NEWS HR

The chief executive of North West housing association Plus Dane Housing has stepped down from her role to “concentrate on her health”. Barbara Spicer announced on Twitter yesterday that she would be retiring from her role at the helm of the 13,500-home landlord after six years.

Radian has appointed experienced housing figure Wayne Morris as its new chair.

West Midlands youth homelessness charity St Basils has revealed its new Chair of Board of Directors, Feizal Hajat OBE. St Basils, the largest youth homelessness charity in Birmingham, appointed Hajat as its new Chair at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on yesterday.

A Lancashire social housing group has a new chairman as it aims to expand in the coming five years. Leyland-based Progress Housing Group has appointed Nigel Wright to the role.

The first Chair of Manx Care has been appointed – part of the new health and social care system being developed by government. Andrew Foster CBE started on the role this week.

Cadder Housing Association director Kenny Mollins has left his post, the landlord has confirmed.

A new general manager has been appointed to head up the team at a Wirral care home. Hannah Roberts will oversee the running of the 34-bed Caldy Manor, leading a team of 36 staff. She has worked at the home for almost five years as a senior carer and then as deputy manager.

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has appointed Tim Elliott as Regional Manager for its supported living services.