The Team

Director

Bradley Cummings Your Skills/Experience:  I grew up in the local area as a young child and spent most of my evenings and weekends attending the adventure playground. I initially became involved with Somerville again in my adult life as a volunteer almost 14 years ago as I wanted to give something back to my local […]

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Manager

Peter Dacres Your Skills/Experience: I have been working at Somerville since April 2016 and have 20 years experience of working with children and young people. As well as managing our amazing staff, I deliver a range of activities and workshops relating to issues young people may be facing and accredited courses such as the Duke […]

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Outreach and Activities Worker

Name: Katy Weston Your Skills/Experience: Qualified playworker with more than ten years experience.Qualified Team leader with two years experience.Professional face painter. Why I like to work for SYPP: Somerville is my second home and I see the staff, children and other users as my extended family. I am proud to be able to provide local […]

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Play Worker

Amy Richards – Vassell Your Skills/Experience: 5+ years working with young people of all ages and abilities. I am a patient, enthusiastic individual who supports,encourages and motivates young people to reach their potential through conversation and various activities. Why I like to work for SYPP: It is a very calm environment where I am given […]

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Youth Support Worker

On Sy Yuen Your Skills/Experience: Certificates in City and Guilds 383 level 1 National Diploma in Dental Technology Assistant manager and secretary of a local community football team that were champions in their league 2002-2008 Southwark school boys runner-up in table tennis.  Why I like to work for SYPP: I like to support positive change […]

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Play Worker

Name: Tony Knight Your Skills/Experience: I have been at The Somerville for fifteen years. I am very motivated and bring energy to the playground. I am a positive person and always have a smile and a big “hello” for the families that visit us. I use my initiative and will turn my hand to all […]

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Play Worker

Name: Andrew Hunte Your Skills/Experience: I have worked at The Somerville as a playworker for ten years. I believe that I am organised, reliable and help to maintain the structure of the playground and make sure that the children are safe while having fun. I also have a good sense of humour and like to […]

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Support Staff

Name: Jamie Simpson Role: Administrator Your Skills/Experience: I have worked at The Somerville for just over a year, fulfilling the administrative duties as well as helping to deliver projects and activities. Why I like to work for SYPP: The Somerville is an integral part of the community that I grew up in. It has a […]