Cirsty is a Chartered Physiotherapist who has held a variety of clinical and managerial roles. Cirsty moved to her current role as Head of Move More Jersey at Jersey Sport in 2019. Cirsty worked at Jersey Hospice Care for over 9 years as a physiotherapist and in the later years became the Day Hospice and Therapies Services Manager where she was responsible for the delivery of the day and therapy services. She was instrumental in developing and delivering new service models, within the therapy and day service departments and she introduced rehabilitative palliative care across the organisation. Cirsty has worked within the NHS, Jersey General Hospital and in the voluntary sector including roles in a wide range of areas including rehabilitation, hydrotherapy, neurology, respiratory and acute medicine. She is passionate about community health and wellbeing and has developed a comprehensive understanding of the impact that illness and long-term conditions have on people’s everyday lives and how to support people to adapt their lifestyles to live with these conditions.
As Head of Move More Jersey, Cirsty is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of the Move More theme of the Inspiring an Active Jersey strategy on behalf of Jersey Sport and the Government of Jersey. She works across a variety of sectors in the island (Community, Primary Care, Corporate, Third Sector, Government, Public Services) to forge collaborative partnerships to lead the development of opportunities which help deliver an active Jersey and advocate for physical activity to improve the health and wellbeing specifically aimed at the least active and disengaged islanders. She works in an advocacy and consultancy role with regards to physical activity and health across the island including engaging with the media, GOJ, private, public and third sector.
Cirsty has a very active 11 year old son who has additional needs and through this has become passionate about creating opportunities for islander living with a disability. She was instrumental in setting up the Cycle Without Limit Adapted Cycle centre on the island in 2020 and has developed a partnership with the Superheroes Series, founded by Paralympian, Sophia Warner to bring it to the island. She also setup the charity, Little Miracles, in 2014 to support families with babies in the Special Care Baby Unit.
Cirsty has a very active lifestyle with her son Harry and husband Stuart. Cirsty has developed a love of triathlons and can generally be found cycling, running or swimming or volunteering at local events.