Gary is our Services Manager, overseeing the management of all Springside services in the South West.
He has many years experience within senior management, including Director of Nursing and Clinical director within the independent sector. Gary is a registered learning disabilities nurse with other special interests in epilepsy and early dementia.
Natalie is both a Support Worker and the Outreach Team Leader. After completing a degree in Psychology Natalie initially trained as a Duty manager in a supermarket. In her spare time she volunteered at a young carers support group.
Natalie joined Cygnet Springside in May 2009. She is passionate about her work and thoroughly enjoys supporting others to achieve their goals. In her spare time she enjoys swimming, art, walking, film, and music.
Amy joined the Cygnet Springside team in November 2009. Amy has been working in special needs for 4 years; her background is in childcare at a special needs school but has enjoyed the change of working with adults while she has been with Cygnet Health.
Amy studied psychology at Southampton and feel this supports her role as a support worker. In her spare time she enjoys playing golf, going to the gym, walking, shopping and reading. Amy also likes to keep up to date with any new literature and methods that could be of use to service users.
John has been working with adults with autism/Aspergers and associated mental health problems since 2002. He initially started working in residential units before moving on to secure units to gain more experience. John started working for Cygnet Springside in May 2009.
Married with two daughters John spends most of his spare time babysitting his grand children.
Becci started with Cygnet in September 2009. She has been working with individuals with Autism/Aspergers for over two years and thoroughly enjoys her work.
Prior to joining Cygnet Becci worked in residential care, caring for adults with Autism who presented challenging behaviour; this was rewarding work which helped her to understand Autism more. Becci also has a son with Aspergers and recognises the need for valued support.