Meet the team

Find out what it's like to be a part of the Belong team in this series of articles written during interviews with some of our staff.

  • John Summerton - Nurse

    What is your role at Belong?  I am one of the village Nurses; working as part of a  nursing team which looks after people who have higher levels of care and support.  We also support other care teams,... read more

  • Brenda Jenkinson - Experience Day Support Worker

    What is your role at Belong?  Experience Days Support Worker at Belong Macclesfield.

    What do you enjoy most about your work?  Being given the opportunities to tailor the service to... read more

  • Alison Light - Host

    What is your role at Belong? I am a host on the households within Belong Atherton village.

    What do you enjoy most about your work? Interacting and engaging with customers; encouraging... read more

  • Angela McEwan - Bistro and Catering Manager

    What is your role at Belong?  I am the Bistro and Catering Manager at Belong  Wigan; coordinating all of the catering for the village bistro, households and hospitality team.

    What do you enjoy... read more

  • Carolyn Ball - Front of House Manager

    What is your role at Belong?  Front of House Manager at Belong Morris Feinmann.

    What do you enjoy most about your work?  Working with such a wide variety of people. The interaction is... read more

  • Gemma Willetts - Experience Coordinator

    What is your role at Belong?  Experience Coordinator at Belong Atherton

    What do you enjoy most about your work?  I enjoy being able to create new and fun experiences for our customers... read more

  • Lead Senior Support Worker - Belinda Jones

    Belinda Jones now works as Lead Senior Support Worker at Belong Crewe, having joined Belong seven years ago, at Belong Macclesfield. Known as an approachable, sincere and passionate figure in the villages, Belinda also acts... read more

  • Volunteer - Jean Rimmer

    At least twice a week for over two years, volunteer Jean Rimmer has walked the ten minute journey from her home to the Belong village in Wigan. Once there, she enjoys spending the afternoon with residents, playing bingo,... read more

  • Fitness Instructor – Barbara Tait

    Barbara Tait is the Fitness Instructor at Belong Macclesfield. She’s passionate about the benefits of a fit and healthy lifestyle for older people, and works in the Belong exercise studio with a wide range of customers from... read more

  • Lead Senior Support Worker - Debbie Moore

    Lead Senior Support Worker and Dementia Champion, Debbie Moore, has been a key member of the team at Belong Wigan since the village first opened in February 2009. She has a passion for helping people that are living with... read more

  • Bistro Assistant - Lewis Newstead

    Lewis Newstead has been employed as a Bistro Assistant at Belong Macclesfield for four years, and is a familiar face to everyone in the village. Chatting to customers and knowing that he's making a difference are the things... read more

  • Belong General Manager - Janine Curwell

    During her time as General Manager for Belong Macclesfield, Janine Curwell developed a reputation for harnessing the individual skills of staff to provide the highest standards of care to customers. Since her appointment to... read more