Dave Coxon completed a BA (Hons) degree in Psychology and Business Management at Leeds University in 1990 going on to qualify as a Social Worker in 1994 from Swansea University
He spent 21 years working for the City and County of Swansea Local Authority; he started as a Social Worker in 1994 in a Mental Health Services working firstly in a Community Rehab Team and then as an Approved Social Worker in a local Community Mental Health Team. In 2007 he moved on to manage a 24 bedded Recovery-focused residential home as the Services Manager.
In 2013 Dave left the Local Authority and joined a Third Sector organization called Gwalia (later to become Pobl Group) as a Senior Operations Manager; he predominantly managed three complex care services: two working with mental health, forensics and personality disorder and one nursing care for dementia and complex physical health care.
In July 2018, Dave joined Ludlow Street Healthcare Group and became the Registered Manager for Beechwood College. He is excited by this opportunity to develop Beechwood as a recognised Centre of Excellence working alongside a staffing group who are both dedicated in their work and passionate about our students.