Care home at Marshland St James has a new manager

Jackalynne Shields, new manager at Hickathrift House

Jackalynne Shields, new manager at Hickathrift House - Credit: Archant

A new general manager is heading up the team of a care home at Marshland St James.

Hickathrift House care home, have welcomed Jackalynne Shields to oversee the running of the 52 bed home.

She is responsible for a team of 60 staff.

Jackalynne said: “I am delighted to join the team here and am enjoying meeting and getting to know our residents. I’m looking forward to managing this home and continuing to provide high quality care.”

Martyn Heginbotham, regional operations director, said: “I am pleased to welcome this addition to the team.

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“We are committed to providing high quality care and I really think Jackalynne will be a big hit with our residents.”

Prior to this post Jackalynne worked for the same company for 15 years, starting out part time in an independent hospital.

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She worked at various different sites and in wide-ranging roles gaining experience working with diverse teams and customers.

Hickathrift House is one of more than 200 care homes owned by Barchester Healthcare.

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