Since qualifying as a Registered Nurse in 1982, Mary has gained extensive experience both at home and abroad working as a Midwife, Community Nurse, Cancer Nurse Specialist, Health & Safety Lecturer / Trainer and in more recent times a specialist Occupational Health Nurse Advisor. In 1997, Mary founded Health Matters (Health & Safety) Ltd and since then has overseen and guided her loyal team of staff with great leadership and professionalism. She has assisted the company to develop and grow by consistently innovating and developing new and improved services and products. This has resulted in Health Matters now being regarded as one of the premier providers of Health and Safety, Training and Consultancy within the UK and Ireland.
Shaun as Director is responsible for the overseeing and management of the various work departments within the organisation. He is heavily involved in the procurement of new business which has attributed to the companies significant growth. He is committed to ensuring process improvement, identifying and resolving any issues with operational or contractual delivery, as well as developing contract offerings to best suit customers changing requirements. A highly qualified Health and Safety professional, Shaun is also responsible for providing Health & Safety support services to clients within a range of work sectors.
Clayre has extensive experience in Operational, Commercial and People Management working in the Retail and Non-Profit Sectors.
She is a graduate from the University of Surrey, with a Post Graduate Diploma from the University of Ulster in Human Resource Management, studied to Masters Level. Clayre’s primary role within Health Matters is overseeing the day to day operations, from pre to post administration processes, sales, marketing and finance departments.
Paul joined the team fulltime in July 2017 after working as training consultant with Health Matters for three years. He has a background in construction as a joiner and has spent over twenty years with the Fire and Rescue Service as a whole-time fire fighter. Paul carries out training on a range of subjects from the CSR and Site Safety Supervisors course to the NEBOSH General, Construction and Fire courses.
Anna has worked with Health Matters since 2011 and her primary role involves the coordinating course bookings, ensuring client satisfaction and processing post training reports and certificates for externally certified training programmes. As the companies CEF scheme administrator, Anna has a vast knowledge of the Construction sectors Health & Safety and training requirements.
Claire has been a Registered General Nurse since 1995 and has been with Health Matters since 2004. Her role involves the delivery of a wide range of Health and Safety training programmes within various sectors of industry. Claire’s post graduate qualifications include a Certificate in Education and a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety. She is an accredited trainer and examiner with several awarding bodies including IOSH, CIEH and NEBOSH.
Catherine joined the company as part of the Health Promotion team. She graduated in July 2015 with a BSc Hons Degree in Dietetics and has since completed a Masters in Health Promotion and Public Health, both at Ulster University. Catherine completed a year’s placement as a dietitian in the Southern Trust and has previous experience delivering nutrition and obesity related programmes in a community setting. Her primary role in Health Matters involves the delivery of Health & Wellbeing services to businesses of all sizes across the UK & Ireland.
Keri is Health Matter’s dedicated internal accountant and is responsible for all aspects of financial management. She graduated from Ulster University, Jordanstown in 2008 with a degree in Accounting and has since gained significant experience in both practice and industry settings. Keri became a Chartered Accountant (ACA) in 2012.
Moya is a longstanding member of the team and has worked with the company since 2005. She is responsible for devising and delivering Healthcare and Health and Safety specific training programmes across a wide range of work sectors. Her other duties include assisting with the training and development of internal trainers and working with the company quality assurance department to ensure optimum standards are upheld. She is an accredited trainer and examiner with several awarding bodies including IOSH, CIEH and NEBOSH.
Una graduated from University of Ulster, Jordanstown in 2007 with a degree in Accounting. Una has gained a wide range of accountancy experience from her previous roles working within an accountants practice and also directly with an array of clients in a range of different industries.
Ashleigh graduated with a BSc Hons Degree in Marketing from Ulster University in 2013. Before joining Health Matters in 2017, she has held roles in both Marketing and Business Development within the Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical industries. Based in Health Matters’ Belfast office, her duties involve the development and implementation of the company’s marketing strategy with an overall goal of obtaining and maintaining new and existing clients.
Catherine worked as an Operational Administrator for 5+ years previous to joining the Health Matters team. Her current role of Training Administrator means she is responsible for supporting the team in all of the Post Course Administration.
Madeleine joined the Health Matters team in August 2019. After graduating from St. Mary’s University College Belfast, Madeleine’s career has centered around quality assurance and the formation of client relationships.
Madeleine is responsible for coordinating and managing the trainers’ diaries, booking courses, liaising with new and existing clients, preparing training packs and coordinating resources needed for the delivery of training.
Kayla has prior experience coordinating health and safety training for motion picture and television workers in California before migrating to Northern Ireland.
She graduated in December 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Global Studies and later graduated from Queens University Belfast with a Master’s degree in Violence, Terrorism, and Security. She also holds the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
Rona as Training Manager acts as the first point of contact for all new and existing client training enquiries. Rona has previously held positions in Office Administration, Insurance Claims Handling and Payroll and has over 15 years’ experience in Retail Management. Rona is responsible for the operational delivery of training programmes and managing the pre and post training administration process.
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We are also always on the hunt for Health & Safety Professional Trainers and Consultants to join our ever expanding team. If you are interested in either ‘ad hoc’, full time or part time work please get in touch with us today.