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Caroline Fonjock

Director and QSW

Safeguarding, Quality Assurance, ECH Chair

Caroline Fonjock has experience in three local authorities as a frontline Social Worker, manager and independent practitioner in child protection roles. She has experience chairing LADO and strategy meetings. Caroline has worked in the community within youth development and spent time overseas working in India with street children, before moving into residential children’s home provisions in the UK. Caroline is responsible for safeguarding training and provides the team with individual safeguarding discussion and mentoring when staff have a concern. She is on the interview panel for new candidates in order to ensure a good safeguarding knowledge for all employees and is available to the on-call social worker and staff for advice 365 days a year.

Lionel Fonjock

Director and QSW

Operations, referrals, liaison with local authorities, CQC Domiciliary Care Service

Lionel Fonjock is a qualified Social Worker and has worked in the leaving and after care team since 2005. This shaped his thinking about the need of care leavers and resulted in the creation of FEVACA. Lionel created a charity in Cameroon whose main objective was to support children in an orphanage, with a particular focus on the young people’s ability to develop an entrepreneurial spirit and self-reliance. Lionel is in regular contact with both staff and young people at FEVACA and prioritises visits to all the projects, as well as reviews of the community service client’s service packages. More recently Lionel has created the FEVACA Foundation, a charity that will support vulnerable young people and care leavers in the UK as they move into adulthood.

Monica De Castro

Social Worker & Operational Manager

FSH & CS, deputising for Directors

Monica is a Social Worker and Operational Manager having joined the team in 2012. Monica has a background of working within different social settings and has experience managing services for both young people and the elderly both in the UK and in Portugal. Monica is responsible for the day to day operations of our services and deputises for the Directors when required. Monica is also a practice educator for social work students and is a licensed trainer of the Outcome Star.

Hannah Cornish

Contracts and Compliance Manager

Hannah joined the Fevaca team in June 2017 as the Contracts and Compliance Manager. Hannah’s responsibilities are to ensure that all Fevaca Care services are in line with regulatory requirements under Ofsted and the CQC Framework. In addition, monitoring services to meet with the required contracts and service specifications outlined by placing Local Authorities. Hannah liaises with Commissioners to understand Local Authorities requirements in the market of social care to develop services to meet the needs of vulnerable client groups. Hannah has several years of experience of working within Local Authority Commissioning, Contracts and Resource management within Social Care. Hannah originally established her career working with adults and older people’s services, but transitioned into children and young people’s services. This also incorporated working with adults with learning disabilities and residential educational establishments with SEND. In recent months, Hannah has joined a group of Practitioners to help develop the Fevaca Foundation and works as a Director for this Charity.

Miguel Valerio

RCH Responsible Individual

Children's Homes

Miguel Valerio is with FEVACA since 2014 and he's a Social Worker and Responsible Individual in FEVACA Children's Homes service. He has experience and training in subjects regarding criminology and children protection. After several years teaching and researching these subjects, Miguel moved to the UK where he started working in FEVACA.

Tracey Wall

Registered Manager (CQC)

CQC Domiciliary care service 0-65

Amanda Smith

Interim Health & Wellbeing Manager

Health & Wellbeing Service

Amanda started working at FEVACA as a Support Worker and she's currently our Interim Health and Wellbeing Service Manager, She has several years of experience of working with young people and adults who have mental health issues and learning difficulties as well as experience in domiciliary care for people of all ages and backgrounds who require support She's currently studying for a masters degree in Mental Health Nursing.

Owen Layton

Interim Education Manager