“We feel blessed and very proud to be in a position where we can make a positive difference to the wellbeing of senior individuals that choose care in one of our homes”
Barry and Sharon continue to be fully devoted owners of Chanctonbury Healthcare with a vision for excellence and to drive their business forward.
“As a young girl I dreamed about becoming a nurse just like Florence Nightingale, her achievements were exemplary and such an inspiration for all young women”
Sharon has continued her quest to help individuals towards healthier & happier lives by studying at the Institute of Optimal Nutrition. She qualified as a Nutritional Therapist in 2016 and will continue to “educate and enthuse, instilling optimum nutrition as the foundation of health for all”
He trained at Pannell Kerr Forster before taking his first commercial role at Regus, the international serviced office provider. Revenues grew from £35m to over £400m during Greg’s time at Regus and he was a key member of the team that led the successful IPO.
Greg joined Chanctonbury Healthcare in March 2017.
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Karen is a highly qualified nurse, having worked in both hospital and care home settings for three decades.
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Sharon qualified as a registered nurse at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield in 1986 after gaining her orthopaedic nursing certificate in 1983. She additionally gainer her ENB 901 in Diabetic Nursing in 1988.
She then went on to work as the area manager of the Allied Medicare Nursing Agency before returning to Ersham House as Deputy Matron. Having worked in two other homes as Matron, she returned as registered manager of Ersham House for 13 years.
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Rebecca ensures that the recruitment process for Chanctonbury is efficient, effective and robust in order to continue building the passionate and caring Chanctonbury team. Proficient across multiple recruitment platforms, Rebecca sources the very best people and ensures that the team are motivated in their jobs. In turn, Chanctonbury boasts an industry-defying low staff turnover.
Rebecca works closely with the marketing manager to oversee Chanctonbury Healthcare’s online presence. This includes maintenance of the website, SEO management, PPC marketing and monitoring of web analytics. Rebecca additionally acts as the IT manager, and project manages IT development across the organisation. Part of this role is the ongoing development of the IT systems used throughout Chanctonbury, including HR management, resident administration and business analysis. Rebecca also focusses on the centralisation of processes for the three homes, and enjoys ‘Chanctonbury-ising’ all documentation to maintain brand recognition and consistency.
Due to her experience working on projects across all departments within Chanctonbury, Rebecca is a unique asset to the organisation and works closely with the whole team to ensure that Chanctonbury Healthcare remains an innovative and exciting place to work and live. Rebecca recently attained a distinction in a postgraduate certificate in Leadership and Management and hopes to continue to attain her master’s degree.
Additionally, Jane is a member of the institute of learning and has an advanced diploma as a dementia advanced trainer, as well as being a dementia friend.
Jane joined the team in August 2017 as training manager. Jane runs the Chanctonbury Academy, an in-house training academy designed to ensure every member of staff is knowledgeable and inspired to deliver excellent care to every resident in our homes.
Kate is responsible for the development and delivery of marketing plans for the Chanctonbury Healthcare portfolio. As marketing manager Kate oversees the quality and performance of key marketing channels including digital, print production and advertising.
Kate provides support and marketing leadership to each home to monitor and review local marketing activity to drive constant improvement and innovation.
With a proven track record in delivering marketing plans, account management and sales, She supports the operations and sales team in development and training to improve sales techniques, enquiry handling and conversion to drive occupancy and ensure all administration for sales is completed effectively. Kate has set sales targets and activity key performance indicators which she reports on the progress towards sales and revenue KPI’s.
A keen eye for aesthetics and details, Kate is familiar with design software and is able to shape the visual aspects of collateral to ensure graphics and layouts are appealing and on brand.
Kate works closely with the development manager who overseas the website, to publish content and maintain continuity of branding. Kate manages the social media platforms.
Kate is a people person and thrives when connecting with local businesses and members of the community and actively seeks out new opportunities via networking. Kate is an active member of the Wealden Dementia Action Alliance and chairs the Polegate Dementia Forum where organisations work together to create dementia friendly communities.
Kate joined the Chanctonbury Healthcare team in 2017 having worked in a Sales and business development role within the hospitality industry.