Our Team

BRIAN TAYLOR

Brian has a Sales and Marketing background after working 27 years for a leading supplier to the bakery trade. During this time he was managing director of a major subsidiary with a main board position within the group. In 1995 Brian purchased a soft drinks distribution company in the South East and having built this up sold it to move into the Home Care business with Christine.

CHRISTINE HILL

Christine has a background in administration and “people”based companies. She’s a Northerner, and her work experience includes working for the NHS, a training company and UNHCR in Geneva. Together, with Brian they developed Carewatch (East Surrey) into one of the best quality care providers in East Surrey before exiting the franchise and transferring the business to Assist Home Care. Christine is involved in shaping the quality, systems and structure of the business. She enjoys spoiling her little granddaughters, walking Rosie, her dancing lessons and really wishes she could play better golf.

LEE HOPCROFT

Lee joined the team in November 2009 after a long career in facilities and operations management in local authority and the private sector. This is Lee’s first role in the care industry and he enjoys immensely the ever changing nature and day to day challenges of social care. Although a native Londoner, Lee can often be found on the beach in Worthing enjoying the relaxing sounds of the waves lapping at his feet!

EMMA BOUTTELL

Emma joined the company on a part time basis in February 2003 and later increased her hours to full time as she took on extra responsibilities and was promoted to Senior Administrator. Emma enjoys her role and the variety of work involved.

As well as her office role, Emma also supports a number of our clients in the evenings and loves the rewarding feeling knowing that she is part of the team that enables vulnerable people to maintain their independence in the comfort of their own homes.

RONA LAING

Rona began working for Assist Home Care In July 2001 as a care worker.  Initially,  Rona was only going to stay for a brief period and then  seek  office  administration work which I had enjoyed.

Fifteen years later and Rona is still here! She has worked as a Field Care Supervisor and now works as an area Coordinator office based.  This is an interesting post which involves discussions with Social Workers, GP’s relatives etc.  Most of Rona’s colleagues have also been employed for many years and they find they make a great team and never tire of coming to work.

BETHANY WILSON

Bethany joined Assist Home Care in 2012 after completing her NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, as a care worker in the Banstead/Tadworth area. She then left in 2014 to a position in a local residential home but soon realised that she missed the different day to day challenges of home based care and welcomed the chance to return to Assist Home Care. After returning for a year Bethany was then promoted to Field Care Supervisor in the Redhill/Reigate area.

NICOLA JONES

Nicola is the finance administrator and works two days a week. She is responsible for preparing and sending the invoices, paying suppliers invoices and managing the bank account. Nicola also assists with the payroll and deals with any queries that may arise.

She has worked for Assist Home Care for over 8 years and really enjoys her role.

MICHELLE COOMBER

Michelle joined the company as a part time care worker in April 2003, increasing her hours to full time shortly afterwards.  Michelle was promoted to Field Care Supervisor in August 2006 and has held this same position in the company ever since.

She has an excellent working relationship with her care staff and the office staff as well as professionals including Care Managers, GP’s and Pharmacists who she deals with on a daily basis to ensure the smooth implementation and running of care packages for her clients.

CARLY CATLING

Carly has been working for Assist Home Care for just over a year, she runs the Leatherhead and Dorking outskirts areas.

Her job role is to ensure that the highest quality of care is given to each individual. The job is extremely rewarding and she’s very proud to be a member of the Assist Home Care team.

REBECCA BRADBURY

Rebecca started working for Assist Home Care in July 2009. She was originally employed on a temporary part time basis whilst studying for a NVQ level 2 in Business Administration, as part of an apprenticeship scheme. Rebecca was employed full time at the end of 2009 as an Administration Assistant. Her role now includes archiving Client and Care Workers old files, Filing, designing the quarterly newsletter for staff, working with the coordinators and Field Care Supervisors and other admin duties.

ELAINE DE KLERK

After joining the company in 2003 Elaine began her career as a care worker, then as a supervisor before taking up the position as the trainer where she can pass on her passion for learning and development to all staff members.

TRACEY COOMBS

Tracey joined Assist Homecare in 2001 as a careworker, in 2001 she was promoted to Field Care Supervisor in the Banstead, Epsom and Tadworth area. During these time Tracey has worked towards and completed level 4 NVQ and also has become our companys Dementia champion.

EMMA WILKINSON

Emma First started at the company in July 2006 as a Careworker and although she did leave for a brief period due to a location move, three years later Emma returned, quickly becoming a supervisor and now the Care Co-ordinator for the Reigate/Horley and Brockham areas alongside the supervisor Bethany Wilson. She throughly enjoyed her job back then, and is still enjoying it to this day and hopes to continue to make difference for years to come.

ROSIE

Loves being a member of the team. She’s a real “stress reliever” – loves sitting on knees, enjoys having a cuddle and brings a smile to everyone’s face when she runs through the offices, pink bowl in her mouth hoping someone will take the hint and fill it – preferably with treats.