Shirley joined Sussex Oakleaf in 2018. Shirley has an extensive background in public healthcare, commencing in career in the UK as a Registered Nurse over 20 years ago. Shirley has worked in a range of healthcare setting including acute care, aged care, custodial healthcare and secondary mental health. She has worked as a frontline clinician, educator and manager most recently at director level in community mental health.
Shirley has spent over 18 years in Australia and retuned to the UK in the summer of 2017 to be closer to her family.
Shirley is passionate about staff wellness, leadership development, stress reduction and resilience in the workplace and has recently started her own coaching and consulting business specialising in these areas.