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Our Staff

Meet our staff. We are a small, professional team working across South London and East Surrey. 

At Welcare, our staff are all very approachable – we are here to help! Scroll down to find out more about what each member of the team does.

Anna Khan

Chief Executive Officer

Anna joined Welcare in September 2013. Her responsibility is to work with the trustees to drive the charity forward and enable Welcare to continue to deliver high quality and professionally supervised child and family support services in the local communities we serve in South London and East Surrey.

Ayesha Alleyne

Family Support Worker

Ayesha joined Welcare in September 2018 to focus on delivering work with children and families in Inner London.  She provides individual child and family support and has facilitated group work programmes in partnership with schools and the Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities parenting programme and our MySpace domestic abuse treatment and recovery groups.

Barbara Wilson

Child and Family Support Manager

Barbara joined Welcare in 2014 and is an experienced senior social worker who has the main responsibility for developing and managing our work in South East london.  She is also the Practice lead for our Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities Parenting programme.

Catharine Adjei

Family Centre Manager, East Surrey

Catharine was appointed Family Centre Manager in June 2022 although she worked with us prior to this until 2018 as Deputy Children’s Centre Manager. Catharine leads and manages the day-to-day operation of the Welcare Family Centre service in Redhill, and has responsibility for delivery of our Early Help work in Reigate & Banstead in partnership with the YMCA East Surrey and our charitably funded work.

Cathy Kershaw

Family Support Worker, East Surrey

Cathy joined Welcare in September 2019 and is a full time Family Support Worker, providing support and outreach services to local families. Cathy also facilitates groups such as Parenting Puzzle, Talking Teens and ‘My Space’.

Chris Vasey

Fundraising Officer

Chris joined Welcare in April 2019.  He focuses on making applications to grant making trusts and foundations and completing monitoring reports to those who fund our work.

Debbie Eldridge

Senior Family Support Worker

Debbie joined Welcare in August 2016 and is a Family Support Worker covering south west London.  Debbie provides individual child and family support and is an experienced facilitator who has lead our group work programmes Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities, MySpace (our domestic abuse treatment and recovery programme) and Caring Dads.

Diane Collins

Family Support Worker, East Surrey

Diane joined Welcare in February 2021 as a Family Support Worker working with families one to one and has led our Families and Schools Together Work (FAST) in partnership with schools in East Surrey.

Diane Taylor

Clerk to the Board and Executive Assistant to the CEO

Diane joined Welcare in October 2012.  Her responsibilities include providing support to the Trustee Board, supporting the Chief Executive and Human Resources administration.

Fay Morris

Child and Family Support Manager

Fay joined Welcare in 2014 and is an experienced senior social worker and safeguarding lead. She provides case supervision and management to a team of Family Support Workers. Fay leads our Families & Schools Together (FAST)  work in partnership with schools and oversees development and delivery of the Caring Dads programme.

Georgia Waterton

Family Support Worker, East Surrey

Georgia joined the Redhill team in January 2018 and is a full time Family support worker, providing Support and Outreach services to local Families. Georgia also facilitates groups such as Parenting Puzzle, Talking Teens and ‘My Space’.

Hina Khan

Playworker

Hina joined Welcare in October 2017 as part-time Play Worker. Her responsibilities include running various drop-in Play groups and Crèches, which include; providing support for families with children with Special needs, Speech and language delay, isolated new mums and bilingual children. She also supports parents in play and learning experience at home with their child.

Hollie Sharp

Family Support Worker, East Surrey

Hollie joined Welcare in September 2020 as a Family Support Worker. She provides individual child and family support and facilitates Parenting Puzzle and Children Overcoming Domestic Abuse

James Komeh

Senior Family Support Worker

James joined Welcare in January 2021 to focus on delivering work with children and families in Inner London.  He provides individual child and family support and has facilitated group work programmes in partnership with schools and the Caring Dads programme.

Jasmine Wakeford

Family Support Worker, East Surrey

Jasmine joined Welcare in 2015 as a Children’s Work Co-ordinator having previously been a volunteer. She is now a Family Support Worker, providing practical and emotional support to families.

Kate Silcock

Centre Administrator, East Surrey

Kate joined Welcare in July 2007. Her current responsibilities encompass heading up the admin team, budget preparation/monitoring and everything premises and facilities related.

Marion Plotnek

Advice, Information & Clerical Receptionist, East Surrey

Marion joined Welcare in September 2019. Her responsibilities include welcoming visitors, dealing with enquiries and other administrative duties.

Olamide (Ola) Alex-Dada

Family Support Worker

Ola joined Welcare in September 2018 to focus on delivering work with children and families in Inner London.  She provides individual child and family support and has facilitated group work programmes in partnership with schools and the Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities parenting programme and our MySpace domestic abuse treatment and recovery groups.

Rose Luckett

Business Manager

Rose joined Welcare in September 2021.  Her responsibilities are to ensure the delivery of Welcare’s services including maintaining our supporter database, banking and payment of invoices, managing initial referrals, and supporting staff to use our case management database.

Shonagh Evans

Senior Family Support Worker, East Surrey

Shonagh joined Welcare in April 2016 as a Senior Family Support Worker. Shonagh’s current role as a Family Support worker is to support parents, carers and children who are experiencing difficulties within their family unit.

Susie Burnard

Advice, Information & Clerical Receptionist, East Surrey

Susie joined Welcare in East Surrey in April 2015 as an Advice, Information and Clerical Receptionist. Her responsibilities include welcoming visitors, dealing with enquiries and other administrative duties.

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