Our Team of Expert Care Givers
“Since the initial visit two years ago, the care, service and personal attention have been superb. The Cambridgeshire Care Home is a first-class outfit that should be a model for how care is provided. Staff are well trained, it is clear that they are valued and respected.”
– SP 30 October 2020
“We could not have been happier with the quality of care provided by the staff who showed superb levels of expertise, professionalism and empathy. Equally, the level of family support was really appreciated. The quality of the facilities and catering services was also faultless.”
– Phillip M 25 July 2018
“The home is an excellent facility and the standard of care is of the highest levels. There is a caring and thoughtful approach to residents which is supported by excellent management and supervisory staff. Outstanding.”
– Gillian N 4 Dec 2018
Job Title: Home Manager
About Me: I have been working in the care sector since leaving college.
I started my career with the NHS, then went on to work for a large housing organisation and for the past 6 years private healthcare. I have been a Manager for the past 13 years.
I enjoy working with people, being able to make a difference, and ensuring each of our residents is treated as an individual with respect and dignity, and watching our residents grow enjoying their previous hobbies and lifestyle and gaining new experiences and activities . I believe in a hands on approach working with the team and residents delivering quality care with compassion.
Job Title: Clinical Lead Nurse
About Me: I completed my Nursing training in Romania in 2013, I worked as a paramedic / firefighter until 2014 then I moved to the UK where I started as a Health Care Assistant and then received my pin for nursing two months later. The last 7 years I have worked in care as a RGN, Deputy Manager, General Manager and Peripatetic Nurse.
Job Title: Head of Care
About Me: Devina has a NVQ level 2 and 3. She has a Diploma in Team Leading and a Diploma in Team Leading Management. She has many years experience in care and is in charge of Kings unit.
Job Title: Head of Care, Queens Unit
Joined: February 2019
About Me: I graduated in 2004 as a Registered Nurse. I came to the UK in 2015 and worked in a care home, I then came to The Cambridgeshire Care Home. I really do enjoy looking after our Residents and meeting their needs.
Job Title: Head of Care, Wimpole Unit
Joined: November 2016
About Me: I started working in care in 2008 as a carer in a care home for the elderly. I was encouraged by Nurses that I worked with to pursue my dream of becoming a Nurse. In 2013 I qualified and worked at Addenbrookes Hospital on the surgical urology / gynaecology wards before moving on. Since joining The Cambridgeshire Care Home, when it first opened, I have completed my NVQ level 5.
Job Title: Head of Care, Trinity Unit
Joined: May 2020
About Me: I have twenty years’ experience as a nurse working in elderly care and mental health.
I am very passionate about my work and really enjoy guiding our Residents through their journey with dementia. Caring for people has always been very close to my heart.
Job Title: Registered Nurse
Joined: October 2020
About Me: I qualified as a RGN and have seven years’ experience in Nursing and spent the last four years working in a Nursing home. My previous experience is working in a rehabilitation unit and have a background of clinical lead and senior nurse experience. I work with great patience and empathy ensuring the best quality of care is given.
Job Title: Registered Mental Health Nurse
Joined: December 2020
About Me: I completed my RMHN training in Fulbourn Hospital in 1989. I have worked in the NHS since 1986 and then into Private Health Care from 2016. I have worked in two care homes prior to coming to The Cambridgeshire Care Home.
Job Title: Team Leader
Joined: June 2019
About Me: I was born in Germany and moved to the UK 30 years ago, I have worked for the NHS for Learning Disabilities, Mental Health and a hospital and have worked in residential nursing care for over 16 years. I have completed the NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care.
Job Title: Team Leader, Wimpole Unit
About Me: I ran my own business after leaving Sixth Form college, I made fixings for a variety of industries. In 2013 I joined NHS Care in the Community then moved onto working as a carer in a care home. I joined The Cambridgeshire Care Home in 2017 and have completed my NVQ Health and Social Care level 3.
Job Title: Team Leader
About Me: I have worked in the care sector for 22 years, my first role was in Addenbrookes Hospital, for 15 years, as a Nursing Assistant, I then went on to work on several specialist wards including ICU, Acute Stroke, Neuro Critical care, Orthopaedic and then Elderly Care and Dementia.
I have an NVQ in Health and Social Care and gained my National Certificate in Mental Health and Learning Disabilities through colleges in Cambridge.
Job Title: Hotel Services Manager
Joined: November 2020
About Me: I am British citizen, born in the UK but raised in Colombia. I returned to the UK in June 2015. I have a degree in Hospitality Business Management, and I am currently studying for my NVQ in Health and Social Care level 5. I have worked in the care sector for 4 years.
As a Hotel Services Manager my aim is to provide a High Hospitality standard and form a good relationship with the Residents and the team.
Job Title: Head Chef
Joined: June 2019
About Me: I trained at Le Cote Dor in Kimbolton as an apprentice Chef. I worked in Spain for 3 years and moved back to the UK to work in Whittbury Hall Spa Hotel as Head Chef of events for 19 years. During my career I have cooked for Nigel Mansell, Eddie Jordan, and most of the F1 drivers. I joined health care in 2011 as I enjoy cooking good nutritional traditional foods and I love the events we hold at The Cambridgeshire Care Home.
Job Title: Hospitality Supervisor
About Me: I moved to Cambridge in 2016 from Suffolk. I started at The Cambridgeshire Care Home as a carer then I progressed to Senior Carer, I have an NVQ Level 3 in care. I decided I wanted a change of career, so I moved into Hospitality as an assistant and have worked my way up to Supervisor. I really enjoy my job and love to spend time with our Residents.
Job Title: Head of Housekeeping
Joined: June 2019
About Me: I have previous housekeeping experience working in hotels and B&B’s. Whilst raising my family I worked in catering and administration roles, previous employers include The Highways Agency and DWP. I am very passionate about my role and am motivated by knowing we provide a clean, safe, and comfortable home for our Residents.
Job Title: Administrator
Description: I have worked in admin in various office environments during my career and have worked in the care industry for over 2 years. I joined the home in November 2016 and enjoy working with the team, residents and their families. I have three grown up children and three grandchildren whom I adore. My hobbies include reading, walking, travelling and exploring other cultures and renovating my home which is an ongoing project.
Job Title: Head of Wellbeing
Joined: July 2020
About Me: I was born in Poland and moved to the UK in 2012 to study the International Baccalaureate at IVC.
I have worked as a care assistant since I was 18 years old. I am particularly interested in working in dementia care which led me to studying psychology at university. I completed my BSc in 2019 and am currently studying for an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience. In my current role I really enjoy innovating a range of meaningful activities that engage Residents at every level. I feel my strength lies in counselling Residents through emotional difficulties which as become particularly relevant due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Job Title: Site Maintenance Operative
Description: Richard has worked at the home since November 2016. He is responsible for overseeing all maintenance.
Job Title: Customer Relation Manager
Joined: March 2020
About Me: I have a background of administration and customer service having been a buyer, salesperson, account manager, office manager and CEO in a variety of industries from Fire, Domiciliary Eye care, Medical, Insurance and Charity. I started at The Cambridgeshire Care Home just as COVID lockdown started.
I enjoy working with new Residents and Families to take them on a seamless journey into their new home. I am a very caring and passionate person and really enjoy working with older people.