Position: Head of Patient Safety and Safeguarding
Steve Cross, until recently the Registered Manager of Ellern Mede Barnet, has worked as part of the Ellern Mede team in a variety of roles, including Social Work and Safeguarding, since 2012. He became Clinical Services Manager in 2018 and Registered Manager of Ellern Mede Barnet in 2020. His latest role is as Head of Patient Safety and Safeguarding. He is a qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker, Practice Educator for Social Work and Nursing Students, and safeguarding practitioner. Steve has worked in Health and Social Care throughout his career. Following completion of an NVQ level 3 Care Leadership, he led teams in emergency placements and young people’s residential care, before specialising in mental health with a dual qualification in nursing and social work. Under Steve’s leadership, Ellern Mede Barnet is an excellent hospital, running at full capacity and with a skilled and dedicated 24-hour team.