Meet our staff

All our staff are experienced and well qualified, having worked with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities for many years.

Helen Hurdman leads an experienced team of nine staff, supported a trained bank of volunteers. Every member of staff has been involved with teaching young adults with learning difficulties/ disabilities.  Everyone has a first aid certificate.

“The staff at Working World all are lovely. They are all really helpful; I have no worries about the staff there. Whenever I go to a function or for another reason they are all very pleasant.”
Suzanne  Mattocks, May 2015

Meet Helen

Helen staff photo Name: Helen Hurdman
Position: Project Manager /Safeguarding Lead
Contact: 07966 922223 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Helen opened Working World in September 2008. The original base was at the Adventure Playground until 2019. Helen then moved the Training Centre to the present larger location at Wallace House in Evesham. Helen has a varied portfolio of qualifications and she has many years of valuable experience working with people who need extra support. Helen has strived to make Working World the success it is today. Her vision for the Training Centre has enabled so many Clients to gain and maintain independent living and working skills in a fun caring and supportive environment. Helen is described by her colleagues as kind, thoughtful, empathetic and fun. In addition to these, she is also a calm and a very good listener. Helen lives locally with her husband Kevin and she has a very active life, she enjoys dancing, travelling and socialising with family and friends.

Responsibilities: As project Manager Helen has overall responsibility for the safety and welfare of the Clients who attend Working World. Furthermore, Helen is responsible for liaising between parents, carers and local providers. Helen is responsible for ensuring the staff members, who work alongside her, continue to support the Clients who attend Working World to learn and maintain skills and therefore promote their independence in a safe and caring environment.

"Working World is like a family to me."


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