WORKFORCE: Peninsula Community Health, which provides community health services in Cornwall, has appointed a new chief executive.

Steve Jenkin will join the social enterprise in the summer from his current role as director of health and social care for the charity Sue Ryder, which provides community services. Before joining Sue Ryder Mr Jenkin was operations director for Consensus, a private sector organisation supporting adults with complex needs. Prior to this, he was for nine years chief executive of learning disability charity Elizabeth FitzRoy Support .

The previous chief executive Kevin Baber is leaving Peninsula to become operations director at Plymouth Hospitals Trust.