Stephen’s career in Social care began 17 years ago as a support worker in the North West of England. Since then Stephen’s focus on inclusion and partnership working has enabled him to develop his career through operational management and into Business Development. During his career, Stephen has gained recognition, winning the Home Care Registered Manager category at the Great British Care Awards and the National Special Needs Manager awarded by Caring Times.
Stephen’s passion for ensuring that individuals and their families are fully involved in the development and delivery of their support has remained and is a key focus within in his current role, building relationships with stakeholders and maintaining a culture of openness and inclusion.
As part of the team which developed the iCare Ambassador Scheme with Skills For Care, Stephen is proud of the contribution he has made to motivate and inspire people to work within social care and health settings. When Stephen gets some spare time, he enjoys listening to music and spends time travelling around North America.