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Our People Management Team Training & Development Manager and Positive Support Manager – Adrian Valley

Origins: 

  • A Yorkshireman by birth, but we won’t hold that against him….

Interests:

  • As a young man:
    • Rock climbing
    • Ice climbing
    • Kayaking
    • Sailing
    • Mountain biking.
  • As a more mature gentleman:
    • Making things in the shed
    • Motorbike desert trips (last one, Simpson Desert)
    • Bushwalking
    • Mountain biking.
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Education:

  • B.Ed. Secondary Education (1991) Masters in Primary Education (2012)

Job History:

  • Park Ranger
  • Outdoor Instructor (including teaching cliff jumping)
  • Mobile Seed Cleaner
  • Design and Technology Teacher (5 years)
  • Cycle Shop Manager.

More Recently:

  • Working in the disability area, as a supervisor/manager/EO of a disability service in Alice
    Springs (2 years).
  • Employed at CLA since September 2000, as a Coordinator, My Life, My Community Coordinator, ATE Manager, Positive Support Manager and Training & Development Manager

Significant Others:

  • Two kids
  • A wife
  • A very old dog
  • 7 chickens

Unusual Achievement:

  • Cycled from Darwin to Sydney on a tandem (well it didn’t seem a long way, when planning it in the UK!)

Best holiday:

  • Riding around India, Ladakh and Nepal on an Enfield motorbike.
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