Stephanie Dawe is an energetic leader with a real passion for improving the health and wellbeing of local communities. Her belief in, and commitment to, working in partnership with users, carers and staff to deliver meaningful change is embodied in her approach.
She is driven by the desire to deliver high-quality services and is described by others as “inspiring, honest and determined”.
Stephanie has a proven track record in developing and sustaining executive level strategic partnerships across health, social care and the third and commercial sectors. She is a confident and compassionate leader who is enthusiastic and motivated by a set of key values and principles.
Stephanie has worked across a range of community and mental health providers post qualifying as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in 1989. Having also spent 10 years working as a Director in Social Care in the London Borough of Havering, the latter four years being as a joint appointment with Health, Stephanie has real and valuable experience of collaboration and partnerships.
Currently, Stephanie is the Trust’s Chief Nurse and Executive Director of Operations in Essex and Kent. The STP developments across Mid and South Essex have led to a joint appointment with Provide, a Community Interest Company who cover the Mid Essex area.