General Manager & Business Development
Jane joined Westward Care in September 2020.
Jane brings a wealth of experience of working in the care sector to her new role. Having started her career as a Care Assistant at the age of 19 she went on to work across a variety of Leeds City Council care homes over a period of 28 years. During this time, she became the youngest Registered Manager in the City at the age of 24 and also undertook a variety of secondments to widen her knowledge on various projects around independent living and supporting people with learning disabilities.
In 2013 Jane moved into working for private care providers across the Yorkshire region. She now joins Westward Care from her last role at Donisthorpe Hall where she succeeded in taking the home from the brink of closure through to an improving CQC rating.
Jane will oversee the running of the 28 apartments (plus 2 respite/guest suites) at our Southlands location
and take responsibility for a team of 26 staff.