Staff profiles

Michaela Lishman

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Michaela Lishman

Job Title: 
 Facilities Manager. 

Date Started:
Feb 2016 

Responsibilities:
To ensure that all the buildings are cleaned and that everyone gets fed, including the ducks. 

Qualifications:
Distinction in Health and Social Care

Favourite part of the job:
Meeting new people and getting to sample the cakes!

Favourite book:
Eighteen Years - Madisen Kuhn

Jade Lishman

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Jade Lishman

Job Title: 
Facilities Assistant. 

Date Started:
Feb 2017 

Responsibilities:
To ensure that all the buildings are cleaned and that everyone gets fed and watered. Looking after the laundry is my speciality

Qualifications:
Level 2 in Music 
Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Favourite thing to do on your day off:
Going out with friends!

Favourite hobbies:
Playing the guitar, singing and reading

Carol Carver

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Carol Carver

Job Title: 
Facilities Assistant. 

Date Started:
Feb 2018 

Responsibilities:
To ensure that all the buildings are cleaned and that everyone gets fed and watered. 

Whats your favourite part of the job?
Washing up with the children. 

Favourite thing to do on your day off:
Having lunch with my friends. 

Favourite hobbies:
Collecting unusual items.

What is your favourite program?
Only fools and horses.

Tell us an interesting fact about yourself.
I can sell snow to an eskimo. 

David Sharp

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David Sharp

Job Title: 
Chief Executive.

Date Started:
March 2002.

Experience:
15 years as a part time youth worker, 12 years working in local authority leisure services, 8 years voluntary sector which include 5 years as Deputy Chief Executive.

Responsibilities: 
Everything but mainly the strategic direction of the organisation.

Favourite part of your job: 
Meeting new people and helping young people realise their potential.

Hobbies:
Mountain biking, Climbing Mountains, Sci Fi.

George Plant

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George Plant

Job Title: 
Head of Centre.

Date Started:
March 2008.

Qualifications:
Fifteen years experience, SPA, ML, CIC, BCU level 1 Coach.

Responsibilities:
Managing staff and ensuring activities are conducted in a safe environment.

Favourite part of your job:
Working with David!

Favourite Book:
Too many to list but currently Terry Pratchett books.

Favourite Quote:
'If you try, you risk failure: if you don't you ensure it.'

Judith Worrall

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Judith Worrall

Job Title: 
Bookings Manager.

Date Started:
January 2005.

Responsibilities:  
Taking bookings and looking after customers prior to their visit. Arranging site visits and school visits. Making sure everyone has a comfortable and memorable stay.

Favourite part of your job: 
Seeing smiley happy people and listening to children telling me about their day. Going to the schools prior to their visit and telling them what to expect from their visit to Carlton Lodge. 

Hobbies:  
Cycling, Open water swimming, Horse riding, baking and reading.

Favourite thing to do:  
I love riding with my cycle club (Yorkshire Cogs & Roses) and my husband and exploring everything Yorkshire and beyond has to offer. Spending time with my family and friends.

April Lishman

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April Lishman

Job Title: 
Cook

Date Started: 
April 2017. 

Responsibilities:  
Making sure that everyone staying gets a home cooked meal. 

Favourite part of your job:  
Baking.

Hobbies:  
Walking, baking, music, movies, cross stitch, arts and crafts.

What do you like to do on your days off:  
Walking, shopping and socialising with friends.

Bex Plant

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Bex Plant

Job Title: 
Activities Manager.

Started:
April 2011.

Qualifications:
10 years experience, 4* Canoe Leader, L2 Paddlesport Coach, L2 Cave Leader, Gorge and Ghyll Leader, SPA (Single Pitch Assessment) Trained and First Aid.

Responsibilities:
Managing seasonal staff and ensuring things run smoothly.

Favourite Book:
Touching the Void.

Favourite Quote:
'I haven't been everywhere yet, but it's on my list.'