Vanessa Bainbridge

Accountable Officer

Vanessa is the Director of Adult Social Care for Northumberland County Council (the role of Accountable Officer is a joint arrangement between the Council and CCG).
Since 2015, Vanessa previously held the role of Director of Adult Care and Community Services with Northumbria HeatlhCare Foundation Trust.

Since 1997, she has worked in senior roles within the independent sector, the NHS and Northumberland County Council, managing a range of integrated health and social care services including Community Nursing, Social Work, Rehabilitation and Public Health services in partnership with local health trusts and primary care, including Adult Social Care commissioning.