Meet the Kingsland House 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:

Karen Williams

General Manager

Hi, my name is Karen, and I am the General Manager here at Kingsland House. Welcome to our website!

I have been a nurse for over 30 years and have worked both in the NHS and the private sector. A large part of my experience has been in palliative care and I have been lucky to have been able to run the inpatient unit at Phyllis Tuckwell hospice in Farnham, and worked as a Specialist community nurse for St Catharine’s Hospice in Crawley

I moved into management of nursing homes and was the manager of the first home to get an Outstanding rating from the CQC in Surrey. I love being a nurse and have learnt so much from the people I have met and cared for in the different settings that I have had the privilege to work in.

I have been involved in various projects with Surrey University looking at ethics in Health care, and with Skills for care. The Gold standard framework has also been something I have been involved with and have been able to use what I have learnt to benefit the wellbeing of residents and increase Quality of life.

 

James Sibthorpe

James Sibthorpe

Deputy Manager

I have worked at Kingsland since 2017 and really enjoy it here. I am an experienced nurse, with over 15 years in a wide variety of healthcare settings in both the UK and overseas, including the NHS, the voluntary sector, NGOs, the charity sector and now the private sector.

I have been a nurse since 2002 and have worked in many clinical fields of nursing, such as A&E, sexual health, aids work, elderly medicine and end of life care.

I enjoy working as a nurse because I am dedicated to improving the lives of others and supporting those in difficult times of their lives.

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Shirley Corteil

Shirley Corteil

Administrator

My name is Shirley Corteil and I am the Administrator here at Kingsland House. I have been here since it opened back in 1995, so I guess the length of service must say it all! There have been many changes over the years, but I can honestly say that there is never a dull moment working here!

Theresa Holland

Theresa Holland

Activities Assistant

Hi, my name is Theresa, and I have worked at Kingsland House since 2010. I have worked in the kitchen, in housekeeping, and now finally I have settled as an Activities Assistant. I love my job, as every day is a new adventure with the residents.

Ellie Carter

Ellie Carter

Admin Assistant

Hi, my name is Ellie and I am an Administration Assistant. I have worked at Kingsland House for a little while now, but I used to be a Housekeeper. I am very much enjoying this new role.

Emily Strange

Emily Strange

Admin Assistant

Hi, my name is Emily and I am an Administration Assistant here at Kingsland. I enjoy seeing new and old faces as they pass by in reception or for a coffee and a chat!

Valentin (Vali) Neagu

Valentin (Vali) Neagu

Head Chef

Head Chef, Valentin Neagu, joined us in July 2013. He takes great pride in everything he cooks and bakes. Vali has a good rapport with his team.

George Allman

George Allman

Deputy Chef

Hi, my name is George and I am the Deputy Chef here at Kingsland House. I am passionate about baking; I love making cakes and sweet treats.

Sophie Cox

Sophie Cox

Head of Housekeeping

I started working at Kingsland House in November 2015, originally as a Carer. I later became a part of the catering team, working as a Hostess, which was lovely, as I got to spend lots of time with residents. I am now Head of Housekeeping, and I love my job. The best part of being at Kingsland House is the staff and residents – they make this house a home.

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Shanelle Lurring

Senior Care Assistant and Training Champion

Hi my name is Shanelle and I am a Senior care Assistant and training champion here at Kingsland House. I started here back in 2016 and I’m loving every minute. I have recently started an advanced carer training program so I can expand my knowledge and get more experience. One resident has even taught me how to knit!

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Sarah Hiscock

Activities Coordinator

‘’Hi my name is Sarah and I am new here at Kingsland House. I am the activities coordinator, while this is a new role for me I have over 32 years’ experience in the care industry. Ranging from care, maintenance and housekeeping. I can’t wait to meet everyone here at Kingsland House and introduce some fun activities with the help of the residents.’’

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Amanda Smith

Care Practioner

Hi my name is Amanda

I started what I didn't realise would become my career  here at Kingsland House in July of 2000.

I achieved my Nvq 2 and 3 a few years after that to become a senior carer and at 10 years of being here I became a teamleader.

I have now qualified as a Care Practioner of which I am very proud.

I love my job and working here at Kingsland House. I'm very passionate about the care our residents receive and that they live a fulfilled life here.

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Gabi Lica

Gabi Lica

Maintenance Manager

Hi, my name is Gabi and I am the Maintenance Manager here at Kingsland.

Lewis Corteil

Lewis Corteil

Gardener

Hi. I’m Lewis Corteil. I am the gardener at Kingsland House. We have gardens that completely surround the main building. We also have pathways which mean our residents can walk all around the garden safely. I enjoy working with some of the residents at Kingsland house who are actively involved in the garden including the organic vegetable patch.

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What happens now?

Are you ready to discuss your individual care requirements? Pick up the phone and talk to us, book a visit to our care home or come and take a look around our facilities.

Care enquiries

New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm

01273 769 442

All other calls

01273 440 019

Our fees and contract

We want to be as transparent as possible about how we charge for the different services we provide as well as what’s included in our contract. Please click the links below to find out more about our fees and contract.

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