Strategy and Social Work Director

Jesse Harris

Jesse Harris

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Biography

Jesse Harris became the Strategy and Social Work Director for the Independent Living Fund in 2007.

Prior to this he worked for the disability organisation Scope in a number of management roles. He also worked for the children’s charity Barnardo’s. He has over 40 years’ experience of working in social care and is a registered social worker.

Jesse also holds an MSc in Public Sector Management.

Strategy and Social Work Director

The Strategy and Social Work Director is responsible for:

  • stakeholder relationships with local authorities and users
  • Independent Living Fund (ILF) user appeals
  • management of the ILF social work team and 77 assessors
  • the ILF’s approach to social work and independent living practices