Virginia Perkins

CEO

Virginia has in-depth experience gained within private and public sector care organisations and has operational expertise across numerous fast-paced, values-driven environments. Virginia oversees the day-to-day running of the organisation as well as heading up workforce recruitment and engagement at Care 4 Children, aligning HR strategy to support a high performing culture.

Danielle Maher

Dr Stuart Hepworth

Clinical Director

Stuart is a Clinical Psychologist with over fifteen years post qualification experience working with young people with complex mental health presentations, developmental difficulties and adverse childhood experiences. Since 2007, Stuart has worked specifically within provisions providing residential care to children and young people. Stuart is registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is also a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS), including the Division of Clinical Psychology.

Sheraz Rattoo

Head of Property

Sheraz is responsible for developing and maintaining the company’s property portfolio to provide high quality homes for the children in our care, as well as our fleet services. He is also the health and safety advisor for the business.

Ian Oatley

Finance Director

Ian brings a wealth of financial strategic expertise to Care4Children team. In addition to his experience in residential care, education and fostering, Ian’s career has spanned a diverse range of industries and sectors, manufacturers and services and his skill set traverses every aspect of finance, from corporate finance, planning, control and analysis to system integrations and finance process innovation and optimisation.

Lolly Rascagneres

Chief Quality Officer

Lolly has over 24 years, of experience in the health and social care sector, in several senior management roles including managing residential services as a Director of a voluntary organisation. One of Lolly’s many strengths is her strategic knowledge of the complexities of working with different organisations, service users and working in multi-disciplinary teams. Lolly also has in-depth knowledge and experience of the regulations, compliance, quality assurance and governance.

Luqman Shah

Head of Commissioning

Luqman has over 15 year’s experience working with children in care, primarily gained working in residential care provisions. His areas of responsibility include marketing, management of referrals, frameworks and tenders as well as developing relationships with local authority partners.

Amy Moulton

Regional Manager

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Andrea Mckeown

Chief Operating Officer

Andrea has worked in the health and social care sector for almost 30 years having spent the majority of this time in residential childcare settings. Andrea is adept at developing services towards achieving Outstanding rated Excellent or Good from her time in regional management roles with a large portfolio of homes including ASD, EBD, Specialist Therapeutic Crisis Services. Andrea’s vision for Care 4 Children is to ensure the workforce are supported, trained, and developed with the aim of embedding quality into our practice and recording so that we become the market leader for our Children and Young People.

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Louisa Iqbal

Fostering Director

Louisa, a qualified social worker of 18 years, has extensive experience in the child and family sector which includes children with disabilities; safeguarding in education; residential childcare; child protection; and vulnerable adults.

Sam Millward

Senior Operations Manager

Sam started her career in the health and social care sector back in 2000 as a Residential Care Worker, before taking up her first registered managers post in 2005 and progressing into Senior Management in 2010. During her carer Sam has worked for a number of private providers for children with SEMH needs and Autism and Learning difficulties. Sam has particular experience in working within therapeutic settings, leadership development, change management and operations management for care, education and clinical services.

Danielle Maher

Regional Manager

Danielle has worked within the Children’s Residential Care sector since 2013 and has held management positions since 2015. She has operational experience in managing a range of specialised residential services, with her strengths including maintaining high quality provisions, strong leadership and building successful teams that help support children and young people flourish.

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