Senior Leadership Team
Denise Ujvari: Managing Director
Denise has over 10 years’ management experience working in both secure and none secure healthcare settings. Previous to joining SSP Denise managed a national nurse agency and is a qualified REC recruiting specialist, qualifying to ensure a through understanding of agency recruitment and regulatory compliance specific to the recruitment industry.
Having worked in a number of strategic management roles within specialist services, Denise has a wealth of management experience across a number of business areas and demonstrates an innovative and creative approach to problem solving.
Elizabeth (Beth) Foster: Head of Finance
Hi, I am Beth Foster and I Started working for SSP in March 2019 as Head of Finance. I am a Chartered Accountant and qualified in 2017. I was an auditor for 5 years prior to moving into industry.
It is an exciting time to be working at SSP as a growing company with lots going on. As part of the senior management team I feel we are able to make decisions that make a difference to people we help and care for.
On a personal level I have a Hungarian Vizsla called Ralph and a horse called Oliver. In my spare time I show jump and I go to CrossFit a few times a week to keep fit. I love going out for a nice meal when I get chance in the evening or at weekend.
Kelly Maria BSc (Hons), Assoc CIPD: HR Advisor
I have worked for Select Support Partnerships since April 2018 and in this time I have led the HR function. I am really proud to work for Select Support Partnerships and enjoy all that this generalist role involves. We are constantly working to build consistent and skilled staff teams to give our service users the best possible support and I encourage employee engagement to enable individuals to feel valued and appreciated.
In addition I am also involved in the overall Governance of the business and insist on accountability and compliance across the business. I strongly encourage CPD and lead by example as I am currently studying for my MSc in Human Resource Development and CIPD level 7 which in turn will inform my role and add value to the growing business.
Naseerah Jogee: Registered Area Manager, Blackburn & Lancashire
Hi my name is Naseerah Jogee and I have worked for Select Support Partnerships since September 2011. I have worked in various different roles over the years, initially starting work as a support worker and progressed into other roles over the years.
I have a degree in Health & Social Care and gained my level 5 Leadership and Management Health & Social Care in 2017.
I am currently the Registered Area Manager for the Lancashire area where I manage both supported living and the outreach services. I gained my registration with Care Quality Commission (CQC) in November 2018. We have exciting plans for the development of the services in and around the Lancashire area.
My hobbies include travelling to different places, spending time with my family and friends and meeting new people.
Kurai Nyatanga: Registered Area Manager, Greater Manchester
I am a qualified mental health nurse with over 20 years’ experience working within the Health & Social Care Industry. Prior to joining SSP, I worked for 7 years as a Hospital Manager for a leading Independent Provider managing a 30 bedded Locked Door Rehabilitation Hospital.
I joined SSP in January 2018 with the vision to help support the organisation become a leading provider of Supported Living Services in the North West of England. Right from the start I was involved in the inception of Malcolm House which is SSP’s first Extra Care Supported Living Service designed to support individuals other similar services find challenging. Our aim was to give an alternative to in-patient care and support individuals live in the community maintain a safe visible presence in their local community.
My passion is to provide person centered care and support. This means giving every individual we support a service which is uniquely tailored to their specific needs. By getting to know the person we support, their friends and their families, we can create a unique person centered approach which enhances lives within the community. As part of this approach, we always try to make sure our support teams are a good match for the individuals’ personalities, interests and cultural backgrounds.
Frida Ngosa: Head of Care/Clinical Lead, Greater Manchester
My role within SSP is Head of Care /Clinical Lead for Greater Manchester. With my clinical experience in various medical settings my role is to ensure that the physical and mental health is not overlooked in any way.
I am a qualified Registered Nurse with over 17 years’ experience working within the Health & Social Care Industry both in England and abroad. Prior to joining SSP, I worked in various health settings ranging from hospitals and nursing homes. Before joining SSP in February 2018, I worked for 5 years as a Head of Care (Clinical Nurse) in a 20 bed Locked Rehabilitation Unit for individuals with mental and Intellectual disabilities coordinating care for the individuals and looking after their physical health needs.
Since Joining SSP I have been involved with the commissioning of the Malcolm House Project, which is SSP’s first Extra Care Supported Living Service designed to support individuals other similar services find challenging. Our aim is to give an alternative to in-patient care and support individuals live in the community maintaining a safe visible presence in the local community.
I feel privileged to have been part of the project from the beginning and see it unfold and grow slowly. My passion is to provide holistic person centered care and aim to ensure that the service user is at the center of the care and support that we provide and to ensure that they have the best quality of life as much as possible. I aim to collaborate with family and the external teams to ensure that the service users’ needs are met according to their needs and lastly ensure that service users are involved in their care and support.
Phil Collier: Joint Registered Area Manager, Merseyside & Cheshire
Hi my name is Phil Collier and I have been employed by Select Support partnerships since December 2018. My role within the company is to be the Area Manager of the Liverpool Supported Living Service. There are many exciting plans for the development of the service, and now is an exciting time to be on board.
I have over 26years experience working in the care industry both in the public and private sector of which 9 have been in managerial positions. I have a law degree, Institute of Leadership and Management (level 5), NVQ 4 in Social Care along with other in depth training I have completed.
I am also a registered manager with the care Quality Commission (CQC)
On a personal level, some people find it interesting that I live on a narrowboat on the River Weaver with my partner and our big, soft Labrador dog. I enjoy visiting new places and meeting new people.
I like watching sports such as Rugby, cricket and football, being a long suffering Stockport County fan who I watch on a regular basis
Jackie Emmitt: Registered Manager, Merseyside
Jackie has worked within the Health and social care setting for over 20 years and started with select support Partnerships in 2014. Jackie has worked with a number of different people with Asperger’s, Autism, Mental Heath issue, Learning Disabilities and complex needs and also forensics. Jackie has previously worked in a number of different settings. She was a registered manager for an assessment centre for people with Asperger’s and/or Autism for 6 years, she was also a registered manager for a residential unit for people with Physical and learning disabilities and she worked in domiciliary & outreach settings with children with Autism. Jackie has worked as an area manager for 6 years. Jackie enjoys working in the care sector and loves working alongside staff and service users. Her passion is the care sector and service users reaching their full potential and achieving their goals.