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Jan Thurgood 

As Strategic Director - People Theme, Jan's role includes:

  • statutory responsibilities for both Children & Adult’s services
  • working with elected members to ensure strong and visible leadership.
  • to act as policy adviser and lead on developing strategies that support the council’s priorities
  • leading and developing partnerships across the community
  • working with key stakeholders to improve the quality of life for local residents
  • motivating, supporting and enabling staff to do their job with confidence.
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The Strategic Director works with the Leader of the Council and Cabinet to support the priorities of the Council:

  • promoting the health and wellbeing of our population especially the most vulnerable
  • ensuring all children and young people have the chance to achieve their full potential
  • promoting Poole’s economic growth and regeneration by attracting investment in business, housing and jobs
  • protecting and enhancing Poole’s beautiful environment in a sustainable way so that it is a great place to live, work and play.

Service Units within the People Theme are:

  • Adult Social Care
  • Commissioning & Improvement
  • Children, Young People & Learning
  • Children’s Social Care
  • Housing & Community Services
  • Culture & Community Learning.

Committees:

  • Children & Young People Social Care
  • Health & Social Care
  • Communities.

Contact Details

Address:
Jan Thurgood
Civic Centre
Poole
BH15 2RU

Supporting officer

Peggy Elliott
Adults Services, Housing and Culture
peggy.elliott@poole.gov.uk
01202 633203


Lisa Povey
Children’s Services
l.povey@poole.gov.uk
01202 633201