Maria Weatherston has been appointed regional support manager at care home developer and provider, New Care.
In her role, Maria will support New Care’s growing portfolio of award winning, new generation care centres.
“I am delighted to become New Care’s first regional support manager, a role that I feel will perfectly suit my skills and expertise,” Maria said.
“I have always been impressed by New Care’s ethos and vision and am really looking forward to getting started and making a difference as the company’s portfolio of homes continues to grow.”
Maria will be actively involved in the setting up of new services and ensuring all systems and processes are in line with New Care’s exacting policies and procedures. She will also be responsible for auditing homes to ensure that the highest standards are maintained by supervising, motivating and training the growing team to uphold corporate standards and ensure everyone complies with the latest legislation.
Prior to joining New Care, Maria spent many years working in area management roles across different sectors, including schools, office blocks, retail premises and hotels, looking after all areas of cleaning and soft services. She has also worked for the North West Ambulance Service managing the cleaning of ambulance stations for the NHS.
Commissioning director at New Care, Dawn Collett, said: “It’s great to expand our team even further with the creation of the regional support manager role. Maria has some very relevant experience in management and also in care, and I’m confident that she will excel in her new position.”