bccs team

bccs employs dedicated and qualified Social Workers and Counsellors all over Essex and East London to carry out our core counselling service mainly, but not exclusively within the school setting.

We also have an enthusiastic and committed team in our head office in Rayleigh who oversee the work of Social Workers and Counsellors, who look for ways of raising much needed funds for bccs and look after our administration and finance.

The important work of bccs is only possible with the help of dedicated staff; without them we could not continue to support and care for the children of Essex and East London who come to us for help.

Meet the office team...

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Bernadette Fisher


Bernadette has worked in education in a variety of roles for nearly 30 years, her last substantive post was that of Deputy ...

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Julie Abbott

Head of Voluntary Income

Julie has been working in fundraising since 1997 when she started her ‘charity career’ in the corporate world, working ...

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Denice Sealy

Head of Professional Services

Denice joined the team as Head of Professional Services in September 2015 to oversee the work of our Counsellors and Social...

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Catherine Munns

Head of Training & Clinical Development

Catherine joined the team at bccs in January 2015, having worked as a Team Leader within the CAMHS (Tier 2) Castle Point & ...

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Louise Picton

Lead Trainer, Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor

Louise has worked in schools throughout Essex and East London for over 20 years in both an educational and therapeutic capa...

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Joy Kennedy

Professional Services Administrator

Joy started as a volunteer for bccs in 2010 helping with administration duties and then joined the team in 2014 as the Pr...

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Fiona Reading

Finance Assistant

Fiona joined bccs as Finance Assistant in January 2016 after taking a career break to raise her children. Fiona began her c...

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Libby Phillips

Communications & Fundraising Assistant

Libby started working for bccs as Fundraising Administrator in 2014 and enjoys supporting Julie at fundraising events and m...

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Alison Golder

Fundraising Administrator

Alison joined the bccs team firstly as a volunteer in 2015 helping with administrative duties in the office and at fundrais...

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