Support Workers

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Photo: Amber


This is Amber and she started at TIME in may 2017, she’s  from south east London and is currently studying Speech and Language Therapy at the University of Manchester.

“In my free time I like cooking and going for meals with friends and family. I enjoyed spending my gap year travelling, i went to South East Asia and cant wait to go again, i’d love to go India!”

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Photo: Ameera


This is Ameera and she started at TIME in January 2018 and is a psychology undergraduate student from the University of Manchester, currently completing her final year.

“I love working with children and have volunteered internationally to support those with mental health problems and disabilities in Morocco and cannot wait to go back! My goal is to travel and volunteer more in different countries! I hope to continue studying and gain a masters degree and somewhere down the line, a clinical psychology doctorate.”

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Photo: Annie


This is Annie she started at TIME in October 2018, she has just finished her degree in Psychology at the University of Manchester, and is about to start a Forensic Psychology Masters.

“in my spare time, I like reading and cooking with family, socialising with friends and listening to music. I love travelling and meeting different people from all walks of life. I have previously volunteered to help people from a disadvantaged background with Maths and literacy and hope in my future career to work in this field”.

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Photo: Ayse


This is Ayse, she started for TIME in May 2019. She is originally from Sheffield but currently lives in Manchester studying Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University.

‘In my spare time, I enjoy going on walks with my dog, reading and cooking. I love traveling and tasting different cuisines.’

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Photo: Carys


This is Carys and she started at TIME in June 2019, originally from Wrexham she moved to Manchester to study Inclusive Education and Disabilities at the MMU in 2016. As well as working at TIME and studying she also works at the Palace Theatre

“I love working with children, especially those with special needs and I hope to carry it on in my future career. In my spare time, I enjoy going, cinema and theatre, cooking, baking, and spending time with family, friends and boyfriend”.

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Photo: Charis


This is Charis she started working for Time specialist support in July 2015.

“My favourite colour is Blue and I’m a very creative individual. Fashion is my passion and music is my muse.”


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Photo: Charlotte


This is Charlotte; she is an Occupational Therapist at a SEN college and works for Time during the holidays. She has worked for Time since 2014 and has 14 years’ experience working with children and young people who have autism and/or learning disabilities.

“I enjoy watching films, cooking, visiting museums and galleries, and swimming. I’m laid back and very quick to smile. I don’t take myself too seriously and believe that you need to get stuck in and have fun because; if you’re not having fun, you can be sure that the child isn’t either.”

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Photo: Connor


This is Connor he’s a third year Psychology student at the University of Manchester and started working with Time in September 2017. He also volunteers as a teaching assistant in a local primary school.

“In my spare time I enjoy playing and watching football, video gaming, watching films and script writing. I love working with kids and hope to become a primary school teacher in the future.”

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Photo: Fiza


This is Fiza. Fiza has been working for Time since March 2018. She worked as a Teaching Assistant with students of all ages from 2015. In late 2016, she has mostly been a Learning Support Assistant for special needs learners.

“I’m a very creative person and love a challenge! In my free time, I like to sew, crochet, make jewellery, roller-skate, spend time with friends and family, and learn new things. I love my my work; the people i work with, and support, always brighten up my day!”

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Photo: Hannah


This is Hannah she’s a 2nd year Speech and Language Therapy student at the University of Manchester. she’s originally from Nottingham.

“I love animals – I have a cat and a dog and love taking the dog on country walks, especially in the Lake District. I also frequently travel, go to gym classes and read! I spend lots of time with friends and I am very arty”.


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Photo: Hatty


This is Hatty and she started at Time in August 2018, Hatty has just graduated from the University of Salford with a degree in Human Resources Management and is currently doing a Masters in Humanitarianism and Crisis Response.

“In My spare time I like to volunteer at the Students’ Union and the National Union of Students, I also enjoy taking part in musical theatre productions! I enjoy working for Time because I enjoy the sessions and helping families out”. 

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Katie M

Katie has worked for TIME since October 2016. She is currently studying her masters in Social Work at The University of Manchester, after doing her undergraduate degree in Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies.

“I have worked with children with a range of Special Needs for 6 years and it is my favourite thing to do. I have always had a passion for getting to know the uniqueness of all people”.

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Photo: Kim


This is Kim, she is 20 years old, and is currently studying Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University, she started at TIME in September 2018. “In my spare time I love going to the gym and often go swimming. I love to travel, I’ve been to many different places and still have a lot on my list to get through! Thailand is my favourite place at the moment. I also like to read and to cook, and I love to shop”!!

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Photo: Lindsey


This is Lindsey and she lives in Droylsden, Manchester. She has been part of the Time team since January 2016. Lindsey also works at Camberwell Park Special School, which she really enjoys, she enjoys it so much she has been there for over 20 years.

“In my spare time I enjoy football and cheerleading and I’m a trained coach. Presently Camberwell Park and TIME, takes up a lot of My time so there isn’t much left for hobbies.”

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Photo: Lucy


This is Lucy, she started at TIME in June 2018 and has also worked at Hawthorns special needs school since 2010,  she loves both her jobs and feels very passionate about the role she does.  She has always worked with children and knows this is where she belongs,  she honestly says “it was and is the best experience of my life getting the chance to find out what helps each child, that I get the chance to work with, they all have their very own uniqueness”.

“in my spare time, i enjoy socialising with family and friends. I also have an adorable grandson who I love spending time with. My hobbies are swimming and walking, I love being outdoors in the sunshine.

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Photo: Maeve


This is Maeve: she started working for Time in January 2019. Maeve is from Ireland. She is a teacher with 10 years’ experience of working with young people. She has an interest in complex needs and behaviours.

“In my spare time I enjoy swimming, movies, socialising with friends, cooking, art and travelling. All behaviour is communication. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid”-Einstein.

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Photo: Maria


This is Maria and she is from Italy and came to Manchester two years ago to study medicine, she started at TIME in December of 2017

“I love movies and cinematography, and I hope to be able to make my own short movie one day. Cinema has been my passion for a while now and I hope I will be able to learn the techniques enough to direct my own movie”.

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Photo: Mercedes


This is Mercedes She started a TIME in March 2019, she’s from Madrid, but came to Manchester to study at university. she is a third-year Psychology student at The University of Manchester. In the future, she would like to work in a special needs school.

In my free time, I enjoy being outdoors (when the weather permits so) like going for a hike or for a climb in the peaks! I also really enjoy cooking and cycling.

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Niamh L

This is Niamh: she started working for Time in December 2017. Niamh is from Ireland, previously lived in Scotland and is now studying a Masters in Speech & Language Therapy at MMU. She has been working with children and young people who have autism and/or learning disabilities for 5 years.

“In my spare time I enjoy movies, musicals and travelling – I’m always planning my next trip! Last year I spent the summer volunteering in Sri Lanka with children in orphanages and schools. I’m also a huge animal lover; I have three dogs and seven donkeys in Ireland!”

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Photo: Phil


This is Phil. He lives in Stockport, he recently started to work at the Seashell trust in Cheadle.

“I like watching and playing sports, mainly tennis, badminton and football. I like watching films at the cinema, chocolate and enjoy the sunshine.  An interesting fact about me is that as a child I once met Steve McDonald out of Coronation Street and he gave me a 360 degree spinner!”

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Photo: Rameen


This is Rameen, she started at TIME in September 2018 and is currently in her final year studying sociology and criminology at MMU.

“in my spare time like going to the gym and long walks. I enjoy going swimming and playing Badminton, I like listening to all kinds of music and would love to be able to travel once I graduate. My aim is to be able to have a career which revolves around children, working at TIME has given me that chance”.

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Photo: Rogelio


This is Rogélio he’s originally from Brazil and has been living in Manchester for the last 7 years. He started at TIME in March 2018. He graduated in Psychology last August at MMU and will be starting his masters in September. 

“In my free time I like to cook, socialising and going to the gym. I love travelling and getting to know other cultures, love dogs, music and I always try to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I love working with kids, it’s quite refreshing! I find it inspiring and very gratifying!”

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Photo: Sean


This is Sean and he started for TIME way back in 2013, he has a BA in Leisure management and a H.N.D in Sports development and coaching. Along side working for TIME he is a T.A in a Behaviour school.

“I use to play Basketball at club level for Manchester, Sheffield and Jena (in Germany) I also played at international level. In my spare time I like to play and coach sports, i like to go to the gym, watch films and travel to the U.S and Europe


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Photo: Sila


This is Sila, she’s currently studying Psychology at the University of Manchester. She’s been working at Time since August 2016.

“I spend my free time with my family or I’m in the kitchen doing some baking or i’m in the gym. I can describe my self as a caring, trustworthy person.”

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Photo: Steph


Steph started working for Time in August. She is a recent Bio-Chemsitry graduate from the University of Nottingham, where she worked as a primary school student ambassador. She now works at Wythenshawe hospital in the cancer research department for the University of Manchester.

“In my spare time, I enjoy travelling, dancing and reading.”


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Photo: Vanessa


This is Vanessa she has worked for Time since May 2015. She has Level 2 British Sign Language, she is slowly learning welsh and hopes to move there. She got a degree in Environmental Biology at Liverpool University.Vanessa brings 16 years of parenting and a spirit of adventure to her Support Worker role.

“I don’t use my sign language often enough to be fluent in it unfortunately. In my spare time i enjoy swimming, cycling, kayaking, walking, climbing and sailing. I would rather be in a woodland or on a beach than in the shops, but also I like books, films, baking and real wood fires”.

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