Meet Our Team
Stephen’s early career was as a teacher before moving into the commercial sector where he felt he could use his leadership and management skills to full effect.
He has since forged a successful career, the last 17 years of which he has dedicated himself to being involved with the health and social care sector including GP services, out of hours; specialist care for clients with spinal injuries and ABI; prison and police healthcare; healthcare recruitment and of course home care.
As an expert in his field he has had the privilege to hold various Chair roles including a day nursery school group; a provider of specialist services for spinal injuries and ABI plus for a provider of support to individuals with mental health and learning disabilities.
Stephen takes great satisfaction from running an organisation that provides a quality and much needed service which enables individuals to live an independent life. He knows from personal experience the affect home care can have as Berkeley Home Health provided live in care to his late father and continue to do so for his mother.
Nicky travelled to the UK from New Zealand in 1996, having completed a BSc (Physiotherapy) to work as a physiotherapist within the NHS. Patricia White asked Nicky to join her team and she became the manager of Patricia White’s Personal Home Care within a short period of time. Since then Nicky has managed a number of prestigious live-in and daily care businesses. Nicky has been Operations Director for Berkley Home Health since October 2015.
Kelda joined the Berkeley Home Health team in November 2017 having previously worked for a premium retirement village group. Prior to this, Kelda established a successful Home Instead Senior Care business. Kelda has an honours degree in Social Care, diploma in Mental Health and a graduate of Supported Education. Kelda grew up in a tight knit Irish family and understands the importance of family and personal values. She is passionate about providing high quality personable service to clients and their families and supporting a happy and engaged team to meet these needs.
Client Services Manager
John first worked in social care in 1991 when he began a part-time role assisting home care managers at Hampshire Social Services. John later managed a home improvement agency helping older and disabled homeowners with house repairs and adaptations, before working in community development for national disability charity, Scope. John was subsequently Chief Executive of a charity supporting family carers before a period of self-employment and his most recent role, working to support stroke survivors with communication difficulties to get back to “life after stroke”.
Outside of work, John has a keen interest in politics and current affairs and is also aiming to keep up his habit of running for 30 minutes every weekday morning, whilst still arriving on time at the office.
Client Services Manager
Violet has been working in social care since 1993. She has worked in senior/supervisory roles in residential and nursing homes with clients with physical and mental health needs.
Violet has completed an NVQ Level 3 and 4 in social care and she has worked as a care manager at Hampshire Adult Services for ten years. This role involved assessing/reviewing clients and working with multi-disciplinary teams. Violet joined Berkeley Home Health in October 2015 as the Deputy Manager.
Marie has over 12 years of experience working in various roles within the care sector starting as a Care Administrator. Marie has particular experience working with customers with Dementia/Alzheimers, Parkinson’s, Challenging Behaviour, Autism and managing end of life care.
Marie has great attention to detail, a real customer focus and helps provide the backbone to the Berkeley Home Health operation.
As Care Manager she is responsible for leading our team of care staff and assuring we meet our care quality and service standards every day. Marie has a compassionate and caring approach and is meticulousness in designing care plans really focused on each customer’s needs making them personable.
Marie has her NVQ level 4 in Management and is currently studying her NVQ level 5.
Sharon has 20 years healthcare experience from quality and governance to patient experience in community, private health sectors, secure women’s services and the NHS. She has previously started and successfully ran two agencies before joining the Berkeley Home Health group.
Outside of work, Sharon enjoys a variety of hobbies. She is particularly keen on sport and coaches a netball team at least 3 times a week. She has also completed a marathon, a half marathon and competed in a number of cycling events. She enjoys travelling music and spending time with her three children
Naomi joined the team as the Registered Business Manager for the East of England in 2017. She has worked in care for the past 15 years in various sectors private, social and the NHS and has various knowledge and experience with elderly, young adults, learning disabilities, Parkinson’s and dementia. She obtained her Leadership in Management Award in 2012 and has been a Registered Manager for the past 6 years, she really enjoys the challenges and rewards it brings. She is passionate about ensuring the people we look after receive a high standard of care and that the team she manages deliver this care in a person centered way by tailoring care to suit the individual needs.