Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Fiona Humphreys

Fiona is a qualified Probation Officer and has been CEO (previously AP Manager) at Elizabeth Fry Charity since 2008. Fiona finds her role hugely rewarding and is committed to working with Trustees and the staff team to ensure that the Charity continues to grow and provides the highest quality service to women in the criminal justice system. 


Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Lauren Oakley

Lauren is a qualified Probation Officer with many years experience of working with offenders posing a high risk of harm to others. She joined Elizabeth Fry Charity in 2014 and as Operations Manager is responsible for running the Approved Premises.


Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Sam Wilson

Sam is a qualified accountant. She joined Elizabeth Fry Charity in 2016 and is responsible for managing the financial operations of the Charity.


Referral and Support Manager

Referral and Support Manager

Natasha Green

Natasha joined the team in 2015. Her responsibilities include processing the referrals that come to the Approved Premises as well as health and safety and building issues.


Offender Supervisors

Offender Supervisors

Magda, Jan & Katie

Every resident is allocated an Offender Supervisor when they arrive at Elizabeth Fry Approved Premises. The Offender Supervisor will work with the resident and their Offender Manager to agree a plan for whilst they are at the hostel. Offender Supervisors meet with each resident on a one to one basis once a week to work towards meeting the goals in the resident's plan. ​Offender Supervisors also take the lead in delivering the groupwork programme at Elizabeth Fry.


Finance Admin Assistant

Finance Admin Assistant

Emma

Emma supports Sam in managing the finances of the Charity. One of Emma's tasks is to keep track of the service charge that residents owe and to set up payment plans when necessary.


Resettlement & Support Officers

Resettlement & Support Officers

Kelly, Sam, Tanith, Pascale, Becci, Tamara, Oana & Nichola

There are 8 Resettlement and Support Officers employed by the Charity. Five of whom work days and three of whom work nights. They are involved in the day-to-day running of the hostel, managing risk by ensuring that residents comply with licence conditions, and helping residents resettle back into the community effectively.


Housing and Link Worker

Housing and Link Worker

George

As the Housing and Link Worker, George's role is to contact women who have been offered a placement at Elizabeth Fry Approved Premises. The purpose of this contact is to reduce anxiety and to answer any questions that the woman might have about the Approved Premises. When residents arrive at the Approved Premises, his role is to then support residents and their Offender Managers to find suitable accommodation. He also helps residents prepare for move on by running groups on pre-tenancy work. Topics covered include Housing Options, Welfare Benefits, Rights as Tenants and Financial Management.When residents successfully move on from the Approved Premises, George will contact them to see how they are doing and to offer advice and support if they are experiencing any difficulties in the community.


Substance Misuse Worker

Substance Misuse Worker

Eleanor Wigmore

As the Substance Misuse Worker, Eleanor provides structured interventions to residents who have a current substance misuse issue or those who are maintaining recovery. A weekly, often CBT based, group is run exploring various subjects such as Setting goals, Justification and Denial, Thoughts and Cravings and Mindfulness. All residents are offered one to one sessions and colaboratively contribute to their own Recovery Move on Plan. Eleanor has worked in all areas of community Substance Misuse services for over ten years and also in a more generic support role within a local women's project.


Housekeeping Team

Housekeeping Team

Maria

Maria with the help of residents (who each have an area to clean) make sure that the Approved Premises stays clean and tidy. ​Maria is also responsible for ordering food and managing the pantry. She also takes a lead in making sure we are meeting our responsbilities in relation to Health & Safety.