Meet the Harton Grange Care Home team
From nurses and carers to chefs and housekeepers, staff in our home are here to deliver high quality care and services to those we support. Check below to meet some of the friendly faces you are likely to see when visiting our home:
Hi, my name is Lesley and I am General Manager here at Harton Grange. Welcome to our website!
Thank you for taking the time to look further into what we have to offer to you or your loved one. Here is an opportunity to look at some of our staff team in the home, who all play a vital role in day-to-day life.
I have worked in the care sector for over 24 years developing my career and bring a wealth of experiences to the home gained from working in a variety of care settings. I hold NVQ LEVEL 2, 3, 4, in Care and have also achieved my Assessors Award and completed the Registered Managers Award.
I look forward to welcoming you to our home.
I came to Harton Grange in 2005 as a Care Assistant before being promoted to Senior Carer, and I am now the Deputy Manager. I assist our General Manager with the day-to-day running of our home.
Hello my name is Karen and I am activity coordinator at Harton Grange care home. I have been an activity coordinator for ten years now, I really enjoy this job as there is never a day the same, everything from trips out in our mini bus into the community, to lovely group sing a longs with my little ukulele. I have a musical back ground and just love the effect it has on the residents
I have been at Harton Grange since 2019. I have a background in maintenance and I am a painter and decorator by trade. I enjoy my role as Head of Maintenance and my work is diverse.
Outside of work, I like to entertain the folk of South Tyneside with singing. I also enjoy running and sport pursuits.
Hi, my name is Joy, and I am the Head Chef here at Harton Grange. I was awarded the national 'Hospitality Champion of the Year' at the 2016 Barchester Care Awards.
I have worked at Harton Grange since 2011, first as a carer and now as a senior carer. I enjoy coming to work each day, as the residents and their loved ones make my day more rewarding.
I have worked at Harton Grange for 15 years, first as a Carer then progressed to Senior Carer. I have great affection for those we support and have built strong relationships with loved ones and my fellow colleagues.
I have worked as a Senior Carer for Harton Grange since 2017, and I really appreciate the level of team work from the whole team every day.
I enjoy relaxing with my family when I am not at work and also socialising with friends.
I have 30 years' experience in adult care. I started as a junior care assistant, supporting people with learning difficulties. I then went on to be a care assistant within a nursing home before progressing on to Harton Grange.
Outside of work, I have 3 dogs and 2 cats, so I like long walks with family and friends.
I have worked as a carer since 2003. I started working for Barchester in 2018, and I absolutely adore the work I do. Working as part of team makes me feel like it is a very family-orientated home. I always put 100% into my job, and the work I do is very rewarding.
When I am not at work, I love spending time with my family. Having my children and grandchildren are some of the best achievements I have accomplished.
I have worked in the care sector since the age of 17. I find it very interesting working with all the residents and my colleagues.
Outside of work, I love gardening and cleaning!
I started working at Harton Grange at 17, joining as an apprentice. I have enjoyed my time at Harton Grange immensely. I love being able to a make a difference to other people's lives by caring for the residents and loving them like an extended family.
Outside of work, I enjoy socialising with family and friends.
I have worked in care since 2005, and I have worked for Harton Grange for 1 year. We are dedicated, caring, hardworking and always give 100% in every aspect of the job. Everyone's unique skills and strengths help the team achieve a shared goal in the most effective way.
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I especially love my Bichon Frise, Ozzy!
I have worked at Harton Grange since May 2013, starting off as a kitchen assistant.
I had not worked in care before, but once I started, I just knew this was what I wanted to do forever. I am currently doing my level 3 Adult Care Apprenticeship, and I cannot wait to progress within the company.
I am a bank worker at the moment, as I have 2 sons, aged 17 and 15. I also have a daughter, who is 10 years old. I love working at Harton Grange. I cannot see myself working anywhere else; we are like one big extended family!
I have worked in care since 2005, joining Harton Grange in early 2020, and I am enjoying the pleasure of working with a dedicated team that give the best care they can.
I currently work part time, as I have two children, aged 12 and 5. I intend to progress and continue my career, as I have been made very welcome at Harton Grange.
Outside of work, I like to relax and spend time with my family and friends.
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