Yvonne has over 30 years’ experience within residential services. Yvonne’s career began supporting autistic children and young people in a residential special school, holding a variety of roles from residential support worker, Deputy and Head of Care.
Yvonne joined the New Horizons family in March 2021 and is now Field Views Manager. Yvonne is a resilient, motivated individual who strives to support children and young people to have their best life with positive outcomes.
Yvonne has a social work degree, PGCE and BA Hons in Health and Social Care. Yvonne believes she has learnt so much from both colleagues and children and young people over the years and this has shaped the professional she has become. Yvonne strives to create a safe, homely environment in which the young people who live there can thrive. A home where the children and young people are respected and have their wishes and feelings taken into account.
Yvonne believes that the investment in staff training is central to providing a skilled staff team who share a vision to improve children and young people’s lived experience and quality of life.