Who We Are

Who We Are

Core Prospects is a family owned and run organisation, created over fifteen years ago by Effie Beccles.

Effie was joined later by her son Leon who manages the support side and further growth of the developing enterprise.

A loyal and experienced staff team has developed over the years and the services provided by Core prospects has grown to include managing eating disorders, autism, as well as care and support for a widening range of learning disability and mental health issues. Core Prospects has a CQC Good rating, an Investors in People award, is a part of BILD working with Positive Behavioural Support and is working towards ISO9001

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Effie Beccles

Registered Manager

Our CQC Registered Manager and Director of Operations is Effie Beccles, who has a degree with Honours in Community Care Management. She is also a trained Social Worker with over 30 years in the health and social care field. Effie has worked with several local authorities in London at different social work and mental health support positions. Effie set up Core Prospects after seeing a gap in the local market and wanting to use her experience and specialised knowledge to help those across communities who were not able to source the residential and outreach support services that they needed.

Leon Beccles

(CQC Nominated Individual and Director of Business)

Our CQC nominated Individual and Business Director Leon Beccles has over 14 years’ experience working in social care, including working with youth offenders. Having a personal interest in marketing and business development, Leon oversees the sustainable growth of Core Prospects. He is responsible for the management of the Business, Human Resources, Finance and IT. Leon has worked with a software development company to design a computer system specific to the needs of Core Prospects; providing the staff team with a secure, robust and efficient system allowing them to access service user information remotely for efficient service provision.

Whilst Leon’s focus is on a business model that is resilient, innovative and shaped by feedback from our stakeholders, his respect for staff and Service Users alike, and honest style of communication, further promotes excellent relationships across the organisation. 

Leon has a BSC with Honours in Business and is currently working towards an Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Level 5 Diploma.

Zoe Thornton

Compliance Manager

Zoe previously worked with social services for many years as a Review Officer. She has 25 years of working with adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues. Zoe works as the de facto deputy to the directors, alongside Effie in assessing the needs of potential service users, and alongside Leon to manage our IT, health and safety, compliance and inspection responsibilities. 

She has a degree with Honours in Social Anthropology, Certificate in Social Work and Certificate in Community Mental Health Care. Zoe is currently working towards a level 4 diploma in Lead Adult Care.

A key responsibility is monitoring and logging the Key performance Indicators of Care & Support against the CQC KLOEs and ensuring that the IT system used to securely record these is always up to date.

Ellen Murewi

Service Manager

Our service manager Ellen has almost 20 years’ experience in Adult Social Care. Her career has progressed with Core Prospects from a Senior Support worker role to Team Leader on to her current role managing four Supported Living placements and our Outreach Service. She has a Level 3 Diploma in Health and social care and has almost completed her Level 5 Diploma in Lead Adult Care. Ellen knows the service from the ground level up and works tirelessly to lead and organise our staff team, allowing the staff to focus on providing quality support to the service users. She meets every day with a smile, facilitating positive relationships with staff and service users alike. Ellen is responsible for the safeguarding and wellbeing of our service users, and for the development of our staff team, carrying through regular supervisions and appraisals that enable us to retain and facilitate staff development.

The dedicated management team are from a diverse background of social care professionals and experience. The staff team comprises people representing the community of varied cultures who are trained to deliver a high quality of care.

Our Support Workers

All our staff receive mandatory training and are required to complete the Care Certificate (Skills for care) as part of their induction programme. We believe in values-based recruitment to match the needs of our Service Users taking into consideration the diverse make up of our community. We are committed to investing in the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of our staff, with the aim that all achieve at least a level 3 Diploma in Health and social Care.

We work with BILD to provide the necessary training such as Positive Behaviour support to enable us to understand and manage behaviour that challenges.

Our Vision statement

The hopes and dreams of our service users come to fruition, their disabilities no longer a barrier to them having fulfilling and active lives. It is our role to inspire change and enable service users to manage their own lives as independently as possible and develop and use their own abilities.

The future we envision is one where those with disabilities are treated as equals, and they and their families are able to access the support they need – when they need it. A society where social care, supported living and those benefitting from it are truly recognised and valued.

OUR CORE VALUES

TRUST

RESPECT

POSITIVE CHANGE

INTEGRITY

TEAMWORK

We believe in building trust in every relationship.

We treat others the way we want to be treated. Respecting individuals their values and contributions.

We embrace and drive positive change, recognizing the need for empowerment to stimulate continuous improvement.

We act with honesty and integrity. We do what we say. We believe that openness and honesty make for the best relationships because it leads to trust and faith.

We are one team, one family. We believe that every person is a valued member. Treated with respect, encouraged to contribute, recognized and rewarded for his/her efforts.

OUR CORE VALUES

TRUST

We believe in building trust in every relationship.

RESPECT

We treat others the way we want to be treated. Respecting individuals their values and contributions.

POSITIVE CHANGE

We embrace and drive positive change, recognizing the need for empowerment to stimulate continuous improvement.

INTEGRITY

We act with honesty and integrity. We do what we say. We believe that openness and honesty make for the best relationships because it leads to trust and faith.

TEAMWORK

We are one team, one family. We believe that every person is a valued member. Treated with respect, encouraged to contribute, recognized and rewarded for his/her efforts.