LEADING adult social care provider National Care Group (NCG) has today announced that Edel Harris OBE has joined the Board of the organisation as a Non-Executive Director.
Edel will become a member of the Board, joining Co-Founders and Co-Chairs, Jamil Mawji and Faisal Lalani, Professor Martin Green OBE, CEO James Allen, and the NCG Executive Team.
Edel has previously held significant leadership positions in a wide range of charity and public sector organisations. She has strong executive and non-executive management experience including as Chair at the Life Changes Trust, as former CEO of the Royal Mencap Society, and of Cornerstone Community Care.
Edel said: “I am delighted to be joining National Care Group and their movement to unlock the potential of all those they support with learning disabilities, mental health diagnosis, and other complex needs. Their vision, purpose, and values are a close match to my own. I am passionate about ensuring that all people, whatever their background or ability, are included, listened to, and valued. I am honoured to be joining the Board and look forward to supporting the Executive Team and their colleagues in their ambitious program for growth and at a time when they are delivering on plans to innovate and digitise their processes.”
Commenting on Edel’s appointment, Jamil Mawji, Co-Founder of NCG said: “I am delighted to welcome Edel to the NCG Board. Alongside other members, she brings a valued perspective and breadth of experience to help guide and shape the future of the organisation. It will be a privilege to have her input and I look forward to working with her.”
National Care Group supports more than 1,300 adults with learning disabilities, autism, mental health diagnoses, brain injuries, and complex needs across England and Wales, employing more than 2,700 colleagues.
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National Care Group is one of the UK’s leading adult social care providers. Its purpose is to enable those it supports to live a full, rewarding, and happy life through careful planning processes focused on each individual’s needs, which allows them the opportunity to achieve their full potential and live as independently as possible within their community. Established in 2016 from its headquarters in Lancashire, the group grew out of a shared vision to create a new organisation free from restrictive historical and structural boundaries. It now oversees and supports a network of well-established local services across the UK, applying its values of passion, empowerment, respect, and collaboration to continually improve the services that are delivered to the people it supports.
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