Meet the Team – Rob Radley

Published by Jo on 9th July 2021

Rob Radley joined Green Light’s Wheal Gerry team as a Support Worker in May 2021.  The team, based in Camborne, support three young adults with autism and learning disabilities to take part in everyday activities at home, locally and in other parts of Cornwall.       

 

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

 

A: I am originally from London but I have been living in Cornwall for 35 years

 

Q: How did you hear about Green Light ?

 

A: I was looking for a change of career and I had been thinking about working in the care sector. I saw the Facebook post for an online chat about working with Greenlight.

 

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

 

A: The online chat with Kerry and Chiara helped me to decide that I would like to work for Greenlight. It seemed like a company with a very caring ethos and I believed that working for them would be making a real difference in people’s lives.

 

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

 

A: Previously, I have worked as a teacher and was the Special Educational Needs Coordinator at the school. Part of this role was to work with children with a variety of leaning difficulties and I found this part of my job extremely rewarding.

 

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

 

A: I love long distance cycling and take part in events all around the South West. Science has been of great interest to me as long as I can remember and I like to keep informed of important developments.

 

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

 

A: When I am not working I can usually be seen cycling around the beautiful Cornish countryside or going for walks with my wife and dog.

 

Q: What do you have on your bucket list?

 

A: I have always wanted to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats and I am hoping to hike to Everest base Camp in a couple of years.

 

Q: Who is your hero or heroine & why?

 

A: David Attenborough is a hero of mine. I watched his series ‘ Life on Earth’ as a child and this has inspired my life-long love of science.

 

Q: What three words sum up your personality?

 

A: calm, cheerful, reliable