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Previous roles
  • Manager - CAMHS Crisis Team (NHS)[+]
    Operational management and development of a new county wide CAMHS crisis assessment and treatment team (C-CATT)
    May 2015 - present
  • Chief Executive - National charity[+]

    Aug 2013 - April 2015
    Develop and implement strategy for future direction of the Home and Charity
    Address operational issues and concerns raised by CQC and local Authority
  • Project Manager - Triangle of Care (NHS)[+]

    Nov 2012 - June 2013
    Develop and set in place the Triangle of Care (carer involvement) model across a NHS Mental Health Trust
    Establish and facilitate Triangle of Care Steering, Implementation and Champion Groups
    Present to and secure the support of the Executive Management Group, Trust Board and senior clinicians for model and approach to rollout
    Develop local Carer Pathway, implementation structure and guidance for staff
    Support individual teams during rollout
  • Hospital Manager - Private Healthcare[+]

    Nov 2011 - Oct 2012
    Operational management, development and turn around of two Learning Disability services in the East Midlands. Establishing positive relationships with local Safeguarding teams, Commissioners and the CQC

  • Service Manager - Prison Healthcare[+]

    Nov 2010 - Jan 2011
    Operational management and clinical lead of prison healthcare services across two prisons. Liaison with local PCT and the prison service in the day-to-day delivery of services and in the delivery of the service development plan

  • Clinical Nurse Manager Forensic Hospital - Private Healthcare[+]

    June 2010 - Nov 2010
    Operational management and clinical lead of in-patient services of 96 bedded medium and low secure forensic mental health service. Liaising with CQC, Special Commissioning Group, and the local Foundation Trust in the delivery of a service improvement plan
  • Options Appraisal (NHS) [+]


    April 2010 - May 2010
    Brief Options Appraisal and report for Trust’s Estates Strategy Board

  • Operational Manager - CAMHS, Herefordshire PCT (NHS)[+]

    Jan 2009 - April 2010
    Fixed term contract to provide clear management and structure to the service during a time of significant change and disruption. In addition to stabilising the service and ensuring safe practice, key tasks within the role were:

    • Overall responsibility for the day to day operational management of the service
    • Staff recruitment, role re evaluation and service redesign
    • Implementation of Operational Policy and reshaping of the service