Jo has been part of the Urban Saints team since August 2013 and has worked in residential ministries for the last 5 years. When he’s not working, he’s sailing, cooking or going to church. Some people tell Jo that he never does any work at all but he doesn’t care, he can’t hear them from his boat!
Andy has worked in the public sector for over 30 years. Most recently he has worked in Children’s Services on the Isle of Wight. He has a passion for working with children and young people, making a positive difference to their lives where he can. He has many and varied interests, most of which involve his twin passions of cycling and swimming, but not necessarily at the same time.
Helen is the Westbrook Administrator - she loves music and is otherwise known as “Jo’s outboard brain.”
Joe is Westbrook very own activities manager, he’s Island born and raised, he plays drums and likes to cycle. Someone once suggested to Joe that he might see what things were like on the mainland at which point he turned into a pumpkin and did not revert until 40 days and 40 nights of continual prayer were finished. Did we mention – Island, born and raised!
Jason has worked in conservation since leaving college. He's a qualified tree surgeon, has a passion for native cultures and loves nature in all its forms. You may have seen Jason on our Facebook page - he is the "bald bard" of Urban Saints Westbrook!
Matt rejoins the Westbrook team as Duty supervisor and maintenance worker, spanners by day, cross-fit by nights. Matt lives on site, acts as our out of hours emergency maintenance worker and staff accommodation house steward.
Martin runs the Westbrook kitchen and is the newest member of the Westbrook team, we suspect that he has six arms, four of which only come out when no-one is looking. Eye protection is required whilst Martin cooks, not even Matt is fast enough to dodge the flying peelings.
Liz is one of Westbrooks excellent cooks, focusing mainly on breakfast; her sunny-side up attitude shines through as she brings home the bacon!
Marge is Westbrook's domestic chief; a legend in her own laundry, she knows where the stuff Jo loses is before he’s even lost it!
Jon is a domestic assistant at Westbrook. He has a sixth sense for broken showers and banisters and can fix anything with gaffer tape and WD-40.
Jilly is our long serving volunteer, she helps with the centres Spiritual life, running sacred spaces around the building and the staff teams fellowship group. Jilly is Wesbrook’s Spiritual protectress, she anoints virtuous staff members with the power of Christ, and those less virtuous with the power of Chris Evans.
Graham, the Just-Do-It-Gee-Man is one of Westbrooks casual workers and a consummate all-rounder. You’ll see him serving dinners, over the sink and on the Archery range. No pot unwashed no arrow un-fletched.