James Withington

Acting Team Lead – Adult’s Social Care

James Withington

My specialisms:

  • Safeguarding & Quality Assurance
  • Older People & Physical Disabilities
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities
  • Hospital Services & Integration
  • Reablement & Occupational Therapy
  • Service Improvement & CQC
  • Transformation, Strategy & Programme Management
  • Commissioning
  • Public Health

Who are you and what is your purpose?

I’m James, or J Dubs as known to Baltimore, and I’m the Acting. Team Lead of our Adult’s Social Care team. My purpose is to provide support to my family, friends and colleagues; whilst striving for excellence in the service I deliver to my clients and candidates.

What has been your greatest achievement (personal or professional)?

Being promoted to Team Lead in Baltimore, getting married and buying my first house.

What advice would you give other leaders out there?

Lead from the front to elicit trust. Without trust, there is no respect, without respect there won’t be collaboration, progress or growth.

Who inspires you? And why?

My dad. He is by far the most rational, honest and hardworking person I will ever know.

Favourite Food

Pizza, not gonna lie I am a little obsessed.

What’s your leadership superpower?

Empathy and selflessness. I continually put others first, and this is so important in developing my team to become the best versions of themselves.