Meet the Team

The Guideposts Team

 

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Type of Carer Support Workers

Generic Carer Support Workers support carers who care for someone with any type of illness and/or disability.

Specialist Carer Support Workers support carers who care for someone within their speciality eg Mental Health, Adult Learning Disability or from the Black, Minority Ethnic Groups.

A little bit about us…

Amanda Jerman -  Carers Service Manager

Amanda is our newly appointed  Carers Service Manager. (September 2013)   Amanda is able to provide carers with a variety of support, including emotional support and benefits advice. As well as visiting carers at home and in the community, Amanda can also offer telephone and email support.   For more information, please contact Amanda via email: ajerman@guidepoststrust.org.uk

 

 Joanne Hancox – Generic Carer Support Worker – North Warwickshire, Nuneaton, Bedworth and Rugby

Jo is our Generic Support Worker who covers the North Warwickshire, Nuneaton, Bedworth and Rugby area, offering one-to-one support to people who care for someone with any type of illness and/or disability. You can also drop into the Rugby Age UK, 43 Clifton Road between 10am – 12pm on Thursdays for a chat with Jo.  For more information, please contact Jo via email: jhancox@guidepoststrust.org.uk

 

Michelle Sawyer – Generic Carer Support Worker - North Warwickshire, Nuneaton, Bedworth and Rugby and Volunteer Co-Ordinator

Michelle  is our Generic Support Worker who covers the North Warwickshire, Nuneaton, Bedworth and Rugby area, offering one-to-one support to people who care for someone with any type of illness and/or disability.  Michelle  is also our Volunteer Co-Ordinator who recruits, supports and offers training to current and potential volunteers.  For more information, please contact Michelle via email: msawyer@guidepoststrust.org.uk

 

Kerry Leekey – Generic Carer Support Worker – North Warwickshire, Nuneaton, Bedworth and Rugby

Kerry is our Generic Support Worker who covers the North Warwickshire, Nuneaton, Bedworth and Rugby area, offering one-to-one support to people who care for someone with any type of illness and/or disability.  For more information, please contact Kerry via email: kleekey@guidepoststrust.org.uk

 

Rose Ferguson Generic Carer Support Worker – South Warwickshire

Rose in our newly appointed Generic Carer Support Worker who covers the South Warwickshire area.  Rose previously worked for the Guideposts Help at Home Service in Rugby.  Rose is able to provide carers with a  variety of support, including one to one support and telephone support, as well as facilitates support groups throughout South Warwickshire.  For more information, please contact Rose via email:  rferguson@guidepoststrust.org.uk

 

Mario Jaco – Generic Carer Support Worker – South Warwickshire

Mario is our second Generic Support Worker, covering Warwick District and Stratford District. Mario is able to provide carers with a variety of support, including one-to-one support and telephone support, as well as facilitates support groups throughout South Warwickshire.  For more information, please contact Mario via email: mjaco@guidepoststrust.org.uk

SPECIALIST WORKERS

Pam Sidhu – Carer Support Worker for Black, Minority and Ethnic Groups (BME) – Countywide

Pam is our Black Minority and Ethnic Groups (BME) Specialist Support worker who offers her support and skills throughout Warwickshire. Pam’s aim is to ensure that differences in language and culture are not a barrier to accessing our services.  For more information, please contact Pam via email: psidhu@guidepoststrust.org.uk

 Vicki Farley – Senior Support Worker / Mental Health Specialist Support Worker – Countywide

Vicki works as a Mental Health Specialist Support Worker within Guidepost Carers Support Service and has specific mental health carer knowledge.

If you provide practical or emotional support to someone with a mental health illness, Vicki may be able to provide you with information and support to aid your caring role, including one-to-one support, telephone support, e-mail support, support groups, drop in sessions and information/signposting.  For more information, please contact Vicki via email: vfarley@guidepoststrust.org.uk

John Webberley – Learning Disability Carer Support Worker – Countywide

John is our  Learning Disability Carer Support Worker within Guideposts Carers Support Service and has specific Learning disability carer knowledge.  For more information, please contact John via email: jwebberley@guidepoststrust.org.uk

Paula Walkington – Senior Services Administrator – West Region

Paula is the administrator for the Carer Support Service and Services in the West Region.  For more information, please contact Paula via email:  pwalkington@guidepoststrust.org.uk