Thomas Memery LLB
Committed to raising standards in the Third Sector; eradicating poverty and encouraging young people to reach their potential. Managed award-winning social enterprise helping members of BME communities to start their own businesses.
Janet has worked mainly in the commercial sector and is responsible for all aspects of Omega administration and finance. She also coordinates the carer support groups and forum in Wolverhampton.
Holds First Class Degree in Film from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth; has a natural aptitude for media, communication and design.
District Nurse / Midwife in rural Suffolk, and Great Yarmouth & Waveney PCT. Specialist Practitioner District Nurse in Halesworth, and Primary Care Cancer and Palliative Care Lead. Led on investment plan for Norfolk & Waveney Cancer Network.
Hailing from Australia, Margaret has qualifications in Psychology; extensive work on social care, disability and long-term illness projects. With personal experience as a carer, she is committed to empowering those in need.
Chatterbox Project Coordinator
Maggie leads our delivery of Chatterbox, a high quality telephone befriending service aimed at people who have become, or who may be at risk of becoming, socially isolated. She recently wrote a dissertation on the effectiveness of befriending people in the community and was awarded a first class degree in Public Health in 2012. Maggie is an Omega Facilitator and an accomplished Complementary Practitioner with over 20 years’ experience, much of it working within palliative care.
Community Learning Coordinator
Over 30 years experience working with people in the community, specialising in working with people who at times are not in work. Nicky spent a good proportion of her working life in Wolverhampton before moving onto Telford to work with unemployed adults and their families. At Omega her role is developing, delivering and coordinating a range of community learning sessions with participants, in response to their specific needs and wishes, for example, money management, health and well being, computing and genealogy. Nicky has had first hand experience of the caring role.
Jenny has lived in Shrewsbury for 3 years and has volunteered with Riding for the Disabled, enabling disabled children to access the theraputic value of horses. She is currently studying for a BSc in Mathematics with the Open University, and in her spare time enjoys making music, singing and trampolining.