Our team of dedicated care professionals deliver round-the-clock care to the highest standard.
Every member of our team is committed to ensuring that our residents’ welfare, happiness and dignity is at the heart of everything they do.
When we choose our staff we look for kind and caring individuals, with people orientated values, who will enjoy helping our residents to live happy and fulfilling lives.
Sally Burton – Home Manager
Sally is a Registered General Nurse who qualified from the University of Sheffield in 2002. She held a variety of clinical posts at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals in the early part of her career before completing a BA Hons as a Specialist Practitioner in 2006. She then joined the Community Team where held a variety of posts including District Team Leader and Nurse Lead for Community Services.
In 2017, Sally moved to Newcastle and joined the former South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust as Operations Manager for Community Services and more recently Matron and Home Manager for Haven Court.
Sally is passionate about delivering high quality care that is safe and effective. She is committed to the professional development of staff and to being a visible and responsive leader to patients, families and staff members.
Rob Common – Home Manager
Rob, a Registered Nurse (MSc, BSc Hons), has worked in the NHS since 2003 where he began his career as a Health Care Assistant at Sunderland Royal Hospital.
After qualifying as a Registered Nurse in 2008, he has gone on to work extensively across many specialties with clinical teams. As Ward Manager at Sunderland Royal Hospital, he successfully led Urology, Haematology, Renal and Rheumatology Wards.
Rob has a special interest in Palliative and End of Life Care and has worked with teams across the region to develop and implement improvements that support our end of life residents.
As well as Home Manager at Haven Court, Rob is the Lead Nurse for Quality Improvement for South Tyneside and Sunderland Foundation Trust.