Aisling Khan departs role as Strategic Director for People and Communities

Aisling Khan, Strategic Director for People and Communities (Director of Children’s Services and Director of Adult Social Services) will be leaving her post at the Council of the Isles of Scilly on 3 July 2023.

Aisling joined the Local Authority in 2005 and has been involved in a number of achievements during 18 years of service. Most recently she helped shape a bid to Government for an integrated health and social care hub. She has also supported an inspection of the Isles of Scilly Fire and Rescue Service (by His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services) and an inspection of provision for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) (by Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills). Aisling was also a key member of the Council’s team that helped protect the community during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Council will now begin the process of recruiting to the position.

Paul Masters, Chief Executive, said: “Aisling has been a key member of my management team since I joined the Council in 2020 and has been a great support to me. As a long-standing Council member of staff we will miss her and I wish her all the best for the future.”

Councillor Joel Williams, Lead Member for Children and Lead Member for Adults and Public Health, said: “Aisling has supported me in my role as lead member helping ensure we try our very best to support Children and vulnerable adults on our islands. I wish her all the very best for the future, and thank her for her hard work.”

Publishing date: 
Thursday, 6 April, 2023