skills to grow the range of services that we offer, introduced new working practices and improved quality and turnaround. Our people at Phoenix never cease to amaze me with their ability and…

Fundraising

Malveen Kaur I was originally referred to Phoenix by the Nelson Trust in Swindon having experienced a period of poor mental health due to intensifying personal difficulties. When I first entered Phoenix I instantly knew that I had come to the right place to seek the support I needed. At Phoenix I learnt that having…

People Support

Mark Burton I originally trained and qualified in Graphic Design and Illustration and loved my years working as a freelance Illustrator. I did commissions for lots of high profile advertising agencies, book publishers and popular high-street magazines. This led to offers of teaching at local colleges, which I grabbed with both hands. After qualifying as…

Clare McDougall Not a day goes by without me being awestruck by the fabulous staff, trustees and volunteers at Phoenix – their patience, dedication, creativity and resilience is inspiring! In many ways my life experience to-date has been preparing me for this role at Phoenix. It starts with my beloved Grandmère who founded Cluny Farm…