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Meet Our Team

Every member of staff at our Gracewell of Weymouth care home in Weymouth has joined our team because they believe in Gracewell’s Living Values; these are kindness, empathy, integrity, respect and trust. With these values in mind, Gracewell of Weymouth provides a home filled with laughter, friendship and warmth not only for residents, but also for their family and friends.

We believe it is the people who make Gracewell of Weymouth a truly special place to be. They deliver highly personalised care with genuine kindness and the utmost professionalism.

Esther Sheppard, Home Admissions Advisor

EstherWorking for Gracewell of Weymouth is not just a job for me. Being able to help residents transition from home or hospital into a care home environment and into the next phase of their life is a huge responsibility and extremely rewarding. I have been working for Gracewell of Weymouth since September 2015 and I love being able to bring Gracewell to more families.

Rachael Craig, Activities Co-ordinator

Rachael

I joined Gracewell of Weymouth in 2013 as a Kitchen Assistant and moved to the Activities department in 2015.

We run a wide range of activities to include all our residents, including Gentlemen’s Club, Baking, Bird Watching, Games, Singing and Arts & Crafts.I really enjoy my job and it is so rewarding when you see the residents having such a great time, knowing that you can make a difference in someone’s life.

I was a Heart & Soul winner in 2016, for Enhancing and Enriching people’s lives in care.

Sharon Hoskins, Administration Manager

Rachael

I started working at Gracewell of Weymouth in August 2013 I was employed first as one of the receptionist and recently promoted to Administration Manager in January 2019.  I am responsible for the recruitment of all staff members, payroll, finance support, billing and all aspects of administration.  I have a team that work below me which includes 3 receptionists. I love helping people and think the little things make a big difference.  It is a pleasure to work with the team here at Gracewell of Weymouth.

Udo Merschhaus, Clinical Nurse Manager

Rachael

I have been working in the care sector for over 20 years in various positions. I Joined Gracewell of Weymouth in November 2018 and thoroughly enjoy being part of the team and helping provide excellent care for our residents.