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Tuesday March 17 2015


New managing director for North West charity




New managing director for North West charity

A new managing director has been appointed by North West charity Alternative Futures Group (AFG).
 
Karen Wilson has more than 15 years’ experience at chief executive and director level with her most recent role as executive director of nursing at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust. Prior to this Karen was chief executive as Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in East Lancashire and for 5 years was executive director of Nursing and Care at Mersey Care NHS Trust. Karen also worked at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust as executive director of Nursing, Service and Professional Development.
 
Every year, Alternative Futures Group, whose head office is in Prescot on Merseyside, supports more than 1200 people with learning disabilities and mental health needs. This is achieved by providing around the clock support within the community, in peoples own homes or in one of eight specialist treatment and recovery centres.
 
Speaking about her new role at AFG Karen said:
 
“I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to contribute personally and meaningfully to the organisations ambitious plans for the future.
 
“I was really struck by the organisations ambition and it is so positively different from what I have experienced before. AFG is an organisation which has such a caring and mindful approach to the way it conducts its business.
 
“The focus on service to beneficiaries and delivering person centred care and support aligns with my own personal values.
 
“I look forward to working with service users and carers, trustees and all staff as we transform for the future.”
 
Neil Campbell, chief executive of AFG, the UK Charity of the Year said:
 
“Karen has the right skills to take AFG forward at a time of great change in the sector and help us deliver our vision.
 
“That vision and our values are focused on putting the people we support in control of their lives.

“Karen’s skills and experience and the talented team around her ensure we are well placed to continue providing a high level of support to our service users while at the same time continuing to be innovative and to invest in our employees.”
 
More information can be found by visiting www.alternativefuturesgroup.org.uk or by visiting our Facebook page, ‘AFG Support’. You can also follow us on Twitter @AFGSupport
 



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