Kim Smith

Kim is the Director of Services for directorate 1 within Making Space, which covers the North West of England.

As Director of Services Kim covers the strategic side of the business and ensures high quality services are delivered across the North West.

Before joining Making Space, Kim spent 3 years working as a Care Assistant in a nursing home. She then spent 5 years as an Assistant Coordinator running drop in centres for people with mental health conditions across Liverpool. 

In May 2000, Kim moved to Making Space to take up the position of Tenant Support Worker, assisting people with mental health conditions to maintain their tenancies in the Knowsley Area. In 2004 Kim was made Team Leader for this area and within 2 years became the Supported Housing Manager for Merseyside. 

It was only 12 months later that Kim was promoted to Area Manager for Merseyside. This involved managing a wider range of services including housing, residential, employment schemes and carer support services. Kim spent 6 years in this role before taking on the role of Director of Services which she holds today.

In her spare time Kim likes getting out the house with her family and loves walking. She enjoys doing things for charity such as the race for life, memory walks and collecting and donating items of food and clothing for the homeless services in Liverpool.