(28th September 2021) Gina Benjamin returns to Ambient Support, one of the top 20 generic Not-For-Profit Health & Social care providers in the UK, after her departure 18 months ago to a newly created position as Head of Business Development.
Formally Operations Manager for Mental Health Services for 6 years, Gina left Ambient Support in April 2020 to move to one of the UK’s largest private social care providers, as Regional Manager and now brings a wealth of newly acquired skills, experience and knowledge of working within the commercial sector back to Ambient.
In her previous role at Ambient, Gina led on a number of instrumental Business developments and initiatives in the charity’s operations, setting up new innovative residential and community services and working with people with a range of support needs. She also led on the introduction of the Recovery approach in Mental Health services and Co-production within the organisation.
On returning to Ambient, Gina says: “I am extremely excited to be working at Ambient Support in this new role. With extended experience and knowledge gained from working in a number settings and sectors of social care, I return with a renewed passion to bring new ideas that can make a positive impact and help further develop Ambient’s business model.”
Gina will report to Tom Harrison, Director of Operations & Business Development at Ambient Support, he says: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Gina back to the Ambient team. She has made many valued contributions to Ambient over the years and now brings a wealth of new experience, fresh and renewed focus but also retains a deep understanding of Ambient’s core values and success drivers – it’s the perfect mix to help bring about positive change and propel the Charity forward.
“And Gina’s return speaks volumes for Ambient as a quality organisation to work for, one that demonstrates good workplace engagement and offers opportunity. It is central to the Charity’s success that we are able to attract and retain top-skilled workers.”