Gowrie Care announce new Managing Director


25th July 2017

Gowrie Care, part of the Hillcrest Group, is delighted to announce the appointment of Joy Dunlop as their new Managing Director. Joy will succeed Damian McGowan who has stepped down to take up a new post with a care company in England.

Joy started in post this month and will be responsible for leading Gowrie Care in delivering innovative support tailored to the needs of the people they work with.

On being appointed, Joy commented that “I’m excited to be taking on my new role with Gowrie Care. Having worked with the company for over 20 years I’m proud to be part of an organisation that puts people at the centre of everything we do to ensure that they receive the support they need to live a fulfilling life.”

Joy brings to the post a wealth of experience in care and housing. Most recently Joy was employed as Corporate Services Manager for Hillcrest Housing Association which is the parent company of the Hillcrest Group. Prior to this Joy held senior posts within Gowrie Care in the roles of Improvements Manager and Area Manager.

Angela Linton, Hillcrest Group’s chief executive commented that “Everyone at the Hillcrest Group wishes Joy well in her new post. Joy’s passion and enthusiasm coupled with her extensive knowledge of the care sector made her the ideal candidate for the job.”

Over the coming months Joy will meet with Gowrie’s many stakeholders and key personnel from organisations they work with.

Hillcrest Homes

Hillcrest Housing Association was established in 1967 and is one of Scotland’s largest Housing Associations. They provide housing and support in Dundee, Edinburgh, Angus, Perthshire and Fife, with over 5500 good quality, well maintained homes at affordable rents. In each area of operation there are local offices with housing advice teams who can provide an immediate response to the customers.

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