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Step back to move forward

Elizabeth Feltoe | 17th September 2021

Earlier this week the Phase team went on retreat. We took two days out to spend time learning together, reflecting and thinking, and hanging out together as a group of friends and colleagues. It’s different from your standard team away day in that we didn’t once talk about KPIs, our vision for work, improvements we could make to our services, or wh

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Quarantine Musings...

Guest Contributor | 27th November 2020

This week the Phase Vice-Chair John Maguire tells us about how he has been coping with lockdown, quarantine and all things WFH... My eldest son John lives in Malta and fourth time lucky we were able to visit him at the beginning of November and then had to quarantine for fourteen days on our return.  Now the reflections below on this period include

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Volunteers - We love you!

Amanda Maylin | 5th June 2020

In a small to medium sized charity such as Phase, the help and support of our volunteers is crucial. Phase thrives because of the wonderful work that they do, and it is noticeable that this is felt at all levels and in all areas of the organisation!1st - 7th June is National Volunteers Week and as there are so many volunteers (around 50 at the last

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Tales of the unexpected

Amanda Maylin | 22nd November 2019

Recently I was telling someone about the work that I do at Phase as the Office Manager – the 5 areas that I cover (Office Admin / Finances / HR / Supporters / Communications) and what that entails for each area. But, as I thought about this a bit more it became apparent that actually much of the work that I do is unplanned and occurs due to the une

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Something new

Emily Croucher | 1st November 2019

Hello, I'm Emily and I am new! Well, not brand new. I joined the Phase team at the end of August as the Early Intervention Lead, but there are still lots of things I am getting my head around. It’s been a crazy few weeks, but I have felt so welcomed and it is a blessing to be working with such an amazing team. One of the biggest things I noticed in

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Being Part of the Phase Team...

Hannah Dengate | 17th January 2019

You are meant to thrive, not just survive. On Monday 3rd September 2018 I started working for a charity based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, called Phase as their Wellbeing Lead. Before this I was in Christchurch, Dorset working as a Youth Worker for a Baptist church, whilst also studying on the MA Course at Moorlands Bible College. Why move 163 miles

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Amy's work experience

Kieran Murphy | 22nd October 2018

Often Phase are asked if we can accommodate young people on work experience. In July Amy joined the team for the final week of the summer term, here are her thoughts on a week with the Phase team.... In July I enjoyed a week of work experience with Phase, I learnt about the amazing work they do behind the scenes as well as in schools. I had the opp

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Changes to Phase Wellbeing

Sasha Austin-Seade | 14th September 2018

The Phase team is changing again this year with Hannah Dengate joining the team as the new Wellbeing Lead as I (Sasha Austin-Seade) leave to do a bit of globe-trotting. I sat down with Hannah to find out a little bit more about her. Is it weird being interviewed by your predecessor? (Laughs) yes by you… well not really. I think it’s been great, I

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A Placement at Phase

Sasha Austin-Seade | 13th July 2018

I first stumbled upon Phase when I couldn’t find a placement anywhere else. Little did I know God had it all planned. Hi, I’m Gaby and I’m on placement at Phase! As part of my psychology university course, I am required to do a month’s worth of work experience and I chose to do youth work. I’ve always admired youth work and always wondered if that

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