Our Staff

Sally DanceSally Dance

Sally is EDMHSS Coordinator. She began working with EDMHSS in 1979 as a volunteer and in 2000 she was appointed to the role of Coordinator. She is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the charity. This includes supervising the delivery of services, recruiting and monitoring volunteers and developing successful partnerships with local agencies and with the local community. Her work ensures that the work we do as a charity continues to be relevant to the needs of local service users.

Sally is a people person who is very passionate about the charity and the people who receive our help and support. She has a Certificate in Community Mental Health Care from the University of Birmingham, a Certificate in Basic Counselling Skills and a Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace. In her spare time, Sally enjoys walking, crosswords and spending time with her family.

Sandie Connell

Sandie Waring

Sandie is manager of The Welcome Club. She plans and supervises activities, games and trips for the service users. Along with the help of the volunteers, she makes many cups of tea and coffee for the service users and gives them opportunities to chat to a good listener.

Before coming to EDMHSS she worked for many years supporting adults with brain injuries in an education centre, enabling them to participate in many activities such as art, gardening and exercising.

Sandie has a degree in structural textiles which she undertook as a mature student when having a career break from travelling the country as display manager for a retail chain. When she is not working, she loves getting out in the garden. She is also a member of a ladies Morris Dancing group and spends many evenings or weekends dancing in pub car parks or at festivals and fetes.

Mel SpiresMel Spires

Mel works at the Welcome Club. She began working at EDMHSS at the beginning of March 2016 and her role is to assist with activities and offer support to service users who attend the club. Mel feels that it is important that she makes a difference to the day that service users are having and always tries to make every Welcome Club special for every service user.

In her spare time Mel cares for her family and enjoys surfing the net and doing as many puzzles as she can.

 

Sally Earley

Sally’s role at EDMHSS is Marketing PR & Fundraising, this is predominantly office based but she loves taking time getting to know all the members. Her background is special needs education, she is experienced in BSL. (British Sign Language)

Sally moved from Birmingham to Evesham in 2004 and worked as Volunteer Co-ordinator & Community Transport Manager for Evesham Volunteer Centre. Her interests include, antiques, theatre, music, keeping bunny rabbits & being out & about, she is also a youth leader for her church.