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Steve Whittingham

Steve has spent his entire career within social care providing him with experience at both an operational and senior executive level. He has worked within all areas of provision including third sector, local authority and private organisations. In his more recent roles he has worked within varying settings as Director of Operations, including a housing association providing support to people with a learning disability, and current COO for a care provider to people with autism, complex needs, and profound and multiple learning difficulties.

An early interest was working with people with acquired brain injury and neurological disabilities, becoming a Director of Headway and setting up a local branch in Surrey. Steve has also headed up the operational delivery at a residential NATSPEC college for the RNIB, working with both Ofsted and CSCI, as well as delivering to the role of Operations Director for a specialist provider of support and accommodation for people with epilepsy.

Steve’s extensive and successful career in social care has secured him Fellowship status with the Chartered Management Institute. He keeps a keen eye on developments within the sector and is committed to continually improving his knowledge, skills and expertise.

Steve has a passion for delivering person-centred, high quality care and support to meet the expectations of individuals as well as regulatory requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC). He is proud to have supported organisations to improve their ratings and recently led a provider to achieve the rare status of Outstanding ratings in both residential care and supported living. He has a personal interest in those effected by epilepsy and hopes to be able to be able to make a difference to the young people we support.

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More than one in five people with epilepsy have learning or intellectual disabilities.

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