Staff and Therapeutic Services

college staff imageDue to the very complex needs of the young people who come to live with us, the multi-disciplinary team has a key role in supporting each individual's learning and progress.

Our multi-disciplinary approach promotes well-being and best outcomes for young people. We achieve this through working effectively together to deliver prompt and co-ordinated responses at all levels and all stages.

Therapeutic services

We have a team of over 30 people within Therapeutic Services. The members of the team work together with the individual towards reaching their full potential, alongside those who are important to them. The multi-disciplinary team (MDT) aims to enable all staff to understand and meet the needs of the people we support, helping them stay safe and calm enough in the short term to learn the skills that will improve their well-being and engagement in the long term.

The mission of the Therapeutic Team is that:

"We will create opportunities for engagement and communication to improve and increase independence and quality of life for the people we support"

More specific information about our Therapeutic Services can be found here.


The multi-disciplinary approach seeks to address learning requirements by clear identification of the young person’s developmental needs. This includes all the necessary skills for independent living, emotional and behavioural development and personal identity development, social relationships, health and self-care, personal safety, academic work and general home/life skills.

therapeutic services imageOur multi-disciplinary team includes:

• College Tutors
• College Support Workers
• Consultant Clinical Psychologist
• Consultant Psychiatrist
• Behaviour Therapist
• Speech and Language Therapist
• Occupational Therapist
• Registered Manager, Care and Support staff

The range of multi-disciplinary services works effectively together to ensure that the objectives for each person are continually given focus and support. This will ensure that they are person-centred, appropriately challenging and progressive in nature. The specialist support offered by the multi-disciplinary team enables young people to develop their independence and reach their full potential. 

Our recruitment process is thorough and before joining us people’s employment histories are thoroughly checked, references taken up and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks carried out. Hesley Group prides itself on it's training and support of staff. A number of team members have achieved long-term service awards for 10 and 20 years, which reflects the commitment of these highly dedicated staff to those they support and our commitment to reward and celebrate their significant and highly valued achievements.