Our Team

All our staff are fully qualified to work in a day service setting and have an enhanced D.B.S certificate.

Anthony O’Connor

My name is Anthony and I started High Strive when the day centre I worked at closed down and realised that there was a shortage of day services for people with learning disabilities in the local area.  With 15 years experience working in the care sector, I am passionate, along with my dedicated and experienced team in making positive changes for the people that we support.

Leon Tostevin-Green

Hi, I am Leon. I have worked in the care, support and education sector for learning disabilities for 33 years. I have picked up many skills and experience in lots of areas. This experience has been useful in delivering excellent support in a day service setting. I am very devoted to person centred support and  I am extremely proud to be representing High Strive.

Julie Hicks

My name is Julie and I have worked in social care for the last 16 years. over the years I have gained experience in many aspects of care and support mainly in a day service setting. I enjoy working for High Strive supporting people to achieve their goals and aspirations and supporting them with activities of their choice.

Justine Morris

Hi, I am Justine. I have worked in care for 16 years. The experience I’ve had has given me lots of different skills which is needed within the care and support sector. High Strive is definitely a place where I want to become a devoted member of staff. High Strive promotes independence and inclusion where many great friendships have been built.