NEWS HR

Northern ALMO has appointed a new chief executive. Dave Richmond will take over at St Leger Homes in October.

Audley Group has appointed Emma Trinder as planning director.

Bield has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Diana MacLean as Director of Customer Experience and Iain Baxter as Digital Project Lead.

St Anne’s Community Services, which operates in the North of England, has appointed Azra Kirkby as Chief Executive Officer and Mario Caswell as Director of Business Development.

Audley Care, operator of Audley Villages, has appointed a new regional care support manager, Lisa Thompson. Thompson joins Audley Care from her role as services manager at the Alzheimer’s Society.

Chief executive of Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People, Martin Warhurst, is stepping down after three years in charge. Martin will leave the charity in July, when he takes up a role at Wakefield and District Housing.

A charity that provides community-based services across the North of England has announced the appointment of two new executives. St Anne’s Community Services, based in Leeds, has appointed Azra Kirkby as CEO and Mario Caswell as director of Business Development. Kirkby has extensive experience of leadership roles in social care, including more than 16 years with Leonard Cheshire, Real Life Options and NACRO.

Platform Housing Group, which owns around 47,000 homes, has appointed Rosemary Farrar as its chief finance officer and Gerraint Oakley as its executive director of growth and development.