Sue has been a member of the Bassetlaw Hospice Team for over 12 years carrying out her role of Retail Coordinator overseeing the running of the hospice charity shops in Retford and Worksop. Supported by a wonderful team of loyal and dedicated Volunteers Sue has taken the businesses to another level, with increased sales and popularity both shops have expanded into bigger premises in the towns. Sue is also well known for her diverse and themed windows displays for all to enjoy, exclusively created from the kind and generous donations of the local communities
Sue’s career background is mainly with corporate companies within the health care sector. Working for a large corporate company, initially she worked in activities and events designing and implementing full daily activities programmes for residents living in large nursing homes and organising promotional themed events. Becoming Sales and Marketing Manager and as part of the induction teams that opened new purpose built nursing homes throughout the country, she trained others in activities, promotional events and sales and marketing as the company built up their portfolio of new and established homes. Achieving the role of General Manager Sue was responsible for the opening, occupancy and financial budgets of running a new purpose built 87 bed nursing home in Sheffield
Advancement then took her around the country working for the Nursing Homes Group in the management trouble shooting role of Senior Manager and then Regional Manager. Earlier Sue attended Doncaster College of Art for 3 years as a mature student to study Art and Design including Advertising and Graphics, which helped her to nurture, develop and facilitate her love of creativity and artistic licence.