Meet The Team

Board of Directors

Julie Boardman

Julie Boardman

Director

Julie has overall responsibility for the business. She has worked as a care manager and safeguarding lead for a local authority and has been a senior manager with operational responsibility for service delivery. She has worked with older people and people with learning disabilities in both the public and private care sector.

John Smith

John Smith

Director

John deals with the the business and finance side of the company liaising with the company's accountants, bank and other professionals as appropriate. John trained as a nurse for people with learning disabilities and worked in a variety of positions within the NHS including Charge Nurse. In Peterborough he worked as a Community Nurse and was promoted to Manager of Community Services for people with LD. He was subsequently seconded to manage a small cottage hospital and the generic community nursing services. He undertook a number of management courses both internally and externally which culminated in a Diploma in management studies. He left the NHS in 1991 to start his own business and has remained in the private sector since then

Paul Kotowski

Paul Kotowski

Director

Paul has lived local to Peterborough most of his life. In 1963 he became articled to Earl and Lawrence, a firm of Chartered Auctioneers and Estate Agents, once qualified becoming a Partner with Dakings, a local firm of Chartered Surveyors dealing with general property matters including the sale and management of residential property together with professional valuations and surveys. Paul sold his interest in Dakings in 2006. Paul became involved in the care of people with learning difficulties in the 1990’s and became a Director of Conquest Care (Norfolk) Ltd in 1995. Paul has been a Director of Hereward Care Services Ltd and Augusta Care Ltd since 2002 and plays an active role in the management of both companies particularly in relation to property.

Operations Team

Emma White

Emma White

Operations Manager

Emma has over 25 years experience, working as a manager in various roles supporting people with learning disabilities. She started her career working as a learning disability nurse, before working in residential care, day services, respite care and supported living. She joined Augusta Care in 2016, and has enjoyed seeing Augusta grow and develop over the last 4 years and strives to continue delivering a high quality service to people with a learning disability

Carol Clemenson

Carol Clemenson

Service Manager

Carol has worked in Health and Social Care for over 25 years. She has been a Registered Manager of Learning Disability Care Homes, a Team Manager in our Supported Living services and now as a Service Manager. She has a level 3 diploma and specific training relating to learning disabilities.

Vallene Curtis

Vallene Curtis

Service Manager

Vallene has worked in care for 19 years, 15 of those years for Augusta and the previous years in elderly care dementia/Alzheimer's. She is working towards her level 5 diploma.

Kirsty Carters

Kirsty Carters

Service Manager

Bio coming soon

Yvette Gowler

Yvette Gowler

Quality & Compliance Officer

Yvette has been working in Health and Social Care for 11 years. During this time she has been supporting individuals with complex health needs, individuals with learning and physical disabilities and supporting individuals who display behaviours which may challenge. Previously, Yvette has worked as a Manager for Supported Living services and as a Registered Manager for Residential services. Most recently, Yvette has been working as an Area Manager supporting and overseeing the delivery of quality support and care over both Residential and Supported Living services before joining our team.

Emma Nicholls

Emma Nicholls

Care Co-Ordinator

Emma has worked as a Care Co-Ordinator in Domiciliary care for 4 years for two main providers in Lincolnshire over four zones. Emma is a dignity and dementia champion and is a qualified community first responder. She is currently working towards her level 5 diploma in Leadership and Management within Health and Social Care.

Business & Finance Team

Michael Barnard

Michael Barnard

Business & Finance Manager

Michael has worked in various roles within Business and the Health and Social Care industry over the past 15 years. He is responsible for ensuring financial efficiencies in line with the Company's business plan, reviewing contracts and streamlining financial processes.

Vicki Cahill

Vicki Cahill

Office Manager

Vicki has worked in Administration for over 19 years and has covered various admin duties including Payroll, Accounts and Human Resources. Having started off within the Civil Service for the Ministry of Defence, Vicki changed direction 6 years ago and moved across to the Health and Social Care sector. Her job role is to oversee the Office Administrator and assist the Business & Finance Manager, whilst also providing support to the Team Managers. Vicki is responsible for providing front-line administration, Recruitment and HR records.

Angela Helliker

Angela Helliker

Finance Assistant

Angela has worked in accountancy and payroll for over 30 years and joined the Augusta Care team in 2017. Her job entails assisting the Business Finance Manager by processing data and troubleshooting accounts & transactions for the company. Angela is AAT Level 4, BTEC Business Skills and Pitmans Advanced Accounts qualified.

Training Team

Karren Tibbs

Karren Tibbs

Training Manager

Karren has 7 years experience delivering training in the social care sector. She is passionate about providing a good standard of training at induction level and as our staff develop with the company. Karren works with our service users to deliver training which is endorsed by Skills for Care. Karren also holds a Level 5 qualification in Management and Leadership.

John Brundle

John Brundle

Service User Training Champion

Bio coming soon