Donna Wellman - Service Manager - Abi House, Worthing I have been working for Independent Lifestyles for eight years. I am currently the Service Manager at Abi House, a new residential service for individuals with Learning Difficulties, Autism and Complex Needs. I have a Higher University Certificate in Autism and am also a Proact - Scipr instructor which involves training the staff to positively support individuals who may present with Challenging Needs.
Reuben Chirimumimba - Acting Service Manager - Blackwater, Crawley. I have been in the Care Industry, working with those with Learning Disabilities for around 13 years. Having previously held the role of Team Leader at Blackwater I am very pleased to be back at the service in the role of Acting Service Manager and am enjoying it so far!
Lindsey Bishop - Acting Service Manager - Findon, Crawley. Lindsey is currently Acting Service Manager at Findon and as a valued member of the team is working hard with those currently residing at the service.
Karen Sumner - Acting Service Manager - Ashdown, Haywards Heath. I joined Independent Lifestyles in September 2011, having spent 13 years in Catering. I started at Greentrees and Stanbridge Day Centre as a Support Worker and really enjoyed my new position, when Boundstone opened I began working there as well. I then got the position as team leader at Ashdown and went on to become Acting Service Manager.
Sonia Page - Service Manager - Greenstone, Lancing. I have been managing ALD services (both residential and supported living) since 2005, having worked in social care for 21 years in a variety of different settings I have NVQ 4 In Care and RMA, I also have a Higher Diploma in Psychology and Psychotherapy, and am currently working on achieving PTTLS level 4.
Victor Muriithi - Data Protection Training and Audit Officer for iL. Victor has been undertaking spot/ad hoc inspections across all the service sites - as part of our ongoing and robust QA measures. Victor is an asset to the company as he also is a support worker at our Blackwater service.
We currently have vacancies for new customers in both Easton and Alfreys and we wish the very best to a customer from Easton who has been supported there for 2 years and is now moving on to independently living in his own bungalow in Chichester. We wish him every success and happiness!