Hove Branch: 01273 410471
Worthing Branch: 01903 246651
Mid Sussex Branch: 01444 645030

Meet the Team

Neil Kentish

Area Manager

Neil joined Coastal Homecare in January 2020. He began working life as a carer, before becoming deputy and then manager of a range services that includes learning disability, elderly care and nursing home services. This has included operational management and lead roles in service improvement and quality assurance. Neil has experience of inspecting regulated services with the Care Quality Commission.

Hannah Savell-Stewart

Training and Recruitment Lead

Hannah has worked in social care for the past 10 years. She has worked in LD support, as a care coordinator and assistant manager in home care. More recently she has been a team leader in a home care recruitment team. She is now becoming qualified to be a health & social care trainer. We are happy to say that she has now re-joined Coastal as our new Training and Recruitment Lead.

Liz Tehrani

Branch Manager – Brighton & Hove Branch

Liz joined our Coastal team early January 2022. She had previously worked with the NHS and Charity Sector for many years, her background is in mental health, and she is a qualified Arts Psychotherapist, registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She has worked in emergency frontline services supporting residents who live in Brighton & Hove and is very pleased to be the new Registered Manager for Coastal Homecare’s Hove Branch.

Jacqueline

Supervisor - Brighton and Hove Branch

Jacqueline has been working in the care industry for the last 30 years. She worked a Care Worker for 6 years, Care Coordinator for 10 years and for the last 14 years she have been working as a Supervisor. Jacqueline finds her role very rewarding and enjoys supporting people in the community and meeting people from all walks of life.

Stewart

Coordinator - Brighton and Hove Branch

Stewart has previously been caring for family members for a number of years, Stewart joined Coastal Homecare working on the Urgent Home Care Service and gained promotion within his first year at Coastal to be a Coordinator. Stewart is currently studying for QCF award, Level 3.

Lindsey Elliott

Homecare Lead – Brighton & Hove Branch

I have worked in a number of roles including carer, supervisor and coordinator. My interests include continuous professional development to promote good care for people and I have achieved the following; Advocate for dignity in dying, Dignity champion, I care ambassador, CCFE level 2 certificate in End of life care, Level 4 Diploma in community care, Diploma in business contracts. Currently working to gain a Level 5 Diploma in leadership for Health and Social Care.

Sara Martin

Lead on Home First Service - Brighton & Hove Branch

I have been working in health and social care for the past 5 years, 2 years front line staff for the rapid response team, currently working towards a degree in psychology and QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

Chloe

Supervisor

Chloe has worked in care for 12 years. She started out working in a residential care home, after 5 years Chloe changed to domiciliary care. Chloe joined Coastal Homecare in November 2018 as an Urgent Homecare carer. Chloe enjoyed her role as a carer and was soon promoted to Supervisor for Hove branch. Chloe enjoys introducing new service users to the Homefirst service, supervisions and helping in the field when needed.

Michelle Marchant

Supervisor

Michelle has worked in the care sector since the age of 18, she has been a carer in both nursing/care homes and in the community. She completed her NVQ levels 2 and 3 in Health and Social care back in 2003-2005 and completed an assessors course in 2021 among lots of other Brighton and Hove Council Training

Lucy Coggon

Receptionist – Brighton & Hove Branch

Lucy joined our team late January 2022 as part of the government funded Kickstarter scheme. Lucy has no prior experience in care, before starting her role as receptionist with us at Coastal. Lucy is very much enjoying the change in career and has taken on a lot of new responsibilities as she grows in the role.

Laura

Registered Manager Worthing Branch

Laura joined Coastal Homecare – Worthing Branch in September 2016 as a Home carer. In November 2017 she was promoted to a Senior Carer before being promoted to Coordinator in April 2018. Laura background was childcare as Deputy Manager for four years before coming into domiciliary care to try something new to support her passion for care. She is currently studying towards her Diploma Level 5 award for leadership in Health and Social Care

Claire Wheeler

Coordinator - Worthing Branch

Claire joined Coastal Homecare – Worthing Branch in May 2017 as a Home carer. In October 2017 she was promoted to a Senior Carer. Claire was promoted to Care Coordinator in October 2019. Claire wanted to try something new as her background was in retail for seven years previously. Claire enjoys learning and is keen to expand her knowledge in domiciliary care

Fran Hipwood

Supervisor - Worthing Branch

Fran joined Coastal Homecare – Worthing Branch in April 2019 as a Home Carer. In July 2019 Fran was promoted to Senior Carer before being promoted to Supervisor in October 2019. Fran`s background is in care. For the last 18 years she has experienced residential, nursing and domiciliary care. Fran enjoys reading and walking in the countryside when she is not at work.

Hayley Mockford

Administration Assistant – Worthing Branch

Hayley joined the Worthing team in early January this year. She previously worked in administration as a legal administrator for 4 years, during that time she achieved a business administration level 2 qualification. She also worked as a carer during the pandemic.

Carrie Stone

Accounts Assistant - Head Office, based in Hove

Carrie joined Coastal Homecare in May 2012, Carrie has worked in care for 15 years. Carrie has achieved NVQ 3 health and social care and NVQ 4 and RM award in health and social care.

Amanda Goldsmith

Registered Manager, Mid Sussex Branch

Amanda joined Coastal Homecare in April 2019 as a Home Carer. She quickly advanced and became our Co-Ordinator in Burgess Hill in December 2020. Amanda is due to start her NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care in April 2021

Shannon Coleman

Coordinator – Mid Sussex Branch

Shannon joined Coastal Homecare in February 2020 as one of our Homecarer’s. She quickly advanced through the ranks and became a Senior Carer. In November 2021 Shannon stepped up once again and took on the role of Coordinator. Taking on more responsibility and utilising her understanding of our company software she has quickly settled into this role.

Charlotte

Supervisor - Mid Sussex Branch

Charlotte has been with Coastal Homecare since August 2014. She started with us as a care worker before becoming an on-call supervisor and now works full time as a supervisor for the Urgent Home Care and Home First services. Charlotte has been in the health and social care industry for almost 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience.

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