NEWS HR

HouseMark chief executive Ross Fraser has announced his plan to step down from his role in January 2017 at the age of 60.

Tom Manion, chief executive of Irwell Valley, passed away following a sudden heart attack yesterday morning.

An angry nurse who wiped faeces under the nose of a 97-year-old dementia patient after he soiled himself at a Bupa-run home has been struck off.

The head of a care home in Ellesmere has left. It comes after a Care Quality Commission report handed the home its second “requires improvement” rating within the space of nine months, said Harry Dowling of BestCare.

A new chief executive has been chosen to run Lancaster City Council. Susan Parsonage will take up the role in July following the retirement of the council’s current chief executive, Mark Cullinan.

Govanhill Housing Association CEO Anne Lear has been announced as one of seven members appointed to the new Scottish Land Fund (SLF) committee.

A housing association is under fire for seeking to recruit a new chief executive at a salary higher than the Prime Minister. RCT Homes – which took over the housing stock formerly owned by Rhondda Cynon Taf council – is advertising for a new CEO at £150,000. David Cameron ’s salary as Prime Minister is £142,500, while First Minister Carwyn Jones earns £135,260. Last December former chief executive Andrew Lycett left RCT Homes for reasons that were unexplained on the grounds of “confidentiality”. The deputy chief executive and finance director also left. Recruitment consultants Campbell Tickell is looking to secure a new chief executive for the association, which owns around 10,000 houses.

A care home lead is required for a 2 year assignment based within Derbyshire paying 50-55k.