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