When Dave Carroll retired from Bethwin Road this month, he left behind him the little plaque that had hung on the wall above his desk for his seven years as deputy manager. On it were three Irish words: Cead Mile Failte (“100,000 welcomes”). A reminder of how Dave was at work – and something we […]
We are pleased to announce that Dominic O’Gorman, deputy manager of the Kairos Supported Housing Move-On team, has been appointed to deputy manager of our Bethwin Road residential rehab, where he succeeds Dave Carroll, who is retiring. Kenny Brown steps up to become deputy manager of the Move-on team, which is joined by newcomer Sally […]
“We’re delighted to announce that Matt Dear has been appointed to be our new Complex Needs Support Worker – and that he starts on Monday,” said director Mossie Lyons today. Matt will provide specialist post-rehab support for the 10 residents of the two houses that form the new Kairos Recovery Hub, which is centred on […]
Kairos Community Trust is delighted to welcome Sian Thomas, the new counsellor at Bethwin Road, our residential rehab in Camberwell. Sian writes: “After many years working in the NHS, I inadvertently fell into training in addictions counselling. This has resulted in the most enjoyable past three years, combining academic work with working in drug and […]
Kairos counsellors Gillie Sliz, Sam Chapman and Tim Penrice took part in an informative day’s training last Friday (1 Dec) at the Institute of Group Analysis (IGA). The working title for the day was Matters of Substance: How do groups help those with drug and alcohol problems? and it was facilitated by clinical psychologists and […]
Congratulations to Simon Eve at the Garden Day Programme on becoming an accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). Accreditation recognises the achievement of high standards of knowledge, experience and development in counselling and psychotherapy.
Congratulations to Kairos support worker Sarah McGoldrick, who has been awarded her diploma in Adult Social Care and the Care of Children and Young People (Level 3) by City & Guilds. Sarah is based at Head Office and works with our supported housing team and our women’s services.