After training as a psychiatric nurse in the RAF, there followed a career in the management of both housing and care for older people. For the last twenty years he has been employed in a senior management role by three of the country’s larger almshouse providers.
Appointed Clerk in February 2015.
Vanetia PorterResidents’ Support Worker
I have recently moved to the Rutland area having spent all of my life in Surrey.
I began my career as an Auxiliary Nurse over 35 years ago in a small cottage hospital but have since worked in a variety of care settings as both a care worker and a support worker.
I have five grown up children and several grandchildren and I enjoy baking cakes for them in my spare time. I love the area here and am looking forward to being able to enjoy some nice walks as the weather improves.
Lesley is the longest serving member of the team, having been responsible for the cleanliness of the communal areas since the late 1980’s. She can been found at either Uppingham and Oakham on a weekday morning.
Gillian Matthew Finance Officer
Gillian is the Finance Officer for the Charity. A qualified accountant, she has been employed by the charity since 1991, much of this time as Clerk to the Governors.
Donald McClellandProperty Services Manager
Donald joined the Charity in January 2019, following a long career in the RAF. He brings with him a depth of experience in Facilities Management.
Katie Ayers Admin Assistant
Katie joined St John & St Anne at the start of 2019, having previously worked in the delivery of the Corby Borough Council lifeline service.