Case Studies

What is it really like to work at ExtraCare?

Whether you are looking at a career in care, development, finance, HR or activities you can read below about our employees' career paths.

Bernie Fairbrother is ExtraCare's Lead Management Accountant, working in the Charity's Head Office in Coventry. She has worked for ExtraCare for 26.5 years.

Chris Ridge is Operations Support Manager, responsible for the delivery of the annual business plan and wider Corporate Plan. She has worked for ExtraCare for over 19 years.

Chrishanti Blackwood is the Well-being Advisor - Clinical Specialist at Lark Hill Village in Nottingham, and has worked for ExtraCare for 10.5 years.

Donna Peters is ExtraCare’s Activity & Events Manager. She’s worked for ExtraCare for more than 13 years.

Jayne Scott works in Training, ensuring staff are up-to-date with their statutory and personal training requirements. She has worked for ExtraCare for 18 years.

Kathy James is ExtraCare's Recruitment Manager. She has worked for ExtraCare for 25 years, and her job involves leading on recruitment across the charity, new village recruitment, supporting new villages during commissioning with human resources advice, project work and general HR support.

Lorraine Murphy is the Charity's Management Accountant – Business Partner, working in Head Office. She has worked for ExtraCare for 21 years. 

Maria Cutting is ExtraCare's Housing Performance & Standards Officer, working across several locations.

Pauline Scott is the Manager of ExtraCare's Charity Shop in Worksop.