Meet our Oxford House Community Care Team
At Oxford House, we are very lucky to have an experienced & committed management and senior care team. They have a vast amount of knowledge and are always on hand to help our clients, relatives and carers. They are also recognised by CQC as being Outstanding in the Well Led key question from our latest inspection.
Donna joined Oxford House as a scheduler in 2008. Her passion for care and commitment to helping clients has seen her progress to Care Manager and this year Donna successfully applied to CQC to become our Registered Manager.
Donna has overall responsibility for day to day regulatory compliance and ensuring that we meet or exceed all fundamental standards of care. Donna has recently completed her Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care. What Donna enjoys most about her job is seeing the difference our carers make to clients lives, seeing carers develop and grow within the company and assisting clients to reach their outcomes.
In her spare time, Donna enjoys to travel in her camper van and loves spending time with her family and friends.
Care Coordinator - Maidenhead
Joanna joined Oxford House in December 2018. Joanna is our Care Coordinator for Maidenhead. Joanna rosters work for all carers in Maidenhead. Joanna is also part of the out of hours team.
Joanna has worked in care for over 10 years, she started in London in 2010, completed an NVQ Level 2 and worked there until she moved to Maidenhead 4 years ago. Before Oxford House Joanna worked mostly in care, with a little a break to raise her children. Joanna found our job advert on Facebook, met Donna for a chat and loved her ever since. “Donna and the company is the best place I have ever worked for, everyone is so supportive, like a big family”.
Joanna continued her development and achieved a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care and recently started her Level 4. Joanna enjoys the fact that every day is different, she has learned so much since joining Oxford House, especially from our Registered Manager, Donna.
Care Co-ordinator/Out of Hours
Claire started her career at Oxford House in July 2013 as a carer, working evenings in Slough. After a couple of years, Claire joined the office team in the role of Care Coordinator. In this role, Claire organises the calls for all carers in Slough and Windsor. Claire works closely with the local authorities, liaises with GP’s, District Nurses and is in regular contact with our client’s and their relatives. Claire also works on our out of hours service.
Claire joined Oxford House as she was looking for a change of career after having her children, she enjoyed looking after people and thought she could make a difference to people in the local community. Claire has achieved her NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care and enjoys that every day is different. In her spare time, she plays softball and likes socialising with friends and family.
Karla has been working at Oxford House Community Care for over 14 years. Karla first started in July 2006 as a carer working evenings in the Langley area. Karla has progressed in the company over the years and now works as our Area Supervisor in Slough.
Karla is highly experienced in her role and has recently completed her NVQ level 3. Her daily role covers overseeing all tasks and activities within the Slough area, including setting up new care packages, customer reviews, home from hospital assessments and training/mentoring new carers. Karla loves her role, especially that every day is different and although challenging at times she finds it very rewarding.
Before joining Oxford House Sarah worked with adults with learning disabilities. However, with the appealing offer of flexible working hours, that coincided with childcare and family life, Sarah Joined our team as a care assistant in October 2011.
After years of providing excellent care, Sarah progressed and became the area supervisor for Langley & Wexham. Her role is focussed on overseeing the clients and carers within the area. With the day-to-day tasks of risk assessments, care plans, welcoming new packages and assessing the competency of new staff.
Sarah recently achieved her Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 Diploma. Sarah is also part of our out of hours team.
Area Supervisor/ Out of hours support
Stephanie joined the senior care team in January 2022. Stephanie has worked in adult social care for over 15 years, prior to this position she worked in day services and a residential home. As well as all her valuable experience, Stephanie has an NVQ Level 3 in Adult Health & Social Care.
Since joining Oxford House, Stephanie has learnt how the other side of the care sector works. “I’m so used to being the one delivering the care, it has been a learning curve”.
In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys watching her daughter dance, she is a keen ballerina. She also loves gardening and has an allotment.