Meet the Team

Yvonne Hambidge, Office Manager  

Hi, I'm Yvonne and I joined the team in December 2019. My background is in Information, Advice & Guidance, specificallty around careers, education and SEND. I also have extensive administration experience in a variety of settings, both in the public and private sectors.  

My professional and personal experience of SEND has given me an understanding of issues from all sides, which helps me in supporting both the office and the NPA Board.

My working days are usually Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Kathleen Scoble, Finance Officer

Hi, I am Kathleen Scoble. I also joined the NPA in January 2014 as Finance Officer so Chris and I have learnt together.

I previously worked at NHS Solihull PCT and left in 2013 as part of the reorganisation.

I work in the Hall Green office on Tuesday morning, Thursday afternoon and all day on Friday.

I live locally and have two grown up children.

Ellie Lewis, Office Administrator

Hi, I am Ellie Lewis.  I joined the NPA as Offfice Administrator in June 2017 following 9 years working in varous roles for a learning disbilities charity and I am enjoying using my experience in this varied role. 

I have recently qualified as a level 3 Teaching Assistant and from September 2020 I will be working two days a week in a local school, with a year 4 class who have a number of children with additonal needs.

I have three young children and we enjoy spending days out at National Trust properties. During Lockdown I completed couch to 5km and now enjoy running at least three times a week.

My working days are Tuesday 9.00am-3.00pm and Wednesday 9.00am-3.00pm.