Onward Enterprises CIC
Rachel Allum-Sindall came into the family business in 1991 to open our premesis in Thetford where she has managed it since. Rachel became a director alongside her parents Peter and Margery in 2008 and since her parents have taken more of a back seat has become Managing Director overseeing both units. Rachel remains very active in the day to day of Onward Enterprises and has good relationships with industry and social care professionals.
Julie Harrop joined OE in 2012 after being a senior buyer for Jeyes over several years. Julie , through her position at Jeyes was introduced to OE and has been an avid supporter of what we do so when the opportunity came to join our team Julie had no hesitation. Julie is the manager of our Thetford unit supporting Rachel in her role and managing a very busy unit.
Janet Norman has been a part of the OE team based at our Harleston unit since 2000. Janet joined the team initially as a production operative within our integrated workforce. Janet was promoted in 2007 to supervisor becomming a senior supervisor in 2011. Janet manages daily both the production and social care aspects of a busy unit supported by another supervisor.
Steve Podd has been a part of the OE team based at our Thetford unit since 2010. Steve became a senior supervisor in 2016. Steve has a wealth of experience within the social care sector and has been a retained fire fighter for over 20 years bringing his practical knowledge and experience to the team.
Carol Roberts has been a part of the team based at our Thetford unit since 2004. Carol started with OE as a production operative in our integrated workforce. Carol took the opportunity to become a supervisor in 2011 supporting the supervisory and management team.
Tony Dean started with OE in January 2019 as our lorry driver, warehouse and handy person. Whilst Tony is based at our Thetford unit he operates across both sites.
Bev Holder has been part of the OE team based at our Thetford unit since 2004. Bev started as a production operative stepping up to Assistant Supervisor, stepping up since 2016 with this role becoming permanent in January 2019.
Heather Goddard joined our administration team at out Harleston office in 2010. Heather remains treasurer for Palgrave & District Community Council and is a Rainbow leader as well as raising her own family. Heather has taken responsibility for OE's administration and invoicing.
Dawn Wootton is the newest member of our administration team and works in our Thetford Office three days per week. Dawn went into banking straight from school moving onto an administrators post for Jeyes, Thetford in 2005. Dawn remained with Jeyes being promoted to project administrator and the project manager in 2015. Dawn supports Julie in her role as Thetford's manager and Rachel in her role as Managing Director.