Phone: 01706 345886

Address: 169 Drake Street, Rochdale, OL11 1EF

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors sets Blue Pits Housing Action's overall direction and policy.

Kathleen Ince

Currently a Youth Offending Team (YOT) Nurse working with offenders to address health care needs.

Kathleen has vast experience of delivering holistic health care to people with learning disabilities (LD) and complex needs. She believes that providing service users with stable accommodation is the first stage in getting people on the road to recovery.

She has recently completed a post-graduate forensic mental health course at Manchester University.

Kiaran Burke

Kiaran has worked in mental health since 1987 when he qualified as a registered nurse, mental health. He is also the proprietor of a small registered care home in Shawforth, Rochdale, Lancashire.

Pete Ruddy

Pete is a retired Management Accountant. He has twenty three years’ experience working in the finance department of the NHS as a management accountant., working originally in North Manchester before moving to Pennine Acute services.

Phil Traynor

Currently a supply teacher, Phil has over 25 years experience in Education and Teaching as a classroom teacher in KS1 and KS2 (Primary Sector). He has experience of being a member of the senior management team in school, a subject leader and transition manager for KS2 to KS3 and mentor for NQTs.

Sarah-Jayne Randall

Sarah is a former Police Constable from West Yorkshire Police.  More latterly an officer with the Youth Offending Service she has experience of dealing with people with complex needs and diverse backgrounds for over 20 years.  In addition Sarah has recently worked with an ALMO for a Local Authority Housing Association and chose to compliment her experience by further studies and a qualification in housing and letting.