We have received the following news from HICOM:
Over the last three months HICOM has been recruiting for two part roles including one new position namely Histon & Impington Dementia Support worker.
HICOM is pleased to advise that Margaret Reed Roberts has been appointed, Margaret is an Impington resident and a social worker by profession. Margaret looks forward to starting on 5th November and adds “I am thrilled to be joining HICOM and to have the opportunity to support people living with memory loss and dementia, and their families, through outreach and new initiatives. I look forward to helping Histon and Impington to become a Dementia Friendly Community”.
The new role has been funded by donations from the Feast, Red Lion Beer Festival and Histon & Impington Town Charity.
Paul Seekings is to become the new Village Older Peoples worker and will replace Jean Newman who is retiring at the end of November. Paul explains “I have been working with HICOM as Transport Coordinator for the last two and a half years. I am very much looking forward to expanding my role to provide further support for the older people of the villages and helping them access useful services”.
Both Margaret and Paul will work with Jean in November and their full contact details will be provided in December.
The HICOM village wellbeing team will now consist of the existing Sefanit Inquai the Village Mental Mental Wellbeing worker together with Margaret and Paul.