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Markel Care Practitioners

Senior Care Practitioner

London, England
Areas of focus
Markel Care Service
Jeff Russell has over 35 years’ experience in adult social care at operational, strategic and chief officer level across both public and independent sectors. He is familiar with the challenges of service design and delivery in both urban and rural settings and has particular expertise in partnership working between health and social care, compliance with CQC, commissioning and outsourcing of public services, and in collaborative working across the voluntary sector.
Jeff qualified as a social worker in 1986 and has managed residential, day and domiciliary services, hospital social work and locality operational social work teams across all adult care client groups. His focus has been in service design and partnership working particularly around preventative work and this has led to national awards and conference presentations at regional and national level. Having also been a chief officer of a medium sized business he brings a balanced understanding of good practice, business strategy, risk management, personnel and compliance with CQC, Charity Commission, HASWA and local authority commissioning processes.
He has a particular interest in the faith and voluntary sector having founded several charities, and he continues to volunteer at the front end and act as a Board member on several charities.