Stephanie qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2005, she has worked within a range of secure, locked and residential services with both adults and adolescents. She has held management positions for the last 4 years with the most recent appointment, prior to joining Cygnet, as Director of Child and Adolescent services and residential care, she was responsible for overseeing a tier 4 CAMHS service and adult residential care homes. Her experience spans across the mental health and learning disability fields.
Stephanie believes strongly in providing high quality services and strives to ensure clinical excellence is achieved including maintaining service user satisfaction.
Danmore is qualified as a Registered General Nurse and Registered Mental Health Nurse. He has significant experience spanning over 20 years having worked in both the Local Authority and Non-Governmental Organisations. In 2003, Danmore joined a private independent mental health provider who had service provision of Low Secure, Open and Locked Tier 4 CAMH Services.
Danmore likes to take new challenges. Within his 10 year service with his previous employer, he moved from the position of staff nurse to unit manager and registered manager. Danmore believes in the imparting skills and knowledge and building a strong team that is in tune with compassionate care built on Dignity and Respect.
Dr Needham-Bennett is a senior consultant in general and forensic psychiatry. He works as a consultant in the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and is a medical member of the First Tier, (Mental Health) Tribunal.
He has a private and medico-legal practice and in his role as Medical Director at Cygnet Hospital Godden Green brings skill and experience to the team, having involvement in governance, supervision, appraisals and treatments provision.
Pia Atle is the Ward Manager on the Young Person's Unit at Cygnet Hospital Godden Green. She qualified as an RMN in 1993 and worked in an Adult Acute Unit in Sweden until 2005.
Pia joined Cygnet Hospital Godden Green in 2006 and has been the Ward Manager on the Young Person's Unit for the past two years. Pia is dedicated to providing a high quality service to young people and their families.
Kirsty joined the hospital in 2002 as a Health Care Assistant and spent several years working on different wards. For the past 3 years, Kirsty has been our Mental Health Act Administrator.
Kirsty's role is to ensure that any patients detained under the Mental Health Act are detained justifiably, legally and are given the best care possible including being aware of their rights whilst they are detained.
Since joining Cygnet Hospital Godden Green in 2007, Hayley has been responsible for taking enquiries regarding our services (via telephone, email etc) and coordinating the admission process.
This includes meeting all our new service users on arrival with a Welcome Pack and going through the administrative side of the admission procedure.
Haley joined Cygnet Hospital Godden Green in 2010 and has been the Marketing and Personnel Coordinator since April 2012. She is responsible for delivery of all the in-house marketing of the Hospital and is keen to develop both the hospital services and links with organisations in the surrounding areas.
Haley also shares the personnel role in which she has responsibility of all Consultants with practising privileges.
Urszula joined Cygnet Hospital Godden Green in 2010 as a Personnel Coordinator. Urszula obtained a CIPD qualification in 2008. She is responsible for coordinating recruitment as well as personnel administration within the Hospital.
Urszula also has responsibility for co-ordinating the mandatory and statutory training for clinical and non-clinical staff at the Hospital. She is dedicated to providing high quality assistance to all employees.
Nigel joined Cygnet Hospital Godden Green in July 1999 and brought with him a range of expertise and knowledge from his previous role of 18 years as a maintenance engineer for a number of large buildings owned by Aon Insurance.
In his time at Godden Green he has project managed the development of Saltwood ward our low secure unit and been involved in many refits for service changes. Nigel’s other responsibilities are ensuring that the hospital and grounds are kept well-presented and safe for all patients and staff.