Meet the Team
This is where you can meet the Sherrick House team.
Billie-Jean Lockhart - Manager
Billie has a background in social care, including suported living, residential and domiciliary care. Since joining Barnet Mencap in December 2012, Billie has managed the Sherrick House respite service which offers short break holidays and respite stays as well as day activity opportunities to adult with learning disabilities. Billie also manages the Take a Break service
Maggie - Deputy Manager
Maggie joined Sherrick House as a bank support worker in 1994. She has been a full-time support worker and eventually took on the role of Deputy Manager in 2009. Why has she stayed so long? Maggie says 'it's been a priviledge to work among such a special group of people and their families as well as my colleagues who have shared my commitment and enthusiasm.'
Roger has worked in social care for 12 years. He says 'I get a real sense of achievement from working at Sherrick House as I feel I am making a difference to people's lives. Sometimes it can be difficult, but the great thing is that I'm surrounded and supported by my teammates that face the same challenges. It's a job where you can really hold your head up high and speak about with real pride.'
Jessie is a support worker. 'I have been with Sherrick House for 5 years and have worker as a support worker since 2001. I must say, I enjoy my job at Sherrick House because it is made up of a wonderful team. My colleagues and I work as a team and this motivates me to work even harder. Sherrick House is a place to be.'
Trivolee has been a support worker at Sherrick House since 2009. "Every day is different and I get to interact with a varied group or individuals from all different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. My co-workers and I are passionate about delivering high standards of care and helping others to learn new skills."
Janet has been one of our relief support workers since joining Barnet Mencap in 2014. "Sherrick House is like a breath of fresh air. Every day is different. I really enjoy the dynamics of the different service users that we support."