Salutem Care and Education: Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson

Salutem Care and Education has promoted Karen Jackson to director of its children’s services division.

Jackson joined Salutem, a residential and social care provider with 130 services nationwide, as a regional director in adult services and was appointed interim divisional director.

Salutem Care and Education provides children and young people with residential and educational support.

Jackson said: “Since being a divisional director, everyone at Salutem has been very supportive in helping me smoothly transition into my new role. It’s nice to work with people from a different division and meet other hard-working members of staff, who are committed to working with children and young people. We have a very committed and passionate group, who are very supportive of the children and young people and I’m looking forward to seeing this division grow.” 

John Godden, chief executive at Salutem added: “In her short time as interim director, Karen has shown leadership and dedication, which, combined with her experience, makes her the perfect fit to take on the permanent role as director in children’s services.”

Salutem Care and Education owns Modus Care which specialises in support services for those with autistic spectrum disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, learning disabilities and other complex needs. It provides small residential facilities for adults as well as bespoke services.

It also operates Ambito Care and Education comprising the former Scope services which include four education facilities, 30 care homes and 10 day services. Clearwater Care provides 27 services in the Midlands and Southeast for complex needs and severe learning difficulties in residential and supported living. It also owns Pathways Care Group with 54 homes nationwide for adults with learning difficulties.

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