Locality Manager for Supported Living
Gail first joined Ategi in May 1999 as a support worker, she loved it straight away, making a difference to all the individuals she supported. Ategi put her through a lot of training as a support worker to give her the skills and knowledge to carry out her job in a professional manner. Then Gail moved on to becoming a team leader which was another rewarding role over seeing staff and all service users, so it was a big umbrella effect, she had the best of both worlds, making a difference to staff and service users. Gill become the Supported Living manger in 2009, she under took an NVQ Level 4 Health and Social Care, IOSH Managing Safely, PTTLS, Synergy Management Skills. Gail has experience working with people with mental ill health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and substance misuse. The focus in her role is to make a difference to everyone’s lives who comes into Supported Living. She manages a very loyal and committed team who also want to make a difference to everyone’s lives.
On a personal note, when Gail is away from Ategi, she spends lots of hours with her animals; her dog, horse and 12 chickens. Gail is definitely an animal lover and they take a lot of her time and she enjoys every minute with them all. Also, her family is very important to her so when she’s not with her animals she’s with her family.
Other Staff Members
Connor has spent the last 7 years working in the third sector and has led a regional older person’s charity as its Chief Officer for the last 5 years. Connor has significant knowledge of the challenges facing the health and social care system, particularly around issues facing older people.
Chris has over thirty years’ experience in working in the health and social care sector, including 18 years as Chief Executive Officer of one of the larger third sector charities supporting people with learning disabilities and their families.
Putting people at the heart of decision making and advocating for their rights has been at the core of his approach.
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