Ayan Abdirahman, Training & Development Manager
Ms Abdirahman joined Oasis in June 2004 as an Administration Worker and was later on given the role of training officer. She has since worked hard to enhance her qualification and experience and managed to attain NVQ Level 3 in Management. Ms Abdirahman also completed further training in Health and Social Care which has given her additional skills in terms of the training aspects of the organisation. After completing her CIPD she was promoted to the position of Training and Development Manager and has been making sure that all new carers are properly trained and inducted. Ms Abdirahman says that “she is always keen to support all staff with additional courses which will help them continue with their professional development”.
Jake Spires, IT Technician
Mr. Spires joined Oasis as an IT Apprentice in July 2014. His work is mainly on IT solutions and taking care of office desktops and network problems. Mr. Spires also maintains all the organisation’s computer start ups and makes sure that all the social media works correctly. In addition he has been finalising the updates for the website. He has settled well and learned many great things during his short period for the organisation. Mr. Spires says that “the three biggest attributes Oasis has got is its excellent services for clients, staffs and apprentices”.
Shannon Barlow, Receptionist
Miss Barlow joined Oasis in July 2014 as a full-time receptionist and settled very well within the organisation. In addition to her full-time reception duties Miss Barlow works with the Care Management Team two days a week (Thursdays and Fridays). She keen to develop her skills and at moment in the middle of Dementia training and aims to complete her NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care. Miss Barlow’s long term goal is to become a Care Supervisor and she says “there is nothing more rewarding than looking after people who need your care”.