#KibbleInspires Kirsty - Kibble: Specialist services & support for young people facing adversity
Posted: February 26, 2020

Find out how Kirsty progressed throughout her time at Kibble to become Assistant General Manager of The Experience, our largest social enterprise.

What did you do before Kibble?

I was studying Sports Development and working in a football centre before joining The Experience, which is Kibble’s largest social enterprise and work-based learning centre.

How long have you worked at Kibble?

I have worked at Kibble since 2014, when The Experience opened its doors, 5 years ago.

What made you want to work for Kibble?

I viewed the job vacancy at The Experience as an excellent career opportunity, the bonus was that it was a charity that focused on supporting employment and providing training opportunities for young people.

Can you give us an overview of your role at Kibble and what area you work in? Please explain about the service?

The Experience is a fun leisure and events centre for families to have a great day out near Glasgow. There is go-karting, laser tag, soft play a café and much more.

I help manage the day to day operations within The Experience and make sure we have the staff on-hand to provide customers with great service. I started as a supervisor before progressing to a customer service role and then promoted to Assistant General Manager.

What is the best thing about working in Kibble/tell us one thing you love about your job?

The best thing about working at The Experience is having a bigger goal to work towards. It’s rewarding that The Experience has a positive impact on young people, supporting them to move into employment by offering varied work placements.

Can you share a defining moment or story about your time at Kibble?

My defining moment at Kibble was being promoted to Assistant General Manager. To me, Kibble is committed to helping staff members progress.

What advice would you give to someone thinking of joining Kibble?

Don’t hesitate and don’t overthink. It can seem daunting as it is a huge organisation with various services but once you are part of the team it is great.

Please complete the following statement using one word – “Kibble Inspires…”

#KibbleInspires me to be a better person.

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