Glen Orrin House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF

01463 723 569

Our Team

 

 Chris MacInnes

Advocacy Manager

01463 723569 / 07458048827

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Chris joined Highland Carers Advocacy in the summer of 2017.  Prior to this he had a full and varied career in the Police for over 30 years, serving in London, Stornoway and Inverness.  He was latterly posted to a number of specialist departments at Headquarters in Inverness.  Chris retired as a Detective Sergeant in 2017.  He brings with him a wealth of experience of helping and communicating with people; leadership, team-working, problem solving and investigating skills.
 
A native of the Isle of Harris, Chris is married with two sons.  He enjoys spending time with his family, and their energetic Cocker Spaniel helps keep him active!  Chris enjoys all kinds of sport, particularly football (watching only!), running, cycling and hill-walking.


  

Seonaid MacDonald

Advocacy Caseworker

01463723570 / 077607794762

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Seonaid joined the advocacy team in August 2017.  She is a native of Inverness and attended Millburn Academy and thereafter University where she got a Masters in Script Writing.  Seonaid worked as a journalist before moving in to mental health work.  She is a fluent Gaelic speaker and works for the BBC from time to time.

Seonaid joined the advocacy team to support people who are being disregarded in their decision making and has experience as a carer.  When not working Seonaid spends time with her family and her cats.



Johann Roden

Advocacy Caseworker

01463723570 / 07786042643

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Johann jpoined the advocacy team in September 2017 and believes that the saying 'it takes a village to raise a child', often equally applies to the support carers require and ought to have.
 
Johann's previous roles include supporting young people with additional support needs, and policy and research on poverty and health inequalities.  Johann has two children, two cats, enjoys hillwalking, reading, music anbd has a long held interest in refugee and migrant rights.
 

Rosemary Wilson

Advocacy Caseworker

01463723570 / 07458048826

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Rosemary joined Highland Carers Advocacy in the summer of 2017.  She completed her Nurse Training in 1986 and in the past has worked in hospital nursing, practice nursing and various roles through the nursing bank whilst raising a family of four children.

More recently, Rosemary worked for 12 years with The Highland Council supporting people into/back to work through training, volunteering, education and childcare support.

Outside work Rosemary is very family orientated, enjoy walking her dog and reading a good book when she has  the time.



 

 

 

 

 

 

Highland Carers Advocacy

Glen Orrin House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF

by phone: 01463 723 569

by e-mail: advocacy@hccf.org.uk

or fill in the form on our contact page

Useful links

Connecting Carers – www.connectingcarers.org.uk

Young Carers - www.connectingyoungcarers.org

Chip Plus - www.chipplus.org.uk

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance - www.siaa.org.uk

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Highland Carers Advocacy is free, confidential and independent from other service provider agencies.

Recognised Scottish Charity (No. SC020501)