Meet the Newington Court Care Home team
Our wonderful team comprises nurses, carers, activities coordinators, chefs, housekeepers and more. These people are here to ensure that residents enjoy their time at the home and are supported to live life to the fullest. Meet some of our staff below:
Hi, I'm Amanda, the Senior General Manager here at Newington Court, and I would like to welcome you to our home.
I have worked in the healthcare sector since 1998. I qualified at Luton University and worked at the NHS, specialising in surgical, rehab and end of life care. I have a degree in Critical Care Nursing and I am an experienced orthopaedic nurse. I have also spent time working in the private sector at a charitable hospital for the clergy in London and nursed for five years in Guernsey. I was promoted to General Manager at Newington Court in July 2016.
I trained and worked as a Registered Nurse in Zimbabwe for 4 years. I then joined Newington Court in January 2017. I love my work here and I always ensure that delivering a high standard of care is my priority. Through dedication and determination, I have earned the role as Lead Nurse on the top floor.
My aim is to ensure expected outcomes are met in the best possible way and improvements are made in the best interests of the people we support. I took up my new role as Deputy General Manager in October 2019.
My name is Rebecca. I joined Barchester in November 2017 I spent my first two years here working as a carer. I love taking the time to get to know the residents and putting a smile on their faces, so when the opportunity arose for me to join the activities team I happily took the job. I’m a very creative and resourceful person and I love making people happy, so it’s a perfect fit for me.
I trained and qualified at Canterbury Christchurch University in 2011. I worked for the NHS as a Critical Care Nurse on a Surgical High Dependency Unit and also Intensive Care.
I changed roles and worked with the community district nurses for four years until I joined Newington Court in April 2019. I took on my new role as Unit Nurse Manager in June 2020.
I am passionate about ensuring our residents receive a high standard of care and, as a team, we always strive to achieve our best.
I joined the team at Newington Court in May 2016. My role is very varied and covers HR, payroll and accounts, in addition to supporting the General Manager and the rest of the management team. I have many years experience working in secretarial, HR and accounts roles and I am also a qualified NVQ Assessor in Business Administration. I enjoy interacting with residents and seeing them happy when joining in with the activities that are arranged for them.
I have worked at Newington for two years. I first joined as a Carer and, when the opportunity arose to become an Activities Coordinator, I applied for the position. I love getting to know the residents and finding out about their experiences before they came to Newington Court. This helps us to organise activities that will be of interest to them. It is a very rewarding to see residents enjoying activities and joining us on our regular trips and excursions.
I joined Newington Court in December 2016 as an Admin Assistant. For the past 14 years I have worked within the social care environment, which I found very rewarding.
I have over 30 years experience working in admin and accounts and hold an NVQ Level 3 in Business and Administration.
I enjoy being part of the team at Barchester's Newington Court and making a difference to the lives of those we support.
I come from a hotel/restaurant background and have been working in catering for over seven years now and love working at Newington Court. I have an NVQ Level 2 Nutrition and Healthcare and I am currently putting my self through a National Diploma in Nutrition to help me care and cook for our residents. Being a member of the National Association of Care Catering, I have constant updates and training to help care for your family members.
Hi, my name is Reg, and I am the Maintenance Manager here at Newington Court
I previously worked at a leisure centre as the Maintenance Manager. I really enjoy Newington Court and Falcon Place and overseeing the care of the gardens and outside areas. I love meeting the residents and their loved ones and helping them to make their rooms feel like home.
Claire is a Senior Carer for Falcon Place, she has worked for Barchester for over 7 years and manages Falcon Place with enthusiasm and dedication, she is highly thought of by the Residents and families alike and is an asset to Barchester and a great team player.
Claire is always smiling and nothing is too much trouble for her. Claire supports her young family and her extended family.
Julie joined us in 2008 and keeps the home up to a fantastic standard. She manages a great team, where all of them have the motto "Nothing is too much trouble for the Residents!". Julie's daugheter Kelly also works with us here at Newington Court as a carer.
My name is Lyn and I have worked here at Newington Court for 3 and a half years. I started as an Activities Coordinator and am now a Carer. I really enjoy my job because it is so rewarding knowing that I make a difference to the lives of the people I care for. Our days are filled with laughter and residents are given the respect and dignity they deserve. The girls I work with are wonderful as well. I love this home so much that two of my children also work here.
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