Meet the team

Lucy Gill, Alan Savage Owners of Home Instead Senior Care Altrincham, Sale and Wythenshawe

Owners - Alan Savage and Lucy Gill

Alan was attracted to the ethos of Home Instead after seeing how Home Instead can make a real difference to people’s lives, providing dignity and independence for any person who wishes to remain in their own home. Also, in being able to provide employment opportunities in the community, they aim to employ only specially chosen individuals to ensure the best quality is of care is delivered.

Alan’s role is to build relationships & look for opportunities for Home Instead to contribute to the local community whilst managing the business side of the company.

Lucy balances her family life and her responsibilities in the business working 4 days a week as the marketing and a recruitment support.

Alan and Lucy have two young children, Joe Jack 9 and Isabella-Rose 5 . They understand how difficult it can be for family members to balance their working lives with also trying to provide support to their family, young or old.

CAREGivers

Join Our Team

If you are interested in joining our team of CAREGivers we are always on the lookout for caring and compassionate individuals.  

 We have day time hours available but expect each CAREGiver to work some peak hours which are early mornings/evenings and weekends. 

It is such a rewarding role, you would be matched to your client(s) and the professional bond that you build is incredibly rewarding.

 

To find out more about becoming a CAREGiver please call our office team on 0161 8701136

 

Joely Registered Care Manager

Joely Registered Care Manager

Joely grew up in Timperley and has lived and worked there all her life, so helping the local community she grew up in is very personal to her.  Having raised a family of 3 children and worked in her local family business, a new career as Care Assistant in her community presented itself. “I found a new vocation in life.  I became passionate and driven to continue to improve the lives of the people I was caring for.  I feel all care should be undertaken with a holistic approach, delivered with personal choice, dignity and respect. “

Joely has experience in delivering all types of care, from companionship to very complex care needs.  Joely has also had experience within every job role in a domiciliary care team enabling her to run an effective team and deliver outstanding care as Registered Care Manager.  “I am proud to have been an integral part of the team that was nominated for Franchise of the Year, three years in succession at my previous employer.”

Joely has been in post as Registered Manager at Home Instead Altrincham & Sale since December 2018 and has made some great changes within the team to help drive the business forward. She is keen to continue pushing our standards of care forward and ensuring our team of CAREGivers are thoroughly trained and supported; confident in their roles as Health Care Professionals and keeping our clients safe and well.

Deputy Care Manager, Karen

Karen - Deputy Care Manager

Karen has worked at Home Instead for 4 years as our Deputy Care Manager, She holds an NVQ - level 4 in Health and Social Care and has gained 20 years of care experience with a wide variety of people in various settings.

Visiting Clients, Introducing CAREGivers and Training new recruits are just a few of Karen’s main roles.

Karen said “I get to meet some amazing people on a daily basis. I work with a fantastic team of people that all have a passion for providing high quality care and really believe that we make a real difference to the lives of our clients. It doesn't get much more rewarding than that!”

Karen truly believes It’s one of the best jobs she has ever had!

Service Coordination Manager, Mark

Mark

Mark joined Home Instead in August 2017 as our Service Coordination Manager to lead the resource allocation team and support key business administration, finance and service delivery functions.

Focusing on strategic planning and process improvement, Mark brings a wealth of corporate management experience, having worked as Customer Service Manager for 12 years with RAC Motoring Services followed by 10 years with Aviva Insurance as Resource Planning Manager.

Mark is raising a young family and lives locally in Ashton on Mersey where he performs voluntary work for a Community Amateur Sports Club, where he has held the position of Honorary Club Secretary for over 20 years. 

“Having worked for large companies, it’s great to now be part of a family owned and growing business which provides such a rewarding and fundamental service to the local community.”

Anita Community Altrincham Sale Wythenshawe

Anita - Community Relations and Marketing Manager

Anita has worked within the adult social care industry for the past 7 years.  She holds her QCF level 5 and is passionate about making a difference with quality person centred care.

Anita has recently moved from Wiltshire and has joined the team as the Community Relations and Marketing Manager and is now spending her time meeting potential Clients and CareGivers.

Anita said,

"I am delighted to be working for such a professional organisation as Home Instead Senior Care. 

I love being out in our territory, meeting people from all walks of life on a daily basis. 

 My biggest wish is that, through continued working together with other organisations, 

we can provide a truly joined up approach for the senior members of our community and ensure they have access to the very best activities, services and care."

Head of CAREGiver Experience, Liz

Liz - Head of CAREGiver Experience

Liz joined Home Instead Altrincham in March 2015 as Recruitment Manager.

Liz joined the team to increase the number of fantastic Caregivers working for us. Having worked with us for over 3 years, we have asked Liz to lead the new CAREGiver Experience Team. Still working closely with recruitment and training, Liz hopes to support our CAREGivers from their very first day with us and all the way through their development, journey and successes.

Liz lives locally in Sale Moor and plays an active part in her community whilst raising a young family.

Recruitment Home Instead Altrincham Sale Wythenshawe

Matt - Recruitment Manager

Matt has worked in the Care Sector as an HR and Recruitment Manager for over three years.
He is currently completing his Level 5 CIPD in Human Resources and is keen to champion valued based recruitment and effective employee retention.
Having previous worked in Hospitality Management, Matt has a keen eye for detail and customer service.

Matt Added “ It is great to be part of the CAREGiver experience team and to see the support given to all our CAREGivers.”

Team Leader, Laura

Laura -Team Leader

Laura joined the Home Instead Team in May 2017.

Laura currently lives in Hale and has worked in the care sector for around 11 years in a variety of different roles. Starting off as a pantry assistant and then assisting people living with dementia, alongside this Laura attended South Trafford College as a Health Care Cadet gaining 2 years’ experience on the wards of Trafford General Hospital. 

Laura added “I adore elderly care and have found over the years that caring for others has brought me a lot of joy and job satisfaction.”

Latterly Laura has also provided senior care at client’s homes whilst progressing with her NVQ 5, somehow also finding time to supported her Gran’s care too!

Laura will be working alongside Karen and Kim as a Team Leader with support from Sue Cartledge.

Senior CAREGIver, Suzanne

Suzanne Senior Caregiver

Suzanne joined us in May 2014 as a CAREGiver, with a wealth of knowledge, having previously worked in a Health Care environment for over 10 years caring for the elderly.

Suzanne and her husband have always lived locally and moved to Timperley in 1994 where their 2 children grew up. Now the children have left to further their careers, Suzanne has more time to dedicate to her work at Home Instead. Excelling as a CAREGiver we were delighted to offer Suzanne an opportunity to develop her skills as a Client Care Supervisor, in which Suzanne supports our Team Leaders with their clients out in the community. 

“Working for Home Instead has given me the opportunity to be part of a fantastic team that is committed to supporting older people to stay in the comfort of their own homes, which I really feel is invaluable’

Senior Caregiver, Angela

Angela Senior Caregiver

Angela joined Home Instead as a CAREGiver in 2015, were she has constantly proved to be conscientious caring and loyal to her clients. We were all delighted to offer Angela the role of Senior Caregiver, working alongside Karen.

Angela said to us...

“Being welcomed into client’s homes to offer support to them and their families during what is often a very uncertain and scary time is an absolute privilege. You meet so many wonderful and interesting people, it really does not feel like a job. We have such a great team of carers and office staff who I really do believe make a huge difference.”

 

CAREGiver pouring sugar onto scales as elderly lady laughs
CAREGiver looking at a cook book with elderly lady