Meet our staff
Pippa Bannister (Care Farm Manager) taught for 23 years in mainstream schools, with 2 years experience working in special needs departments. She has an Advanced Level 2 Diploma in Counselling and has worked for 'MentorLink' working with children with behavioural and emotional problems in a Kidderminster secondary school. She and her husband Mark set up Nineveh Ridge in 2008.
Mark Bannister (Farm Manager) has farmed here for 35 years and has a good knowledge of farm animal husbandry and the maintenance and financial running of a small farm. Mark carries out all of the minibus runs to pick up and drop off clients.
Sean Wilson is our 'Music Man Extraordinaire' as well as being an outstanding support worker. Sean has gained his Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care whilst with us.
Paula Keen is our resident animal whisperer. She does the majority of the animal care with our service users at the farm and teaches them about the importance of animal welfare.
Rachael Pritchard worked as a volunteer at the farm for 4 years before we took her on as a member of staff. She has completed her Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care whilst working with us.
Keven Brant joined us in January 2017, along with his wife Gail. Like his wife, he has had years of experience as a carer, as well as being a dab hand at carpentry.
Gail joined us in January 2017, primarily to help with 'Nineveh Projects'. She has a wealth of experience of caring for special needs adults.
Marcus joined us in 2017. Marcus came to us from another care orginisation in Kidderminster, where he had worked with learning disabilities for many years.