Meet the Team

Families and Young People

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OneLife Suffolk Staff Phoebe - Children's Service Lead

Phoebe

Children's Service Lead

Why did you want to join the team?

 I studied Nutrition at University and I am very passionate about helping people, I’ve always wanted to work with children.  

What are your hobbies/passions?

I love walking my dog and cooking. I also like being creative & crafty.

What are your goals within your role?

My goal as Children’s Service Lead is to help my team deliver our service and help as many people as possible. My goal is to facilitate real changes in the community.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Anthea - Children’s Weight Management Programme Coordinator

Anthea

Children’s Weight Management Programme Coordinator

Why did you want to join the team?

I enjoy helping people and was looking for a job where my role would include making a difference in someone’s life, especially children so when I saw the job being advertised, I thought it would be a good company to work for.

What are your hobbies/passions?

Country Music, NFL, spending time with my kids and family.

What are your goals within your role?

My goal is to make a difference in someone’s life.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Emily - Children’s Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner

Emily

Children’s Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner

Why did you want to join the team?

To raise awareness of what an overall healthy lifestyle is. Making sure the service I provide for families and children is fun and interactive for everyone!

What are your hobbies/passions?

I spend a lot of my spare time outside whether it’s walking or cycling. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, and also spend time crafting with sea treasures that I’ve found on my beach walks.

What are your goals within your role?

To inspire others to have a positive mindset when achieving a healthier lifestyle through nutrition, health, and well-being.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Sarah - Specialist Nurse Tier 3 Children’s weight Management

Sarah

Specialist Nurse Tier 3 Children’s weight Management

Why did you want to join the team?

To support children and young people in Suffolk to lose weight and live a healthier life. To work within a team of others passionate about supporting children and young people in this way.

What are your hobbies/passions?

love running, the outdoors, cooking and baking, gardening and having adventures with my 4 children and our many pets. I am passionate about a healthy balanced life making the most of our One Life on this earth.

What are your goals within this role?

Previously working within Acute hospitals and medical settings, I have seen the detrimental long-term impacts of Obesity on health and wellbeing. This led to me wanting to work in a more positive public health role supporting children and families to make sustainable lifestyle and dietary changes to improve their long-term health outcomes. Studying public health and working within school nursing helped me to understand the complex diversity of clients that we support in our Tier 3 service and the need to be flexible and individual in approach. However, also recognizing the supportive relationships that children and their families gain from attending groups and walking alongside others facing similar challenges.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Lee - Children’s Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner

Lee

Children’s Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner

Why did you want to join the team?

To work with children so I could put across my knowledge as well as learn more to provide them with a Healthy Lifestyle for now and in future.

What are your hobbies/passions?

All sports, Football and Fitness, From Playing football to coaching kids and adults.

What are your goals within your role?

To learn and develop my skills to provide more knowledge to Kids, as well as developing the Physical Activity side for kids in which I have a wealth of knowledge. Also, bring a fun learning aspect.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Shelby - Children's Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner

Shelby

Children's Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner

Why did you want to join the team?

I have a passion for working with children and I love the thought of helping families.

What are your hobbies/passions?

In my spare time, I enjoy reading, going on walks and spending time with family and friends.

What are your goals within your role?

To continue working with families and progress to a coordinator role.

OneLife Suffolk Staff Zakary - Physical Activity Coordinator

Zakary

Physical Activity Coordinator

Why did you want to join the team?

To use my knowledge and experience in the sports and fitness industry to help others

What are your hobbies/passions?

Sports, movies, cars and motorcycles

What are your goals within the role?

To improve and expand the services we offer