Our Team

Sheila Gregory

Sheila is the most senior manager at Carlisle Mencap, her responsibilities include fundraising, contracts, writing grant applications and tender bids, overseeing all administration, hearing appeals and overall management of all staff. 

Karen Routledge

Karen is the operations manager. She is the registered manager for Outreach, Supported Living and California House and line manages the service managers. Her responsibilities include ensuring the smooth running of all services, compliance with contracts and legislation and dealing with complaints, capability, grievance and disciplinary procedures. Karen is supported by the service managers Michelle, Anne, Simon and Julie in their areas and team leader Kate Robinson for California House she is responsible for the day to day running of the house, bookings and works in the office Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Michelle Thompson

Michelle looks after adult outreach and is the adult community services manager. She is the serivce manager for our supported living services she line manages the team leaders for these services as well as some of the team. Responsibilities include ensuring the effective running of the services, managing rotas and liaising with families and other professionals. Michelle works in the office Monday to Thursday. Michelle is supported by team leaders who work part time Maria Macrae, Kirsty Rowell and Julie Harrison. 

Anne Fletcher

Anne is the children’s outreach service manager this includes the under 8’s service. She line manages the team leader who works in the services as well as some of the staff team. Responsibilities include ensuring the effective running of the services, managing rotas and liaising with families and other professionals. Anne works in the office Wednesday to Friday. Anne is supported by team leader Lindsey Atkinson on a Friday.

Simon Barrett

Simon is the Children’s Activities Service Manager who looks after the children’s clubs, playschemes, holidays and days away. Simon line manages the support workers working in these services. His responsibilities include arranging the activities, ensuring all relevant paperwork is in place and ensuring the smooth delivery of services. 

 

Julie Harrison

Julie is the registered manager for the Grace Little Centre providing short breaks registered by Ofsted. Her responsibilities include ensuring the effective operation of the services, managing rotas and ensuring we follow best practice at all times. She works in the office Tuesday-Friday.

Upcoming Events

family fund

Date: 2nd May Location: People First Conference Centre Milbourne Street.

A Family Fund information day takes place at the People First conference Centre on 2nd May.

60s disco

Date: 20th April Location: Morton Manor

We are having a 60's disco to celebrate our 50th anniversary. Everyone welcome.

Take Control

Date: 20th March Location: Tullie House Carlisle

You are invited to come along and support our members to launch their film on hate crime and get involved in an important conference,