HIV charity The Sussex Beacon hires new chief executive Brighton News

Brighton-based charity The Sussex Beacon has appointed Rachel Brett as CEO, who will join the team from April this year.

Ms Brett previously held the position of director of children and young people at YMCA Downslink from 2015, is a qualified social worker and has extensive experience in the strategic development of community services in Brighton, as well as safeguarding and trauma-informed practice.

Ms Brett said: “I am thrilled to be joining The Sussex Beacon, a charity for which I have huge respect and admiration.

“I feel privileged to be working alongside a committed team of trustees, staff and volunteers and contributing to improving the lives of people living with HIV locally.

“In these times of economic challenge, our services have never been more needed.”

Paul Hilly, chairman of trustees at The Sussex Beacon, said: “With Rachel onboard as our new CEO, the Beacon will be well placed to go from strength to strength, continuing to support the diverse needs of our service users and our local community.”

The Sussex Beacon provides specialist care and support for people living with HIV, promoting independence and improving health and wellbeing via both inpatient and outpatient services.

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This notice was published: 2024-01-19 05:03:00

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