Ian began working in the field of addiction over 10 years, and has been based in the Community and Residential Services before joining the team at Oasis Runcorn. He has recently moved from Oasis Runcorn to Sanctuary Lodge.
Ian began his journey working with vulnerable adults as a peer mentor for CRI. He was then given an opportunity to work as a support worker in a residential rehabilitation centre called Kairos Community Trust. Ian has also worked as s support support worker for a local Drug & Alcohol Service based in Wandsworth called WDP (Westminster Drug Project), managing a busy drop-in centre & the recruitment of volunteers.
From there Ian went on to work for Blenheim where he eventually managed and developed a large caseload of DRR/ATR clients in liaison with the Westminster Probation Service to help lead the way with innovative ideas in moving the ever-changing sector of Criminal Justice forward.