Meet the team

We think our staff are amazing. Experienced, knowledgeable, trustworthy, and exemplary role models, they are our greatest asset. Together we share one vision – to achieve the best possible outcomes for the children in our care. This passion drives everything we do, which is why our homes and schools are such exceptional places.

  • Sahiba

    Director TulipCare

    Sabiha (BA Hons) has over 20 years’ experience working in social care and founded TulipCare in 2008 with the aim of transforming the lives of children in care. Sabiha works together with the senior team to ensure the services provided are safe, effective, comply with regulations and deliver the best outcomes for our young people.

  • Chan

    Operations Manager

    Chan is the operational lead for our services; overseeing our homes, school, and staffing teams. Chan joined TulipCare in 2011 after completing her degree in Youth Justice, and later undertaking her Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management, leading to her role of Operations Manager in 2020. Chan is highly committed to ensuring the children in our care feel supported, cared for and achieve their potential.

  • Dr Simone

    Clinical Psychologist

    Dr Simone is our clinical psychologist consultant and oversees the therapeutic provision. She has over 15 years of research and clinical experience in the field psychology in addition to a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and PhD in Psychological medicine. Dr Simone is trained in CBT, DBT, EFT, EMDR and adopts an attachment- based and trauma informed approach to psychological therapy.

  • Mandy

    Head of Education

    Mandy (BSc, DTTLS) is the lead for all things education at TulipCare. Mandy has worked in the education sector for over 18 years and joined TulipCare in 2016. Mandy has a passion for working with children with special educational needs and has extensive experience working with children disengaged with education, promoting inclusion and improving behaviour and academic attainment.

  • Laura

    Business & HR Administrator

    Laura helps to support our homes, school and staff from our central office. Laura joined us this year, having previously worked in administrative roles and most recently as a school administrator supporting children with special educational needs. Laura enjoys using her wide-ranging skills and knowledge to help make a difference to the lives of the children we care for.

Our TulipCare
family values

We are extremely passionate about our chosen profession and the understanding it brings us of people with different experiences from our own. Our team are a family who work together to transform the lives of those affected by childhood trauma, developing authentic bonds with the children in our care. Our child-centric approach emphasises our commitment to therapeutic residential care and education and to safeguarding the vulnerable. We know the genuine familial connections we begin building today in our homely environments will transform young lives tomorrow, helping them find better outcomes for their future.

Interested in joining our team?

If you’re compassionate, committed, genuine, warm, honest, funny, resilient, knowledgeable, and celebrate diversity, empathy and respect in others, then we want to hear from you.

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