Charity picks new chief

Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Richard Pick is the new chief executive of the Wilf Ward Family Trust, a Yorkshire-based charity providing care and services for people with learning disabilities. Mr Pick moved to the Pickering-based charity from North Yorkshire County Council where he was assistant director of strategy and performance. “I originally trained as a social worker so, in a sense, I feel as if my career has gone full circle in that I will be having a closer link to service users than I have been used in recent years,” said Mr Pick. “This is a wonderful organisation doing some very impressive work and I want to be a part of it and build on what we already have. “One of the reasons I was attracted to the job was the reputation of the Trust. It really is at the cutting edge of introducing new and fresh ideas of how to do things and has an excellent reputation for the work it already does. “There are challenges for the Trust and in the next five years we will see some significant changes in the way health and local authori

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