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 Our Executive Team

 

Kevin Fairman Chief Executive BrunelcareKEVIN FAIRMAN
Chief Executive
Appointed 9th February 2017

Kevin was appointed as Brunelcare's Finance Director in January 2016, before being appointed CEO. He has previously worked for 3 charities in the not-for-profit sector; Dimensions, Action on Hearing Loss (RNID) and most recently SeeAbility (The Royal School for the Blind). Kevin has held Operations Director roles, as well as Finance Director positions, at these charities so has a good understanding of the care & support we provide. Until recently, Kevin was also a Trustee at Milestones Trust in the Bristol area. He has a wide range of hobbies and interests including cricket, cricket and also cricket.

 


Jan Little Care Homes Director BrunelcareJAN LITTLE
Care Homes Director

Appointed 1st September 2012

Jan qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1998 and spent 15 years working within the specialism of orthopaedic surgery at Winford Hospital and the Avon Orthopaedic Centre at Southmead Hospital. Jan joined Brunelcare in 2003 working initially as a Care Home manager, and then as Head Of Clinical Excellence prior to her taking up the position of Care Homes Director in September 2012. During her time with Brunelcare, Jan has been given the opportunity to study with the Open University and has achieved a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

MICHELLE MANSFIELD
Community Services Director
Appointed 5th February 2015 

Michelle began her career with Brunelcare at the age of 21.  She was appointed as the manager of Colliers Gardens extra care scheme in 2008, moving to the community division and managing Bristol and South Gloucestershire services, and was appointed Director of Community Services on 6th February 2015.  Originally from North Devon, Michelle started her work as a carer at the young age of 16 having loved her work experience in the local hospital.  Since then she has worked in a variety of settings including care homes, extra care and as a care recruitment consultant in Bristol before starting with Brunelcare.

Michelle RichardsMICHELLE RICHARDS
Housing & Property Director
Appointed 11th April 2018 

Michelle began her career with Brunelcare in 1999, starting as a care assistant within Cowlin House Residential Home. She was appointed as the manager of the residential home prior to moving to Brunelcare’s housing division and managing the support services; being appointed Director of Housing and Property division in April 2018. Michelle has a Level 5 Diploma in Housing with the Chartered Institute of Housing and is a chartered member of the institute.

Brian WhittakerBRIAN WHITTAKER
Human Resources & Operational Development Director
Appointed 24th April 2018 

Brian joined Brunelcare in February 2018, initially on an interim basis.  Prior to that he was the Group HR Director of The Aster Group, a social landlord and care and support provider based in Wiltshire. He has a background in the hospitality sector having been employed as the HR Director for both Little Chef restaurants and before that Intercontinental Hotels, London. He has extensive experience within human resources including several years as the Employee Relations Manager for Forte Hotels. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Outside work he is a football referee, an enthusiastic cook and a reticent house renovator.

 

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