Non Executive Director
Jim has managed the development of major projects in the field of social care with responsibility for all aspects of staffing, operational policies and procedures as well as administrative systems. From 1998 to 2001, Jim was the Professional Advisor to HM Prison Service for the placement and management of young people sentenced to long term custody for grave crimes. From 2004 to 2008, he was the Executive Director of the Nurture Group Network, leading the organisation through a period of considerable change and growth, pursuing its aims of promoting and supporting nurture groups in schools across the UK. Jim chairs three Fostering Panels for an independent fostering agency and has an interest in the training and support of foster carers.