Meet the team

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Franchise Owners - Bryn & Jill

Bryn & Jill opened one of the first Home Instead Senior Care Offices in the UK. “We first opened our offices in July 2006, at the time we had only 2 employees.  Today we employ over 170 full and part-time employees.  Our aim when we began was to try and make a difference to the quality of care provided to all the individuals we care for.

We only employ specially chosen individuals to ensure only the best quality of care is delivered. We truly feel that dignity and independence can be one of the most important things to any person who wishes to remain in their own home.  Since we started the business we have provided quality care for over 1000 individuals and when we receive letters of thanks there really is no better feeling.” 

Bryn and Jill are happily married and live in Barnsley

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Head of Care - Lorna

Lorna joined the Home Instead Senior team as the Care Manager in Barnsley in May, 2016. In July of 2020, Lorna became Head Of Care, managing care decisions across the franchises to bring a singular vision for the future. 

“I am very pleased to be joining Home Instead Senior Care and I am looking forward to meeting all the CAREGivers and Clients.

Previously, I have worked as a qualified social worker and in  social care and I am now looking forward to my new role as Head of Care for our three franchises!"

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Head of People - Alison

I joined Home Instead in 2015 having already worked with Jill & Bryn on various projects in my previous role.  Having worked 20 years in the legal sector I felt a change in direction and a new challenge was just what I needed.  After meeting the rest of the amazing team and learning more about the great work Home Instead do in improving the lives of the elderly, vulnerable and socially isolated in our area, I was sold!

Finding the right CAREGivers to help our clients who have both the heart and patience to care is something I am passionate about.  When recruiting CAREGivers I always think of my own Grandmother and the type of person I would have wanted to help her in her later years.   It is also very important that as a team we support our CAREGivers in the fantastic work they do, not only with regular supervision meetings and training but by ensuring that our door is always open for a cup of tea with a big smile and a listening ear.

 

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Care Manager - Julie

Julie joined the Home Instead Senior Care team in September 2016 the new Care Manager for North Sheffield. 

Julie has previously worked in adult social care with Sheffield City Council.  Julie said ‘I am really looking forward to working for Home Instead and being part of a company which has the client at the heart of their business and providing care with kindness and compassion.'

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Accounts Manager - Bernice

Bernice works directly with Bryn the franchise owner and together they manage the day to day book keeping, accounts and wages. Bernice has a background in accountancy and book keeping and ensures that both clients and CAREGivers queries are answered quickly and efficiently; she is an integral part of the team.

Bernice is originally from South Wales and now lives in Barnsley with her two young children. 

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Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator - Felicity

I have been a CAREGiver since November and I am delighted to join the office team as HR Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator. As a new Mum getting back into work in a job where I can help and support people to really make a difference to others is the ideal opportunity for me.

 

I am looking forward to meeting all the CAREGivers and of course helping new CAREGivers join our Home Instead Senior Care family.

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Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator - Cheryl

We have very recently appointed Cheryl as our new Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator!


“I have really enjoyed my time as a CAREGiver for Home Instead Senior Care. I want to take the next step in being able to help our amazing CAREGivers, and there is no place better for me to do that than in HR.


As I have worked as a CAREGiver for some time, I bring all the knowledge and understanding with me to the office to ensure I do my best to recruit and support CAREGivers!”

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Field Support - Sue

Sue started with HISC on 1st October 2012 and has had 15 years' experience with a leading provider of care support in the UK.

I always look forward to the day to day running of HISC operations and with the fantastic teamwork will continue to provide the quality of care service users need. I am pleased to be part of the Home Instead Senior Care family.

On a personal level, i am married with 2 grown up daughters, 2 beautiful grandchildren (boys aged 7 and 6) who i love spending time with. My hobbies are socialising with friends and family, walking, reading and occasionally cycling.

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Field Support - Alison

Alison has had great experince at Home Instead Senior Care having worked as Care Manager at our South Sheffield Office at Psalter Lane. Alison joins the North Sheffield team as Field Support.

Alison brings with her a great deal of knowledge that will help to support our clients through the North of Sheffield.

"I am very excited to be joining our North Sheffield team, to help support our care team to provide the best possible care for our clients. I am looking forward to meeting many of our new clients in North Sheffield, having met many wonderful individuals in South Sheffield".

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Marketing Assistant - Leon

On the 20th July 2020 our new Marketing Assistant Leon joined us to begin his year long Placement from University.

 

Upon joining Home Instead Senior Care, Leon had this to say: "I am very excited to begin my year at Home Instead Senior Care, where i will aim to uphold the incredible support given to both CAREGivers and clients by the current hard-working and friendly office team.

I am eager to apply my university learning to a real world business environment, and I am therefore extremely grateful to Home Instead Senior Care for offering this invaluable opportunity."

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Accounts Assistant - Pauline

Pauline is a CAREGiver that recently joined the office staff as the Accounts Assistant. Pauline was adamant to remain as a CAREGiver as well, saying: 

"Looking after my clients is so important to me - I wouldn't give it up for the world. The feeling of helping people on a day to day basis is really what makes me happy. I can't wait to join the office staff as the Accounts Assistant. I look forward to the challenge." 

We are delighted to have Pauline here as the Accounts Assistant and we truly thank her commitment to our clients. 

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