Meet the Team
Our team is made up of experienced trainers with a vast range of backgrounds and strengths. We have brought this all together to create the courses on offer, incorporating lived and life experience, in an effort to provide meaningful courses to encourage recovery.
Katy – Project Administrator
At the heart of the Recovery College Cornwall, Katy is the engine room that keeps the college going. “It’s a new and exciting project for Cornwall which I am thrilled to be a part of.” Katy is the project administrator and an integral part of the team.
Nick – Learning Support Worker
With a background in education, health and wellbeing support Nick has been a part of Pentreath for just over a year before moving across to join us here at Recovery College Cornwall as a Learning Support Worker. Nick is passionate about providing learning opportunities to aid mental recovery and believes “the biggest resource we have in our recovery is ourselves”.
Tracey – Community Trainer
“Empowerment comes from within, you just have to find where it lives. Here at Recovery College Cornwall we aim to provide you with the tools be the author of your own recovery.” Tracey has a background in education and teaching, she has been working with adults in the community for Pentreath since March 2017 and is super excited to get back to teaching and engaging with people’s recovery as a community trainer. “It is an honour to be able to be a part of peoples recovery journey”
Vicky - Learning Support Worker
With a background in Law and supporting people with learning disabilities into education, employment and training, Vicky is looking forward to being part of this new venture as a Learning Support Worker. “Being mentally well is fundamental to living the life of your choice. I am excited to support others in this journey and learn from their experiences.”
Julia - Learning Support Worker
Julia is a learning support worker and has a background in education with young people with learning disabilities and autism, as well as community development and health and wellbeing. ‘There are some amazing opportunities for the learners and workers alike with Recovery College and I feel fortunate to be part of it.’
Jason - Learning Support Worker
People say I’m happy go lucky and always smiling!! I’ve worked in adult mental health and research for ten years. My main focus was recovery and delivered the wellness recovery action plan groups. My post is funded through Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and I feel honoured to be part of the recovery college.
Paul – Development Manager
Paul has a background in mental health and expertise in leadership and project development, capacity building, evaluation and marketing. Paul is the Business Development Manager for Pentreath ltd. and has driven the development of Recovery College Cornwall from the beginning. “Everyone has the right to live a healthy, happy life and I am delighted to see the Recovery College Come to fruition”.