Our People

Jason Pincott Responsible Individual

Jason holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Social Work and has 26 years’ experience of working with children and families in various settings, which include residential (secure and non-secure) and front line Social Work teams. Jason currently divides his time between his role as an Operations Manager within a Local Authority, and being a Director and the Responsible Individual of Mutual Care.

Having managed Social Work teams since 2012 at Team Manager and Operations Manager level, Jason has the knowledge and experience to lead Mutual Care in delivering best outcomes for children and young people.  One of Jason’s core objectives is that all children should be afforded the same care and opportunities, regardless of whether they are in care or not. Jason’s mantra to all the people he works with is “would this be good enough for your child?”

Jason Pincott

Operations Director

Our People 1

Prior to joining Mutual Lance worked for the Local Authority in children’s social care for 22 years, and started by working for 5 years in residential children’s homes which ignited his passion to qualify as a social worker and pursue a career to improve the lives of Devon’s vulnerable children. Lance holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Social Work. Since then, he has worked as a social worker and manager supporting children in care, children with disabilities and complex needs, initial response, and 8 ½ years as a manager within the fostering service. During this time he managed the children’s placements team and the Exeter fostering team. 

Outside of work, Lance really enjoys cooking, cycling, gym, trying to play guitar, and restoring old motorbikes

Lance Feldman

Responsible Individual

Lucy Vokes Photo

Lucy has been working with children and young people for the past 12 years across a range of settings including nurseries, children’s clubs, and residential children’s homes.

Lucy holds an advanced apprenticeship in Children’s Care, Learning and Development and a NVQ Level 5 award in Leadership and Management.

Since joining Mutual Care as a Residential support worker Lucy has taken advantage of the training  and mentoring opportunities which has given her to skills and confidence to progress to deputy manager which evidences Mutual Care’s “grow your own” culture.  

Lucy Vokes

Registered Manager

Our People 2

Mia joined Mutual Care in August, having been a registered manager for the last 5 years. Mia has a wide range of experience of working with children in various settings, she has spent the last 6 years in the residential sector.

 Mia’s passion is to ensure all children in care are afforded the same opportunities as children who aren’t in care and that no child is discriminated against. 

Mia holds a level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in residential care.

Mia Lawrence

Manager Vennbridge Farm

Our People 3

Michelle is the company Administrator, based in the central office.  As the hub of the company, Michelle regularly communicates with Senior Management and staff in a broad range of tasks.  These include Training; Recruitment and HR.  She manages the company’s HR software and working alongside the Accountants and Senior Managers she coordinates Payroll.  Michelle regularly minutes meetings and updates the home’s official documents when needed.

Michelle’s confidence and knowledge has grown in the time she has been with the company and she is excited about her future with Mutual Care as the company expands. 

 

Michelle Varndell

Company Administrator