Rae has re-joined Marches Family Network as the Deputy Manager having previously being the Accounts Clerk several years ago. She is an accountant who was previously employed at a local primary school as the School Business Manager. Rae hopes that she will be able to combine the experiences of both to manage Marches Family Network office and staff, workers and volunteers.
Family Services Co-ordinator, Fundraiser and Designated Safeguarding Lead
Kerry is a qualified Social Worker and has worked in a wide variety of different settings, mainly in the disability sector, during her career. She registers and assesses all children and young people accessing MFN activities. She also provides advice and information to families who have a child with a disability and supports registered families with Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payments applications and appeals. As Designated Safeguarding Lead for the charity, Kerry is contactable by phone during all sessions for safeguarding queries and concerns.
Projects Co-ordinator and Leader
Meg joined Marches Family Network in 2018, starting as a volunteer and soon after became a youth worker then senior youth worker, before becoming a leader. Until starting in her current post, Meg also ran both the Hereford and Leominster Connect sessions. Meg is the main point of contact in the office for all queries relating to venue and entertainment bookings, resources, registers and risk assessments, as well as being the leader during the sessions.
Accounts and Payroll Assistant
Steve is a qualified accountant with a wide range of experience. He has worked in Local Government, the NHS and most recently as Bursar for the Aylestone Federation of Schools. Although Steve had taken early retirement he is delighted with the opportunity to work with the Marches Family Network on a part time basis. He hopes to be able to use his financial experience to help them as much as possible. Amongst other things Steve enjoys running, and despite his advancing years he recently completed the London Marathon.