Our Team

We have over 120 dedicated and committed staff and volunteers who deliver the work of the Association. We have six departments who are led by: 

Graeme

Graeme joined St Anthony’s in 2015 as our HR Manager and he has responsibility for overseeing all HR activities at St Anthony’s. He is supported by Lisa who works as Business Administrator and Emily who works as HR Administrator. They both provide valuable administration support not only to the HR department but also to the wider business functions.

Helen

Helen – Is our Chief Executive Officer and she has responsibility for overseeing all strategic and operational aspects of St Anthony’s including the management of the senior management team and working closely with our Board of Trustees. Helen joined St Anthony’s in 2015.

Karen

Karen joined St Anthony’s in 2017 and is our Housing Scheme Manager at Assisi House. Karen has a wealth of housing experience. It is her responsibility to ensure the smooth running of all housing related activities at Assisi House which includes the ongoing support of tenants to ensure they receive the best service possible and a safe and comfortable environment to live in.

Tracey

Tracey joined St Anthony’s in 2019 as our Finance Manager and has responsibility for overseeing all finance activities. She is supported by Emmanuelle who works as Finance and Payroll Administrator.

Claire

Claire is our new Day Care Manager and has over 18 years of experience working within Health and Social Care, supporting vulnerable adults with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. Claire will be managing our St Anthony’s Day Care Service. Claire is supported by Senior Support staff Pam and Annette who help to provide a person-centred bespoke service for the people who enjoy coming to access the activities and ensuring that they are well cared for throughout the day. Beth and John are very skilled and valued Support Workers who help with the day-to-day operation. We also have a lovely team of friendly volunteers who give up their free time to help with a vast range of activities. Maxine is our kitchen manager who provides our lovely food with support from June our kitchen assistant and Sue our domestic who keeps the environment clean and safe for the service users and staff.

The aim of the service is to promote Independence, engagement, developing friendships, having choice, and feeling valued as part of the community which adds to a good Quality of Life for the people we support as feeling and being part of something is very important to them.

Kim

Kim is our Registered Manager and has worked with St Anthony’s since 2001. Kim manages the Home Care Department, which is St Anthony’s biggest department of approximately 100 staff. She is supported by our Care Co-ordinators, Jo Smith, Joanne Skeen, Angela Falcus and Nicola Whitby who are responsible for co-ordinating the work of those staff delivering care both in the community and at Assisi House our Extra Care Housing Scheme. We have a number of Home Care staff who operate both within the community and at Assisi House, including our Senior Care Workers, Dale Abbott, Chris Blanch and Rachel Thompson and approximately 90 Care Workers who deliver the vital care to our service users every day of the year, whatever the weather.