We have staff from more than 20 different countries, including Russia, Lithuania, Poland, Cyprus, Italy, Hungary, Poland and Zimbabwe working at National Star.
Whatever their background our staff bring unique insights into their roles and positively contribute a unique perspective to our charity. Meet some of our team members.
Thai, Occupational Therapy Assistant
Occupational Therapy Assistant Thai Nguyen turned his back on a successful career in retail to move into health and social care initially joining National Star as a care and support worker.
Find out more about Thai’s career progression at National Star
David, Personal Learning Coordinator
David is making the most of career development opportunities at National Star. Originally joining our team as a care and support worker (facilitator), David has made the most of the learning opportunities on offer and has recently been promoted to become a Personal Learning Coordinator (PLC).
Find out more about David’s career progression at National Star
Sam, Deputy Manager
Sam is a perfect example of someone who has made the most of the career development opportunities at National Star, joining the charity as a facilitator and now working as a Deputy Manager working with day students at Ullenwood.
Find out more about Sam’s career journey role at National Star
Hannah, Tutor at National Star in Wales
Drama and theatre graduate Hannah, a key member of staff at National Star in Wales, knew almost immediately that her future career lay in health and social care after working as a personal assistant to a young man with a disability after University.
Find out more about Hannah’s career progression at National Star in Wales
Matt, Senior IT Services Engineer
Matt was attracted to work at National Star by the organisation’s strong values and inspirational work with young people with disabilities.
Find out more about Matt’s role at National Star
Zoe, Head of Registered Care
Zoe has been part of National Star’s residential services for more than 15 years and in 2019 she became Head of Registered Care. She is responsible for evaluating and implementing systems and practices to improve the services we deliver, providing support to Residential Managers and leading on recruitment and pre-entry assessments for potential learners.
Find out more about what a typical day is like for Zoe at National Star
Roxanne, Hereford Senior Facilitator
Roxanne worked in retail to work before supporting students at National Star in Hereford. She loves the variety of her role and the fact that she can bring her own individual skills to the job.
Find out more about what attracted Roxanne to the role of facilitator at National Star in Hereford