June – September 2005

Andrews, June

JUNE ANDREWS (pictured left) is to be new director of the Dementia Services Development Centre at the University of Stirling. She was formerly director at the Centre for Change and Innovation, part of the NHS in Scotland.

Ealing Council in London has appointed social services director JUDITH FINLAY as director of children and families. She will take up the post early in 2006.

IAN POWELL is to be new chief executive at charity Aston-Mansfield. Powell is currently director of crime-reduction charity London Action Trust. Aston-Mansfield works to tackle poverty in east London.

is to be chief executive of charity Victim Support. She will succeed DAME HELEN REEVES, who retires at the end of 2005. Guy is former chief executive at Ealing Council in London.

is stepping down as leader of Kent Council next month, a position he has held since 1997. Bruce-Lockhart will continue as chair of the Local Government Association and as a Kent councillor.

is to be chair of the Performance Improvement Hub. Funded by the Home Office, the hub aims to help voluntary organisations better achieve their missions. Appleby is a consultant specialising in the voluntary sector.

Coventry Council has appointed social services and housing director JOHN BOLTON as director of community services, following a restructure.

is new deputy director for universal services in the children’s department at Hampshire Council. He will be responsible for education and was previously Hampshire’s deputy education officer. Hampshire has not appointed internally for its deputy director post covering children and families services and the job is to be advertised.

Jones, Glyn

(left) has taken up his post as assistant director of community care at Bracknell Forest Council, with responsibility for adult services. Previously he worked in adult services at Hampshire Council.

is new head of supported housing at Wirral Partnership Homes. Wirral Council transferred its housing stock to the newly created housing association earlier this year.

McClimont, Bill

(left) is new director of strategic development at Acorn Home Care, private domiciliary care provider in the Midlands and north of England
Hankinson, Naomi
The National Social Inclusion Programme (part of the National Institute of Mental Health in England) has appointed NAOMI HANKINSON (left) as part-time professional adviser. An occupational therapist with 20 years’ experience in mental health services, she is joint director of therapies at North East London Mental Health NHS Trust.

McCue, Paul

(left) is to be new interim director of social services at Wandsworth Council in London. He is currently the council’s deputy director of leisure and amenity services.

has joined Wolverhampton social services as head of service for older people. She was previously at West Berkshire Council.

Phillips, Richard

Drug and alcohol charity Phoenix House has appointed RICHARD PHILLIPS as new director of services. He joins from Alcohol Concern, where he was a director. Phoenix House provides drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.

is new professional officer for Scotland at the Community Practitioners’ and Health Visitors’ Association. The association represents nurses working in the community and is a professional section of trade union Amicus.

Wyke, Alan

Private provider Care Division has appointed ALAN WYKE (left) as operations manager, responsible for placing and training care support workers in Dorset and Hampshire. He was previously a management consultant in Wales, advising nursing homes.

Coy, Maddy

Charity Eaves Housing for Women has promoted MADDY COY (left)to manage the Lilith Project, which campaigns to improve services for women experiencing violence in London.  DALJIT SANDHU has joined Eaves as new assistant chief executive for supported housing.

Norwich Council has appointed NIGEL ANDREWS as tenancy support manager. He was previously service manager (sheltered housing) with Guildford Council.

Goldsworthy, Alison

(left)is to be new policy and campaigns officer in Wales for disability charity Leonard Cheshire. She will be based in Cardiff

is new head of PR & media relations at NCH, the children’s charity. He joins from the Stroke Association where he was deputy director of communications.

Tickell, Lesley

At Durham Council LESLEY TICKELL is new head of learning difficulties/mental health and substance misuse.

David Chater
has joined the charity Rainer as head of external affairs from social care charity Turning Point. Rachel Barber, public affairs and events officer, and Tony Aldridge, press officer, will report to Chater.


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