Director of Operations
Mark has worked in homeless services, women and children, men’s residential therapeutic communities, and community based day services. He has gained a comprehensive understanding of the needs and supports that vulnerable young people require to build better futures.
Mark has overseen and worked on the ground setting up bespoke services nationwide. This has been done with Tusla and the HSE in a dynamic and collaborative manner to support children and young adults.
Director of Practice Development
Director Elaine Currie spent 14 years in business and accounting then went into social care completing a BA in Applied Social Studies and Professional Social Care. During the last 6 years, Elaine has been a manager of over 14 aftercare services then progressing onto Deputy Director in a previous organisation. Elaine is currently completing a Masters in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy.
Head of Services
Tara has over 20 years’ experience in the residential care of children and young adults, having commenced her career supporting people with varying physical and cognitive abilities before working her way through state provided Children’s Residential Services as a Social Care Worker, Social Care Leader and Deputy Manager.
Tara has a proven record of overseeing and supporting teams in the development and delivery of bespoke residential interventions designed to meet the needs of our countries most vulnerable young people.
Social Care Manager
Having worked in the Social Care sector for the past 10 years, Katie has experience of supporting both young people and adults, who present with complex mental health issues, intellectual disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorder, in a variety of settings ranging from residential services, day service, and community-based services.
Katie’s Social Care degree, coupled with her management qualifications and experience has equipped her to support our skilled and enthusiastic team to enable the young people that we care for, to reach their full potential.
Social Care Manager
Claire is a Social Care Manager in a bespoke children’s unit. Prior to coming to Futurescape Claire had an established career in private residential care having managed teams in Ireland and Australia. Claire’s interest and skill set are in child protection and assessing risk.
Claire graduated with a BA in Professional Social Care and has spent the past ten years working with vulnerable young people in mainstream settings.
Having worked in Eircom in a very competitive busy environment in various roles including Credit Control, Data Sales Administration, Staff Supervision, Account Management, and Corporate Sales, Patrick then qualified in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Addiction Studies, and Reality Therapy and changed his career to working in the Voluntary & Community Sector in 2006.
He joined Attuned Programmes in 2019 and is responsible for the Recruitment Process of Social Care Staff, Administration, and Facilities Management.
Marie recently joined Futurescape with the role of Aftercare Manager. Marie is responsible for managing 2 of our Aftercare services in the Leinster region.
Marie graduated with First class honours in Applied Social Studies in Social Care and prior to joining Futurescape Marie worked with vulnerable young people through community and residential services as well as in the disability sector.