Carers of East Lothian has a diverse staff team with a wide range of experience and expertise. Many staff work part time. Please contact the centre if you think we can help and we will put you in touch with the most appropriate member of staff to support you.
Andrew Tweedy – Director
Andrew is responsible for making sure everything in the Centre runs smoothly!
If you have any comments about our work or suggestions about how we could do things better,
please get in contact – we look forward to hearing from you.
Claire’s role is to support, supervise and line manage the Carer Support Team and provide direct support to carers.
Sharon Byrne – Admin and Finance Co – ordinator
Sharon is responsible for Administration at Carers of East Lothian and making sure that everyone gets a warm welcome at the Carers Centre.
Sandra supports Sharon and provides reception duties.
Julie Oswald – Carer Support Worker – Short Breaks
Julie supports carers to access breaks from their caring role.
Claire Thomas – Carer Support Worker – Mental Health
Claire supports carers throughout the county who are caring for someone with significant mental health problems. Cl
Margaret Elliot – Carer Support Worker – East
Margaret supports carers in the east of the county and rural areas including Dunbar and North Berwick.
Jenny supports carers whose loved ones are in hospital or about to be discharged.
Emma supports carers in the North Berwick Coastal area.
Linda Walker – Carer Support Worker – West
Linda supports carers in the West of the County.
Lisa McIlwraith – Carer Support Worker – Benefits
Lisa provides advice and support on financial issues including help with claiming benefits.
Mags supports carers in the East of the County.
Suzie supports carers in the West of the County and Parent Carers.
Shona supports Parents Carers who care for children of school age who have additional support needs.
Sara is developing the new Counselling Support Service for carers.
Kirsteen develops events, workshops and groups for carers.