Adam Redfern


ROLE: Senior Manager  

“I have worked as a youth worker throughout the Wakefield District since 2005. I have experience in delivering sports, accredited training and informal education programmes. I have worked with primary aged and secondary aged  young people and young people not in employment or training (NEET). Our vision at SESKU is special and we will strive to fulfill our mission statement and make positive changes to our community and support and develop our young people into a future they deserve. But most of all we want to give them the opportunities we didn’t have”.

“I have lived in the SESKU area all my life and during this time I have seen the area suffer considerably from the closure of the coal mines, lack of young peoples services/projects and under developed facilities within the community. SESKU Academy has helped the wider community by building centres for positive engagement whilst supporting other community groups to establish themselves. We have provided projects that make a difference to peoples lives such as new activities, education and employment opportunities that empower people to make a difference. I want to thank all our stakeholders including, Funders, Partners, Beneficiaries and Volunteers  who believed in our project and supported our journey to change the SESKU community”.  “I am proud to lead an organisation that has changed the face of SESKU Community and enriched so many lives”.

“Adams qualifications and achievements are as follows”

  • Award in Business Improvement and Contract Management Level 7 (SFEDI)
  • Youth and Community Foundation Diploma (Huddersfield University)
  • Muay Thai Worldwide Instructor Diploma (SIMTA)
  • Management Level 4 (ILM)
  • Leadership Level 4 (ILM)
  • NVQ Certificate Advice and Guidance Level 3 (OCR) (currently undertaking)
  • Managing Safely Level 3 (IOSH)
  • Youth and Community Work Level 3 Diploma (OCN)
  • Preparing To Teach in Life Long Learning  Level 3 (Highfield HABC)
  • First Aid At Work Approved Trainer/Assessor Level 3 (Highfield HABC)
  • Door Supervision and Security Trainer/Assessor Level 3 (Highfield HABC)
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocationally Achievement Level 3 (Highfield HABC)
  • Exercise For Children Diploma Level 3 (YMCA)
  • Risk Assessment Level 3 (Highfield HABC)
  • Safeguarding Children Level 3 (Safeguarding Children Board)
  • Introduction to Procurement (Wakefield College)
  • Organising And Participating In Meetings (Wakefield College)
  • Self Defence Approved Assessor (All Styles Martial Arts Association)
  • Minibus Driver Approved Instructor & Assessor (MiDAS)
  • Sports Leadership Tutor Award (Sports Leaders UK)
  • Boxing Coach Level 2 (ABA)
  • Community Sports Leadership Level 2 (Sports Leaders UK)
  • Lifeguarding (NLPQ)
  • Clubs For All (Sports Coach UK)
  • Equity In Your Coaching (Sports Coach UK)
  • Valuing Your Sports Volunteers (Sports Coach UK)
  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
  • Working With Challenging Behaviour (Disarm From Within)
  • Anger Management For Young Men (Leap)
  • Positive Behavioural Change (Public Health)
  • Disability and Inclusion Training (Barnardo’s)
  • Risk and Resilience Training (Wakefield Council)
  • Strengthening Families (Wakefield Council)
  • Common Assessment Framework (CAF) Wakefield Council
  • Health and Safety Awareness (CITB)
  • Employability and Neurodiversity (Complex Minds)
  • Personal Life Coaching Introduction (the coaching academy)
  • Wakefield District Volunteer of the Year Award 2009 (South Elmsall & Hemsworth Express)