Kirsty Mawson

Deputy Manager

Kirsty has over 13 years’ experience working in care for both children and adult services. After working in early years’ childcare, Kirsty then worked in secure units as a forensic mental health care assistant. She undertook extensive training in this area including therapeutic boundaries, sexual trauma, gender inequality and replacing self-harm. Kirsty then ran a project providing housing and support for young parents and troubled families. Kirsty has worked with children and adults with complex needs, mental health and challenging behaviours. Kirsty is a keen musician and enjoys playing piano and playing as part of a brass band where she also provides free tuition to local children.

Qualifications: A Levels in sociology, English and Music

                           NVQ level pharmacy assistant

                          Safe handling of medications

                          Motivational interviewing

                           NVQ level 3 in care

                          Working towards NVQ level 5 in leadership and management