Phil Orton has been named the new executive director of HR for charity Making Space.
Previously head of people at specialist nursing and dementia care provider Belong, Phil will work strategically with the executive management team, taking on responsibility for the workforce and the operational management of human resources, learning & development and payroll.
Phil began his career in social care as a volunteer working with people with learning disabilities, before becoming registered manager of a care home in South Cheshire. He then progressed into training and HR, the field he has worked in for the past 16 years. Phil is working towards chartered fellowship of the CIPD, completing an MSc in management in 2006 and qualified to ILM 7 in executive coaching and leadership mentoring.
Making Space is a national health and social care charity, with its headquarters in Warrington. It employs almost a thousand people at over 170 nationwide services.