Home vacancy enquiries: 0739 928 9956

Home vacancy enquiries: call 0739 928 9956

Eastgate care: About our staff

  • Our staff are our greatest asset, we invest time, money and effort in recruiting the right people. But it doesn’t stop there: we encourage and support new and existing staff to develop their skills and knowledge, which benefits everyone;
  • The staff obtain skills and qualifications which help them progress in their careers.
  • Our residents benefit from improved care and support from well trained staff.
  • We are better able to deliver excellent care and retain staff, by working together to progress their careers.
  • Staff Vacancies – we are always interested to hear from suitable candidates whether or not a vacancy is currently being advertised.  A care home needs numerous skills, not just nursing.  For example catering and cleaning staff are vital to our success and the well-being of our residents too.  And then there are admin and property management & maintenance roles. 
  • Management Team – Over 30 year’s experience as care providers and in business locally.
  • Training – We pride ourselves on developing our staff. This enables us to provide a career not just a job.

Our Staff – simply the best!  It’s not just about doing the job well but doing it with warmth, sympathy, good humour and kindness too.

Alexandra House manager

Lorraine Abiss

Lorraine is Eastgate’s Operations Manager and is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years’ experience, following work within the NHS gaining her advanced management qualifications. Lorraine is the Registered Manager and is supported by the wider staff team in the daily running of the home.

Coordinator helps find Homes

Rashpal Johal

If you need assistance, Coordinator Rashpal can help; advise about assessment, room availability and liaise with the care home manager.

Melbourne House Manager

Alicja Szefler

Alicja, a Registered Care Home manager, has 12 years of Intensive Care experience from her native Poland and is putting it to good use here at Melbourne House. She is melding her team together with her excellent ‘hands on’ approach, enthusiasm and relationship skills, to develop the great reputation of Melbourne House. Alicja loves being a nurse and despite the amount of administration that comes with the management role, she maintains her daily contact with residents and staff, to ensure she makes Melbourne house a Home, where all staff take responsibility, improve service levels to offer high quality care for the residents.

A staff member says; ‘I’m always in a dilemma on Christmas Day, now I work at Melbourne House with The A Team ! It’s been a long long time since I felt this comfortable at work and genuinely happy’

Park House Manager

Manager Park House Bulwell, Sarah

Sarah Mason

Sarah has worked in healthcare for many years, in a variety of settings and seen many changes during that time and elderly care quickly became her passion. Her mission is to try to ensure every resident has the best experience of care they can, that means her focus is often on supporting relatives with any concerns or advice they may require. The hardworking health care assistants, who are the backbone of social care – are supported not just by Sarah but also the qualified nursing staff in the home.

Sarah’s pastimes include reading and dog walking her two dogs.

Laura Quince

Canal Vue Manager

With extensive experience in adult care and pairing up with an experienced team of caring staff, Laura will direct this lovely home into the hidden gem it deserves to be.

Having started her career working in care as a care assistant and apart from a spell with Derby City Council Laura has spent her working life dedicated to the task of delivering a high standard of care to the elderly. Independence and freedom for individuals coupled with staff working as a team to ensure the delivery of care, ‘which we would give to our Mums, Dads and all our relatives’ are important factors. ‘Family’ are key to Laura’s daily life and working closely with resident’s families is crucial to the delivery of personalised care for Canal Vue residents.