After a twenty year career in Cumbria Police Mark decided to take up a career in Children’s Social Care. Mark has worked in the sector for 16 years now in various senior management roles.
All of this period has been spent in the private children’s social care and education sector and his experience has focused around operating children’s residential settings and schools.
Throughout this time he has worked for various organisations in senior management roles including Operations Director, Regional Director, National Operations Director and Head of Complex Needs & Services.
In these roles he has demonstrated an ability to establish an integrated working approach between Social Care, Education and Clinical professionals to ensure good and improved outcomes for children with a range of needs including, Social Emotional and Mental Health, autism and Complex Needs Presentations.