Our MAV Team
Our charity Board of Directors oversees the strategy, with our full-time employees helping run our programmes.
We are a registered Scottish charity of healthcare prlth approach to violence reduction because we believe prevention is better than cure.
Head of Service for Medics against Violence
Geraldine has been working with Medics against Violence since 2017. She initially worked for us in Royal Infirmary Edinburgh as a Navigator and helped to set up the service there before moving to Glasgow Royal Infirmary. She then became a Regional Supervisor in 2020 and Head of Service in November 2022. Prior to that Geraldine has held a variety of social work roles and worked in the music industry. She is a trained Independent Domestic Abuse Advocate. Geraldine heads up all of our support programmes providing line management, professional supervision and support for the Regional Supervisors and their teams in Navigator and Youth Navigator and to Pathfinder. She also provides expert advice and training to the whole team on domestic abuse
Youth Navigator Regional Supervisor
Alan was one of our first Navigators and helped to develop the service working in Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 2015. He has a degree in Community Development and after gaining experience with two other organisations returned to Medics against Violence in 2021 to help us develop and set up the Youth Navigator service, firstly in Lothian and then in Glasgow where he looks after three teams of youth workers.
Navigator Regional Supervisor West of Scotland & Programme Development Lead for Schools
Callum came through Navigator as a patient in 2017. He successfully overcame some of the challenges he had in his life and went on to be a mentor supporting people away from violence and then a Development Officer, developing interventions and programmes to help young people with another organisation. He is now one of our Regional Supervisors and Programme Development Lead for our school programme working on programmes for young people at greatest risk of harm
Navigator Regional Supervisor