Meet the Team
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.
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.
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.
Sam joined Coastal homecare late 2021 at the Brighton branch as part of the Home First team. After two years on the Home First team, Sam was promoted to Care Coordinator. A knowledge of most clients and their needs has assisted him in getting to know his new role. He has settled in very well and has proven to be an asset to our team.
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.
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.
Home First Supervisor
Before joining Coastal home care, Lucy worked as an Individual need’s assistant in early years and Primary education. When the pandemic hit, she decided to change her career path and became a home care assistant for Coastal in September 2020. She was then promoted to a senior carer in 2022, and then Home First Supervisor in March 2023. Lucy is currently studying level 3 NVQ in adult social care and hopes to continue onto level 4 once completed.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Accounts Assistant / Lead Coordinator - 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.
Registered Manager, Mid Sussex Branch
Amanda joined Coastal Homecare in April 2019 as a Home Carer. In December 2020 Amanda took up the role of co-ordinator. Amanda became branch manager in November 2021 and successfully passed her CQC Interview at the start of 2022 and is now the Registered Manager and will be starting her level 5 in Health and Social Care.
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.
Home Care Field Supervisor – Mid Sussex Branch
Cynthia had previously studied for CACHE DIPLOMA level 2 in childcare, upon completion she worked with young children from 0-5 years in a nursey setting. Looking for new and exciting challenging, she then decided to venture into social care. She also has experience working as an HCA with a reputable mental health care provider for a couple of years , thereafter, proceeded to work with children with challenging behaviour and autism support. She joined coastal home in 2019 as a carer , over the years she has progressed to a senior carer and now a field supervisor, She continues to enjoy diligently carrying out her job role , providing and maintaining the high standard of care as she continues to carry out her duties.