Senior Management Team
Dot Turton, CEO
Laura Reid, Business Manager
Ricky Vasey, Rehab Manager
Jenny Bryson, Community Lead (Middlesbrough and Gateshead)
Richy Cunningham, Regional Manager
We have two Business Administrators whose roles are to take care of the administration for Recovery Connections and for our social enterprise businesses.
Our community team is made up of 4 individuals, all of whom are in recovery themselves – visible recovery is very important to us and a huge part of what we do; the is team focuses on facilitating our community groups.
Our rehab team consists of 7 individuals, all of whom are in recovery themselves. The roles of this team range from pre-hab consulation to rehab coaches and concierge staff.
Our Marketing and Communications Officer manages all of the social media, marketing, websites and content for Recovery Connections and our social enterprise businesses. They also attend lots of networking events in the area to spread our message of recovery and encourage people to get involved.
Our Young Person Worker works within educational establishments to create peer networks and visible recovery. They currently work within Teesside University and Middlesbrough College offering support and advice to young people struggling with addiction in any aspect of life.
Our Sustainable Housing Officer helps residents of our rehab find housing after completion of the programme in addition to offering support for ambassadors, volunteers and individuals who attend our community groups.
Board of Trustees
Ruth Hicks, Chair