DIRECTOR / RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL
Natalie joined the New Horizons team in May 2019 as the company’s operation manager. After a positive impact to the business Natalie was appointed as a Director responsible of all company operations and took over the position of Responsible Individual, who is responsible for the oversight of all homes.
Natalie is a knowledgeable professional, holding 13 years of industry experience. She started her career working with children with emotional and behavioural difficulties in the residential setting, progressing over time to opening a new home as the registered manager. Natalie has spent the last 9 years as senior manager supporting managers to provide homes which deliver the best possible care and outcome opportunities to young people. Alongside this, holding a development role, identifying, and opening new services which she continues to do within her role at New Horizons.
Natalie is a supportive leader to employees working within the company and takes great pleasure in being part of their future development, seeing staff map out their career goals and achieve their full potential. She creates a culture of high aspiration and positivity and instills high expectations of all teams to change and improve the lives of the children they are responsible for.
Natalie is particularly passionate of the high-quality care and support to be provided to our young people and believes that our young people deserve the very best. She shows a determined attitude, which added to her solution focused leadership style creates an environment which promotes confidence and ambition for our young people and their futures.
Natalie has her L5 in leadership and management.