About me

Ryan Berry – January 2017

Hey everyone I am Ryan, thank you for taking the time to look at my blog/website.

I am an adaptable, conscientious, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individual with experience of implementing personal support plans which focus on the individual’s welfare, needs, wants and interests. Having the ability to manage a challenging caseload, while staying focused on giving a high standard of care to every client. Constantly maintaining and demonstrating a positive attitude towards clients, their families, staff, visitors and others. 

Keen to find the next challenging position

I am an honest and reliable person with experience working in the community. I always strive to learn new skills.

I work well as part of a team and follow duties given to me by management, I can also use my own initiative and be creative within my work. I passionately believe in promoting independence and wellbeing, i have a excellent understanding of documentation and working within the policies and procedures. 

Professional experience; 

Team Leader 2017 Swanton Care and communities


Supporting residents with learning disabilities autism, mental health issues and complex needs/behavioural issues using approaches and tactics that suit each resident. Fully training in using NAPPI and other behavioural management techniques.

My role is to assist the Service manager with leading the support team and I have responsibilities of; covering shift on the rota, supervision/appraisal of staff, shift leading, ordering supplies, pay role and inputting staff hours, assisting residents with personal care and promoting independance, planning events, handling residents and company money. 

I would ensure that the provision of service meets the, aims and objectives of the company. Making sure all staff i manage a lead provides highest quality of support using personal centred approaches and meets the individual needs of the residents. 

Following all policies and procedures at all times and ensuring a safe environment is provided for staff and residents. 

Assistant service coordinator and founder of Matthews Hub 2014 – 2017


Matthew’s Hub is a chairty in Hull that supports adults with High functioning autism and Aspergers syndrome. 
My role was to assist the Service Co-ordinator and CEO/Manageing director with operational responsibility of the chairty. 

Key responsibilities include; 

  • Administration
  • calculating and collection of data
  • care coordination
  • Social media and webiste management
  • Petty cash
  • New projects and programme delivery funded through Talent match Humber and the DWP
  • Neworking with other local support services 
  • Event planning
  • Edvocacy, training, social skills
  • Support groups and social activities 
  • Funding research and bid writing 
  • Development of local Autism strategy
  • Benefits reviews and appeals 
  • Social care assessments 
  • PA Support 
  • Strategic planning  

My main duties was to ensure that the provision of service offered through Matthews Hub meets with the ethos, aims and objectives of the Charity and is of high quality and meets the individual needs of the members.

I provided effective delivery of all aspects of the service; support the design delivery and implementation of agreed individual programmes of activity and learning. This will include the provision of; 

  • Mentorship for members and staff
  • Training 
  • Life skills 
  • Learning 
  • Advocacy 
  • Socialising 
  • Independence 
  • Personal centred approaches 

Support each individual member to overcome any fears and to enjoy facilities provided and to retain their own independence as far as possible, by sympathetic listening, talking and by respecting at all times the individual member’s right to privacy and dignity.

New Venture


I have started a NEW and exciting adventure this year, I have decided to become a Youtuber, writer and just share my experiences with the world.
Check out my you tube channel here YOU TUBE – LIFEOFTHEBERRY

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