What I do:
I’m really excited about commissioning Mornington and building a home for our residents and nurturing a new team members, I enjoy my role as every day is different and our residents never cease to make me smile.
As a general manager, I feel privileged to be looking after peoples loved ones and ensuring each individual residents received the best possible care suited to their needs.
I have a deep passion for individual person centred care to enable me to do this I nurture and develop my team members to have the skills, knowledge and understanding of our residents needs ensuring the team have care at the centre of everything they do.
I joined the care sector in the late 90’s and have worked in different areas allowing myself to grow different skills with the understanding of residential, nursing, day care, domiciliary, rehabilitation.
I hold a level 4 qualification in social care and a leadership and management award this has supported my roles a General Manager in the last 10 years to support the running of 3 residential and 1 nursing settings this includes the commissioning of 2 new builds.
When I’m not at work…
I live in sunny Bournemouth and I enjoy walks on the beach or in the forest, I have a close family unit and enjoy family time
I enjoy travelling in and out of the UK and when at home holding dinner parties for friends and family.
What I do:
My role puts me as the first point of contact when a family and prospective resident contact the home enquiring about the services and support we deliver, I thoroughly love my role and get great job satisfaction supporting family & resident during what can be a difficult time, it’s always a joy to see a resident join the community and settle into their new home.
I have worked within the care sector for the past 3 years, during this time I’ve supported hundreds of residents and their families during the decision making for their future care.
Away from work my wife and I are kept busy by our three beautiful children, I do somehow find the time to regularly run and cycle as well as play football for a local league team, I’ve played guitar since my teenage years meaning I should be much better than I am.
What I do:
Ensure great Customer Service and a warm welcome for residents and their families. I am responsible for Financial, payroll and HR duties and oversee the Reception area in our beautiful home.
My love of bookkeeping and accounts started at school where I took the course of ‘bookkeeping, typewriting and commerce’ and my roles have been mostly in that area throughout my life taking me to Accounts Manager for a moulding company for over 14 years. My roles have always also encompassed Customer Service and Admin. I love a new challenge and am very excited about my role as Administrator at Mornington Court.
I have lived in the New Forest area all my life, growing up in Milford-on-Sea. I have 3 grown up children and 7 grandchildren who are great fun and my biggest passion in life. I love reading, walking, holidays, horse riding and I have Middle Eastern dance lessons.
What I do:
As Head Chef my priority is to make sure that all residents and the team have a big smile on their face after each service. This is achieved by me and my team delivering meals that not only meet the nutritional needs of each individual resident, but also through our passion and respect for fresh and local produce.
I have been a Head Chef for the last 21 years working all over the world, my previous position was as Head Chef at local 4* hotel Carey’s Manor. I have achieved many accolades and certification during my career, including a Golden Fork award, I have a masters in both baking & pastry as well as culinary arts.
When I am not working, I love to read and go to the cinema, to relax I practise Aikido. I also love to have friends and family over for meals …. Guess who is cooking!!
What I Do:
I am extremely proud and happy to be part of the Cinnamon Care Collection and it is truly rewarding to work alongside such wonderful & professional people.
My role involves not only supervising and guiding my housekeeping team, but I also ensure that the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained to reinforce the luxurious appearance of the home.
My background is rooted in hospitality previously I have worked in 5* establishment, The Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa as a Supervisor.
I thoroughly enjoy interacting with residents and making sure their needs are met. Outside of the workplace, I am a proud mother & wife who loves her family very much. I love cooking, travelling and I find every single day of my life full of happiness and rewards in different shapes and forms.
What I do: My role at Mornington Court is Head of Maintenance.
I have 5 years’ experience as a site manager, prior to this I worked for the ambulance service, during which I was an Emergency Medical Technician. The largest part of my career was over 2 decades of service in the armed forces.
Outside of work I compete in multi terrain and distance running events and enjoy getting away into the wilderness in my camper van.