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Barnardo's Scotland Assistant Director Locality Leads

Scottish Assistant Directors:

There are 10 Assistant Directors in Scotland taking responsibility for specific areas of work.  This role involves supporting service managers across all Barnardo's Scotland services, ensuring they are delivering effective and quality services.

Assistant Director Children's Services (ADCS)

NameBackground information

Eddie Kane

Assistant Director - Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire

Eddie has operational responsibility for the external management of Children's  and Young People's Services in Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire. Eddie is also the safeguarding lead for Scotland.

Martin Mathieson

Assistant Director - Lanarkshire and West

Martin has operational responsibility for the external management of a range of Children and Young People's Services in North and South Lanarkshire and West of Scotland.

Peter Nield

Assistant Director - Tayside and Fife

Peter has joint operational responsibility for the external management of Children's and young people's Services in Tayside and Fife. Peter is also the Care Inspectorate liaison for Scotland

Dawn Ward

Assistant Director - Tayside and Fife

Dawn has joint operational responsibility for the external management of Children's and young people's Services in Tayside and Fife.

Hawys Kilday

Assistant Director - South East Scotland

Hawys has operational responsibility for the external management of Children's and Young People's Services in the east Region of Scotland, this includes West Lothian and Edinburgh.

Fiona Bennett

Assistant Director - Forth Valley and South West Scotland

Fiona has operational responsibility for the external management of Children's and Young People's Services in Forth Valley, Dumfries and Galloway, East, North and South Ayrshire with service offices in Falkirk, Ayr, Kilmarnock and Kilwinning. Services include housing support and homelessness; family support and early intervention; youth work; domestic abuse; alcohol and drugs and Shine Women’s Mentoring Service. Fiona has contributed to the development of related policy areas, research and professional practice including early year’s workforce development; GIRFEC; child protection and child mental health.

Sue Brunton

Assistant Director - Fostering and Adoption

Sue has responsibility for the Fostering and Adoption services across Scotland. The function of the F&A team is to recruit a range of carers to meet the needs of Scotland’s most vulnerable children and to work in partnership with Local Authorities to identify gaps in their own resources which Barnardo’s Scotland can assist in filling. Sue is based in Edinburgh.

 

 

 

RegionContact number
Aberdeen01224 624 090
Dundee01382 221 944
Edinburgh0131 446 7000
Glasgow0141 419 4700


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