Meet the Team – Jon Gibbons, Behaviour Technician

Published by Jo on 10th January 2023

Jon joined Green Light in July 2018 with over 20 years experience in the Health & Social Care sector, 15 of which were in junior managerial roles.  As a member of the Huthnance Park team, Jon took on senior support worker, and key worker responsibilities.  This enabled Jon to work closely with Chloe Brindley, a Behaviour Analyst from Green Light’s PBS team, who was assigned to the home.  As a result, Jon became interested in the person centred approaches being used to teach people skills that would improve their quality of life.  When the opportunity arose, Jon applied to become a Behaviour Technician, a role that builds on these achievements.  Jon started this role in January 2023.

 

Q: Where are you from and where do you live now?

A: I was originally born in Enfield, but moved to Cornwall at a young age.

Q: How did you hear about Green Light ?

A: From a friend who I used to work with.

Q: Why did you decide to work with Green Light?

A: I was looking for a new challenge and to look for a more flexible job that I could do to spend a little more time at home with my children.

Q: What is your previous experience of autism or learning disabilities?

A: I previously worked many years ago for the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Disability Trust

Q: Do you have any special skills/hobbies or interests?  

A: Mainly sport including cricket, in which I represented Cornwall schools and rugby for my local team Helston in the juniors and colts.

Q: When not working what are you most likely to be doing?  

A: My two boys keep me busy.  I also enjoy watching sport and gaming.

Q: What do you have on your bucket list?

A: To visit many countries such as America and would love to go to a country with a completely different culture to my own, such as Japan or China.

Q: Who is your hero or heroine & why?

A: Sir Ian Botham when he was in his cricketing prime, for his ‘can do’ attitude.

Q: What three words sum up your personality?

A: Caring, approachable, laid back.