Richard is the CEO of Sears Healthcare Ltd. He is an experienced senior executive level nurse with the ongoing strategic development and operational management experience in the independent sector.
Richard’s career began as a care assistant in a residential home, and he has held many diverse clinical and operational roles across a number of specialities. Recent roles have included the strategic leadership and management of both clinical and support functions including, hotel services, learning and development, customer complaints, research and development and quality assurance teams. He has an extensive professional network across the nursing leadership infrastructure and the independent adult social care sector.
Richard currently sits on the NHS England Independent Care Sector Board, Department of Health Independent Sector Nursing Advisory Forum, and regularly speaks at nursing and independent sector events.