Renaissance Care appointments
Scottish care home group, Renaissance Care, has appointed Nina Mclean has been appointed as people service manager to implement a new people strategy and culture review.
Renaissance has appointed Scott Birnie as financial controller to help project lead the implementation of new and upgraded working processes. This includes a complete review and overhaul of financial systems, workforce systems and IT.Kirstene Feenan has been promoted to head of marketing. Feenan has worked for Renaissance Care for four years and during the pandemic oversaw all family and staff communications, including information sharing on the implementation of new visiting restrictions and care systems during lockdown.
Gordon Ritchie has been promoted to head of property. He was key in ensuring all homes remained safe and functioning during the pandemic, including the sourcing and implementation of safety systems in line with regulations. He also built visiting pods for families and residents to allow for regulation compliant visiting during the winter months.
Stuart Middleton has been appointed as catering and dining operations manager responsible for training kitchen staff, as well as maintaining and developing robust kitchen systems to promote positive dining experiences for residents. He began his career with Renaissance 13 years ago as a kitchen porter.
Nichaela Richardson has been appointed as digital marketing executive, supporting digital communications and marketing to promote the company.
Robert Kilgour, chairman of Renaissance Care, said: “It is not lost on us that as an organisation rooted in caring for people, we must ensure that our staff are equally looked after and are recognised and rewarded for the incredibly hard work which they dedicate to our residents, their families and our business.
“We have always had a strong focus on the development and investment into our staff across the services we work in, however following an extremely challenging few years, it is essential that we buckle down in delivering this in a consistent and meaningful manner to help us retain, and grow, the talented staff we have here at Renaissance Care.
“Our sector was challenged insurmountably during the pandemic, and it was the people on the front line, and in the background supporting them, that allowed us to make it through what will go down as the toughest time our industry has ever faced. We look forward to welcoming more likeminded people on to our team and celebrating our staff, who have a sense of loyalty and commitment second to none.