Working at Abbeyfield

At Abbeyfield we truly believe in our values, the mission of our founder Richard Carr-Gomm and the amazing people who work here. We offer high levels of care, accomodation and companionship to our residents and we couldn't do all of this without a great team of staff behind us. 

In this blog we share stories about our staff and what it means to them to work here and how working at Abbeyfield has helped them to progress their career.

Our heroes

Watch our video to meet our 'heroes' and find out more about their daily roles and what Abbeyfield means to them. 

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Read stories from Abbeyfield's staff

From Housekeeper to Regional Director — Theresa's story

Theresa started her journey with Abbeyfield back in 2012 as a Housekeeper. Dedicated and passionate about delivering the best customer service, she has since worked her way up to her current role – Regional Director of the North.

Leading the way to care excellence

"The best part of my job is listening and chatting away with the residents! Seeing them laugh just tugs at my heartstrings." Team Leader of Cunningham House, Michelle tells us all about her journey working with Abbeyfield over the past three and a half years; from work to study and more.

Becoming a Care Assistant in the midst of a pandemic changed my career aspirations.

It was the first national lockdown that brought Toby to Westall House. Now, Toby loves his job and says it has formed a path to a career he never planned for but can't wait to pursue.

A day in the life of a Care Home Operations Manager

Alice started working at Pratt House in 2012 as a carer and quickly rose through the ranks. After one year she was promoted to team leader and then on to Care Home Manager. In 2017 she was promoted again to Head of Care and today is Operations Manager.

Molly's story – From Care Assistant to Head of Care

Having started as a Care Assistant, Molly has progressed into the role of Head of Dementia Care at Westall House in Horsted Keynes. We spoke to Molly about her journey, and the many benefits of a career in care.

Courtney’s unexpected journey to dementia care

Occupational Therapist Courtney had never thought about working in dementia care before she started with Abbeyfield Winnersh — and never expected to enjoy so much.

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