Aidan Pollitt is an experienced and creative social care practitioner and business development leader with specialist knowledge in operational management, training, human resources and service design, having worked within adults’ and children’s social care organisations for almost 35 years. His career spans operational social care provision, management and training and since 2014 he has worked as an independent Care Act trainer and business consultant to residential childcare homes.
More recently he has been contributing to social care services through provision of social care business consultancy and through higher level legal training for social care and health commissioners, assessors and providers for the Social Care Institute for Excellence specialising in current legislation including the Care Act 2014, The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and other relevant Health Service legislation. He has a particular interest in delivering safeguarding training, and acts part time as an Independent Mental Health Advocate on behalf of Healthwatch Halton.
Aidan has welcomed the opportunity to support CASCAIDr. He is dedicated to solutions that focus on personalised health and social care outcomes for people. He’s a great fit for our organisation because he believes that good communication, creative commissioning and sharp administration, coupled with a diligent attention to people’s rights and public bodies’ legal obligations are cornerstones to the delivery of a high standard of social and health care services practice and governance.
Jack is a UK solicitor and US attorney-at-law, whose career has spanned public and private legal sectors, public interest policy advocacy, and entrepreneurship.
Jack qualified as a UK solicitor in 2006 and has since honed his expertise in immigration, tax, and private client legal services. In 2015, he established Haskew Law, which advises business and private clients across the globe on matters of international mobility, cross-jurisdictional conflicts, and the litigation and appeal of immigration cases.
A graduate of University of Southern California law school, Jack began his legal practice working on the Navajo Nation as the managing attorney of a rural legal aid office.
A proud father to three sons, Jack and his wife dedicate a few moments every day to reflect upon how they once read books, had interests, and maintained friendships.
Fortune is a mental health nurse with a variety of other interests, prominently including permaculture.
Alice Diver is a Senior Lecturer in Law with LJMU, Liverpool. Originally from Quebec, she moved to N Ireland in 1979 and has worked as a lecturer in law since 1993 (NWRC, Ulster University). She has published widely on legal issues relating to human rights law and social justice. Prior to entering academia she practised as a solicitor (Conveyancing and Probate) in Northern Ireland for 4 years. She gained her PhD from Ulster University in 2012, and has served as a Board member/Trustee for a number of charitable organisations in Northern Ireland since 2010, in the fields of social housing and kinship care.
If you have a proactive approach to Trusteeship and some valuable skills or expertise, and would like to offer your services to CASCAIDr, please get in touch with Fiona Chan at email@example.com