Aisling Conroy BA (Hons) – Director of Disability Services/Person Participating in Management (PPIM): Since completing her Honours Degree in Applied Social Studies in 2009, Aisling has worked in the social care field across a variety of care settings. Aisling started as a Social Care Worker in Mainstream Residential and then in the role of PIC and Area Manager in the disability sector. Aisling has been involved in HIQA Steering groups and the set-up of new services. Aisling also has a degree in Key Management Skills and Quality and Safeguarding of Services, and has implemented and developed new training modules and provided this training to the teams.
Ciara Nicastle BA (Hons), H.Dip – Operations Manager: After completing her undergraduate degree in Social Science in UCD in 2010, Ciara went on to complete her Higher Diploma in Psychotherapy. Ciara has over 15 years’ experience across the social care sector, where she worked in a variety of roles in numerous settings, including working with vulnerable adults and community settings working with families impacted by addiction. Ciara has 11 years’ experience in residential care and was our Hampton Lodge Centre Manager prior to her moving into the Operations Manager role, where she provides support, leadership and guidance to the Centre Managers who report to her.