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Richard Miller

Managing Director

Managing Director and owner of the business having established Blue Sky Care in 2006.  With a huge commitment to ensuring appropriate support Richard will visit services and talk with the people who are being supported, the staff and offer support to the Senior Managers in the Business.  Previous experience in a support capacity to the care sector for over 25 years, his ethos is built on the ambition of ‘Recognising People, Transforming Lives’ a thread that runs through the business.

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John Carter

Head of Care

Having worked in the field for over 10 years John has specialised in working with people with Autism and Learning Disabilities both in residential care and in the community, as well as a brief spell working with physical disabilities. John has held managerial posts in services across the country including a challenging behaviour home in Warwickshire and a supported Living service in Nottinghamshire; as well as provide behavioural support for services in Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire. John holds numerous qualifications including a degree in Psychology and Criminology, the NVQ4 in Leadership and Management of Care services award, and several diplomas including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Neurolinguistic programming, Psychiatric studies and Business management.

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Donna Williams

Manager - Lawrence Mews

I have worked in Health and Social care for 15 years. I hold my RMA 4 award and my NVQ2 and 3 in Health and Social Care, as well as a variety of relevant training, including safeguarding and risk management and person centred approaches. I have predominately worked with and supported adults with Learning Disabilities and challenging behaviour. I have held a range of managerial positions in care, and strive to remain as proactive as possible to ensuring people receive person centred support to live as independently as possible both with aspects of their daily lifestyles and in the community.

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Kerri Bailie

Supported Living Manager

Kerri has over 10 years’ experience supporting adults with learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge with varying levels of complex needs.  Kerri started her career as a support worker, Team Leader, Home Manager and then Registered Manager.  She gained many qualifications along the way including NVQ Levels 2 & 3 in Health and Social Care as well as QCF Level 5 in Health & Social Care Management. Having attended numerous specialist courses including MAPA, understanding Autism, First Aid and Positive Behaviour. Kerri delivers the face-to-face element of Safeguarding and MCA training to all staff within the company.  

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Matthew Davis

Manager at Richmond Lodge & Belmont Rd

Since starting with Blue Sky Care in 2013 I have worked in both residential & outreach supporting a number of service users with complex needs as part of a team & on a 1to1 basis. During my time I completed MAPA training Autism awareness, Advanced First Aid, I also completed my QCF level 2 in health & social care in 2015 & in 2017 became the home manager of Belmont Rd. I completed my registration in Sept 2018. In 2020 I completed my registration at Richmond Lodge, and am currently near completion of my QCF level 5.

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Kym Lawrence

Manager - Spring Bank

I have worked in health & social care for 24 years, working in a variety of Residential, Educational & Community support settings, all predominately supporting people with learning difficulties, Autism & with behaviours which may challenge.For 10 years I worked in a residential service specifically for young adults on the Autistic Spectrum where I began as a support worker and worked my way up to become the registered manager.

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Julie Smith

Christie House & Sherwood View

I was employed by Blue Sky Care in 2010 as a support worker for young adults with learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge. The company has supported and invested in me to gain the skills and knowledge required to become a registered manager, enabling me to fulfil this post at Christie Development Centre. I have my QCF 5 in health and social care and have a variety of relevant training including, Safeguarding, DoLS, MCA, Autism, MAPA

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Erin Benton

Management Accountant

Erin has been working in accounts since leaving college,  having over 25 years’ experience. Erin is qualified to AAT NVQ Level 4 in Accounting and has worked for both large and small organisations over the years. Erin joined Blue Sky Care in 2008.

The whole team who provide support either directly or indirectly to ensure that the quality of the care we provide meets our vision, our mission but more importantly the expectations and needs of those we support.

Our senior team are shown above but it is only by engaging with all employees that the right level of care can be delivered. Our care workers are regularly involved in feeding in to support planning and the Managers work closely with staff to support
their own development.

 

 

There are regular team, management and senior management meetings to review progress and challenge the support we provide.

Our quality assurance systems are reviewed to ensure support is appropriate, safe and is delivered in a way which meets the individuals current needs and is responsive to meet any changing needs.