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We have over 700 people working for mirus spread over several regions in Wales.
Teams of dedicated and professional staff support people to do the things that matter to them.
Each region of Wales is managed by an Area Manager(s). The Area Manager is the local connection for staff, people supported, families and professionals.
Central departments which include Finance, Admin, IT, Human Resources, Learning & Development, Health & Safety support the day to day work of mirus.
Overseeing the day to day running of mirus is carried out by the Leadership Team.
Find out more about our Leadership Team
Kirsty Davies-Warner – Chief Executive
Kirsty has worked in the charity and public sector in Wales for over 25 years and has a strong equality and social justice background. Extensive experience of working with others to achieve policy and practice change using human rights and asset-based approaches.
Alison Corten – Finance & IT Director
A qualified Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) and Chartered Company Secretary (ACIS) with more than 30 years professional experience across both Commercial and Charity Sectors. Results driven and commercially aware individual that thrives on working in collaboration with the business to deliver the Strategic Path.
Neil Yates – Director of Quality, Strategy & Development
22 years professional experience across commercial, charitable and not for profit sectors. Professional knowledge of and skills in business development, fundraising, marketing, business accounting and programme management. Member (MCIOF) of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising since 2012.
Joanna Scott – Director of People Services.
Jo brings 25 years experience in HR & Recruitment within iconic brands. Jo’s skills span ethical, values-based HR, Talent Attraction Excellence, Employee Engagement, Human Rights, Childrens’ Rights, Program Implementation, Cultural Change and Strategic Project Management. Jo designs and implements HR functions that create a problem-solving yet human experience. Jo has a long-standing commitment to children’s rights and the rights of vulnerable people and combines this passion with her career as Director of People & Culture.
Margaret Falcon – Head of Learning & Development
37 years professional experience across NHS and charitable/not for profit sectors. 20 of these years as a senior manager – Professional Knowledge in Teaching, Quality Assurance, Business Management. Member of the Social Care Wales (SCW) Register. Professional Leadership of learning and development of the mirus workforce at all levels and supporting staff to achieve the required qualifications required to be registered with SCW. Leading in succession planning programmes for aspiring managers.
Jamie Miles – HR Manager
23 years professional experience across local government, private and charitable/not for profit sectors within the field of Human Resources. Professional management of high performing and lean teams to achieve maximum business efficiencies across a wide range of areas involved with the field of Human Resources. Skills in employee retention and recruitment, sickness management, employee relations and collective agreements. Fostered strong relations with Universities and Colleges for placement and intern opportunities. Fellow membership of the CIPD awarding body held since 2010.
Chris Garlick – Health, Wellbeing & Engagement Manager
Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) professional with over 15 years’ experience working in HSW, housing, and food safety management. Professional skills and knowledge in H&S management and management systems, risk assessment, internal communications, ergonomics, mental health & wellbeing. GradIOSH Professional membership. Qualified Environmental Health Office with EHORB registration
Sarah Pierce- Head of Systems & Technology
Working as an IT Professional for over 30 years across Commercial and Not for Profit sectors, leading on Digital Transformation and Strategic Change that will lay a foundation for the Future. Using skills and methodologies such as Prince 2, Agile (Project Management), ITIL v3 (Service Delivery) and Level 5 Certification of Institute of Leadership and Management to improve productivity, Communication, Digital Skills. My focus for Mirus is to improve the systems that underpin the day to day staff work life and ultimately add value to the quality of care given to the people we support and their families.
Leanne Smith – Finance Manager
Joanne Sharifi -Admin and facilities Manager
Nichola Jones – Assistant Head of Service / RI Swansea, Neath Port Talbot & Bridgend
Over 20 years’ experience in the supported housing and social care sector, including learning disability, complex behaviour, autism, physical disability, homelessness, young people and children services. Employed by mirus in 2019. Masters in Public Service Management, Registered Manager qualification, Registered with Social Care and registered as a Responsible Individual with CIW for Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.
Peter Davies – Assistant Head of Service / RI Cardiff
A husband and a father of two children. Pete’s first love will always be Welsh rugby. Pete has over 17 years experience in the Health and Social Care sector. He has keen interest in improving the lives of people with Autism and learning disabilities through the use of Positive Behaviour Support and Person-Centred Planning.
Sally Bathurst- Assistant Head of Service / RI Powys (Brecon & Ystradgynlais) & Gwent
Over 15 years’ experience in the supported housing, outreach and social care sector, including learning disability, complex behaviour, autism, physical disability, young people and children services. Employed by mirus in 2017. Person Centred Planning trainer, Registered Manager qualification, Registered with Social Care Wales.
Elizabeth Thomas: LizT@mirus-wales.org.uk
Tom Goldwater: TomG@mirus-wales.org.uk
Monica Costa: MonicaC@mirus-wales.org.uk
Stacey Crocker: StaceyC@mirus-wales.org.uk
Vickie Woodland: VickieW@mirus-wales.org.uk
Abigail Phillips: AbigailP@mirus-wales.org.uk
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