Burlington Care and Marton Care Homes are pleased to announce Amanda Cunningham’s appointment as Group Chief Executive Officer, following her successful stewardship whilst acting as Operations Director over Marton Care Homes since March 2020.
Richard Hoggart, the current CEO and Owner of Marton Care Homes and Burlington Care, has decided to take a step upwards and focus on strategic options, new care home developments, and alternative ventures across the portfolio. Richard will, however, remain the owner and Chairman of the companies.
Amanda originally joined Marton Care Homes in March 2020 as Operations Director, bringing a wealth of social care experience, having begun her career as a nurse.
During her time at Marton Care Homes, she has delivered against unprecedented issues and provided strong leadership.
In acknowledging the contribution that Amanda has made to date, Richard Hoggart, Chairman, said, ” I look forward to continued working with Amanda, and I feel confident that Burlington Care and Marton Care Homes will benefit significantly.”
Following her appointment, Amanda was delighted to have been charged with the role of leading the two care home groups forward and relishes the challenge ahead, “Firstly, I am grateful and honoured that Richard Hoggart has presented me with this opportunity, leading the two groups allows me to influence the lives of so many and support people to live the life they choose.”
Amanda continued, “I lead my team by example, as I believe this is important for colleague development and morale, as well as respect. I believe in empowering and enabling our people to contribute to the company’s strategic plan by listening to ideas, exploring possibilities, then communicating these through the organisation structure for consideration and feedback. Values have always been important to me within my personal and professional life to respect trust, have compassion and empathy, and do attitude. To support and ensure safe care and colleague nurturing, holding myself to account and others.”
Burlington Care comprises; 33 care homes, 2 domiciliary care agencies, a pharmacy, a wholesale supplier business for care homes, along with a training company and a clinical waste business.
Burlington Care operates in 22 towns and cities across the Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the North East and cares for around 200 people in their own homes maintaining independence. The group employs around 2500 staff and looks after around 2300 people.
Marton Care Homes is a care group consisting of 14 care homes across the North of England.
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