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“I feel part of a team with a common purpose” – Craig’s journey from Support Worker to Learning Partner at AFG

Read about Craig's 15-year career journey with AFG...

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Kev’s story – supported to live a completely different life

Kev, 33, who is autistic and nonverbal, is now is living a completely different life after the...

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Lisa’s story: from Support Worker to Senior Nurse Practitioner

Lisa Peet started working at our independent hospital in Wigan as a Support Worker in 2011 and is...

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International Nurses Day: lecturer in nursing on why he still loves a busy shift

This International Nurses Day, Edge Hill University lecturer Allen O’Connor is sharing his career...

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From Support Worker to Head of Development – Carol’s career journey with AFG over 29 years

Carol has worked in a range of roles during her 29-year career journey with AFG, helping to make a...

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‘I give people the tools they need to make a positive difference’ – Carol’s career journey at AFG 

Having joined AFG nine years ago, Carol has made a positive impact in a number of roles throughout...

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From Mental Health Nurse to Registered Manager – Carol’s Journey with AFG

Carol joined AFG 25 years ago as a Mental Health Nurse at one of our Independent Hospitals in...

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Kirsty’s Story – from HR Advisor to Chief Operating Officer

Having joined AFG fifteen years ago, Kirsty's career journey has seen her progress into a senior...

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Marion’s story – overcoming chronic pain to get first job in social care 

Marion Barraclough has a condition called degenerative disc disease, meaning she has experienced...

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Sarah’s story – being empowered to use her voice

Sarah, 37 years old, is one of the people we support on behalf of St Helens Council. She has a...

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Jean’s story – supported to live in her own home for the first time

Jean* is 76 years old and has been supported by AFG since 2018. She has a long-standing diagnosis...

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Helen’s Story – supported to take the trip of a lifetime

Helen* is a woman in her 50s who lives in one of our supported living services commissioned by...

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Jenny’s story – supported to make a new fresh start

Jenny* is a woman in her 50s with a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia and cognitive decline, a...

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Freddie’s story – a completely different life after years in institutions

Freddie* has been supported by Alternative Futures Group for 14 years. He has an acquired brain...

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Zahra’s story – supported with psychosis to achieve independence

Zahra* is a young woman in her 20s who was admitted to one of our independent hospitals in early...

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Tilly’s Story: From Support Worker to Director of Operations

Tilly’s journey with Alternative Futures Group is a fantastic example of how we offer...

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Ian’s Story – volunteering in the community and becoming a Learning Disability Trainer

Ian, 40, lives in one of our Learning Disability services commissioned by Wirral Council. He has...

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Kaley’s Story: From Support Worker to Regional Manager

Starting out as a Support Worker at just 18 years old, Kaley now leads learning disability services...

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