I originally trained and qualified as a nurse, with my background in management, health and social care but have since worked at strategic levels to ensure high standards of care are delivered across our home. I enjoy working at Steep House in particular because the team we have is so dedicated and caring which makes me a proud manager.
I describe myself as honest, cheerful and caring, and I take pride in making the residents at Steep House happy. I enjoy listening to residents’ needs and seeing them smile and laugh is the most rewarding part of my job!
I choose to be a team member because of the friendly and caring nature of the home. I have the quality and leadership skills; I am highly focused on providing the best possible care for my residents. I pride myself on my professionalism and leading my nursing and health care Assistant team in carrying out every duty to the highest standards.
A Qualified Nurse with 8 years of experience in hospital and Nursing home settings. I started my career with LRH as a nurse in 2011 and was promoted as the head of care in 2015.
The best part of my role is keeping my residents happy, safe and comfortable.
I thoroughly enjoy engaging with residents and encouraging them with a range of activities available at Steep House. Being a team member allows me to utilise my fantastic teams’ strengths and work together to improve residents time here.
I started my career at Steep House in 2004 as a Maintenance Manager. Prior to taking up this role, I was a security manager for many years, where I gathered my knowledge of systems and compliance. I was also serving in the Army for 17 years. My last eight years were spent on Thorney Island where I gained most of my experience in all sorts of maintenance. I am a very caring and hardworking person, who will give 100% on a daily basis to ensure that our residents are in a safe and compliant environment.
Head Of Housekeeping
I’m Sheila, Head of Housekeeping at Steep House. I have worked here for 29 years since the home first opened.
We have had many compliments on how nice the home looks and importantly how good it smells. I take great pride in my job as it is also very important the residents feel that their home is kept clean and safe.