Say Hello To The Team
An introduction to the Men and Women behind the Carpenters Arms Charity.
Join date: August 2008
Bryan and Judith Spence founded the charity with years of experience working with those in addiction. This combined with years in ministry and charity work establishing training programmes and projects in a range of countries. Bryan and Judith give input across all three Phases as well to the staff.
Bryan is a volunteer with Blood Bikes and loves helping facilitate this service. His hobbies include Motorcycling and Scuba Diving.
Judith maintains her interest in other charities and enjoys Horse-riding once a week
Richard Spence, Director
Join date: August 2008
Richard has worked in all departments through his time at the charity and now manages the Head Office team which coordinates charity policy, HR, accounts, health and safety and projects. Richard is usually between his office or a project site, most recently the work undertaken at Six Hills. Richards main role is the continued development of the charity, through policy or projects.
Richard’s life outside of work is every busy with a growing family and football team to keep him occupied.
Scott Hooper, Phase 2 Manager
Join date: January 2017
Scott has completed the programme as a resident and uses his vast knowledge of addiction to help encourage and support residents on Phase 3. He has a passion and drive to see residents move forward and rebuild their lives.
In his spare time he enjoys mountain biking and spending time with his family.
Scott Wheatley, Area Manager
Scott has 20 years’ experience in developing and running supported accommodation, Scott also runs a community interest company, teaching volunteers Arboriculture.
George Stannard, Phase 3 Manager
Oversees the day-to-day running of Phase 2.
Elliot Mancini, Assistant Director Administration
Join date: July 2015
Elliot has worked in all three Phases. This enables him to help new residents start the programme properly. He also oversees all the referrals and has an Assistant Manager in each of the Phase 1 centres.
Why choose the Carpenter's Arms?
Our staff team are completely committed to our programme participants
Find out how joining the Carpenters Arms programme has had a massive effect on the lives of those who have joined in and their friends and family too.
We are honoured to have received some awards for our work.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying to become a resident at the Carpenter’s Arms, or know someone who is please read our how to apply page for more information.
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