Billy is Director of Mental Health Services – Inspire. Billy studied Psychology at the University of Ulster then began his career with Extern in 1986 where he worked in various projects. He qualified in Social Work in 1991 and initially worked for Barnardos. In 1992 he took up post as a Social Worker with Older People in South and East Belfast Trust. He moved to Senior Social Worker, Care Manager then Senior Care Manager. In 2002 he became Programme Planner for Mental Health Services in South and East Belfast Trust and when the Belfast Trust was formed in 2007 he became part of the Senior Management Team in Mental Health as A Service Development Manager. This work involved the modernisation of the Trusts Mental Health Services. He has continually addressed his own development needs obtaining relevant qualifications throughout his career; Practice Teaching Award (1994), Approved Social Work Award (1998), Diploma in Health Service Management (2006) and the Advanced Award in Social Work (2009). Billy is married and has 3 children. He enjoys sports including Martial Arts (he holds a fourth Dan Black Belt in Tai Jutsu), motocross, mountain biking and running.
Liam Quigley is Assistant Director. After qualifying as a Psychiatric Nurse (RMN) in 1985 he worked as a Staff Nurse in Gransha Hospital (WHSCT) for 1 year before moving to London to work in the Maudsley Hospital, in general Psychiatry and addiction. On returning to Northern Ireland in 1988 he joined Inspire as Manager of the Inspire Day Support centre in Derry and guided its development through the 90’s. He successfully completed Social Work training in 1992 and a Post Graduate Certificate in Managing Health Services in 1998.
Margaret Cavlan is Service Team Manager for Inspire Mental Health based at The Junction in Dungannon. She began her nursing career in 1973 at Belfast City Hospital where she qualified as a State Enrolled Nurse. In 1978 she qualified as an RMN from Purdysburn Hospital. Margaret was employed as a Staff Nurse both in Purdysburn and St Lukes Hospital, Armagh. She has been employed by Inspire from September 1987 and has been very involved in the modernization and development of Community Wellbeing Services and Supported Housing.
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