Meet Byron House Care Home Manager
Georgie Melo started her career as a Healthcare Assistant at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in 2011.
Her passion for providing quality care to adults and the fulfilment in making a positive impact on people’s lives, led her to complete a First-Class Honours Degree in Adult Nursing at the University of Bedfordshire.
Georgie’s early career experience included being a Nurse on an acute respiratory ward for two years where she gained vast hands-on experience and knowledge. In 2018 she then went on to work in a Nursing Home for three years, covering two maternity positions as Clinical Lead.
In 2021 Georgie joined Byron House Care Home as Clinical Lead, where she focused on building strong relationships with residents, honing her caregiving skills. She demonstrated a strong work ethic, reliability, and compassion, earning the trust of both residents and colleagues. Recognizing the importance of continuous learning, Georgie pursued additional certifications and attended workshops to expand her knowledge in healthcare management. She took advantage of opportunities for professional development and developed a deep understanding of regulatory requirements in the healthcare sector.
Georgie’s commitment and leadership qualities did not go unnoticed and she became a right-hand woman to the Home Manager, overseeing and providing supervisory support to her colleagues. With her excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and a knack for team collaboration, she expressed her interest in taking on more responsibilities. She actively sought out managerial training programs and mentorship from senior team members. This dedication and her proven track record positioned her as a strong candidate when the opportunity to become Home Manager arose.
In 2023, Georgie achieved her goal of becoming a home manager at Westgate Healthcare. In this role, she oversees the entire operation of the care home, ensuring compliance with regulations, managing staff, and maintaining high standards of care. She is committed to staying updated on industry trends and regulations, investing in her education and professional development.
Georgie’s journey from a Healthcare Assistant to a Home Manager is a testament to the possibilities that arise through dedication, continuous learning, and a passion for providing exceptional care. Her story is an inspiration to others in the healthcare profession to pursue their goals and contribute to the well-being of those they serve.
Home Manager, Georgie Melo said: “I joined Westgate healthcare in 2021 and knew from day one I had made the best decision – the team were warm and welcoming and their passion to deliver exceptional care was evident. Westgate Healthcare provide training and empower staff to excel there potential, this is evident by staff retention and in house promotions.”