The Team

John Walters – Managing Director
John has worked within social care for a number of years, and had previously worked within the NHS.
John has owned Access Community Services since 1999 when the company provided services to 12 individuals with a range of needs.  John has managed the growth of the company which now provides support services to 105 individuals and employs 127 staff
Judith Dickinson Registered Manager
Judith joined Access Community Services in 1994 and has been the Registered Manager for the past 8 years. Judith has worked within the Health and Social Care industry for nearly 20 years.  Her experience is wide and varied; she has worked within the NHS, Sefton Council Day Services for adults with learning disabilities and with elderly care.  Judith has qualifications in counselling, business administration, management as well as the Registered Managers Award Level 4 and Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services. 

Phil Jones Community Manager
Phil has worked for Access Community Services since 1999. His main responsibilities include managing the Community Outreach department, liaising closely with service users and their families on a daily basis. Phil manages the packages of 56 community service users, setting up new packages and attending reviews. He works closely with Social Services, Community Nurses and other agencies offering a personal, caring approach to ensure the service users maximise their potential through outcome based support.
Phil has received his Registered Managers award and is currently working towards a Health and Safety Care Diploma.

Sue Fulton Manager
Sue joined the organisation in 2004 and has been part of the management team since 2009.  Sue has undertaken various development roles within the company and is currently focusing on the management of our supported living services in West Lancashire.
Sue has a level 5 diploma in leadership and management for health and social care.

Steve Booth Health and Safety Manager
Steve joined Access Community Services in early 2014 as Health and Safety Manager. Steve has worked in both the public and private sector for many years and has overall responsibility for Health and Safety, maintaining the Access fleet of vehicles, and is currently working with public and private sector partners and stakeholders on various projects, to encourage greater participation in the community for service users

Barbara Wright Administrator
Barbara has worked for Access Community Services since 2002 as a full time Administrator, She helps to provide the smooth running of all parts of the business including covering shifts, checking financial packages and overall funding. She deals with issues from staff, service users and parents, liaises with the management team and supports the team with any administration or finance problems. Barbara also oversees finances for the supported tenancies.

Carol Williams Administrator
Carol has worked for Access Community Services since 2009. Her main duties are Office Management and company finance. She is responsible for company accounts, payroll, pension’s administration and H.R Services. Carol has a BA (Hons) in Computing and Information Systems 1st Class.

Rachel Jones Part Time Administrator
Rachel has worked for Access Community Services since 2009 as a part time administrator. Her main duties include organising the community rota, covering shifts and liaising with staff, service users and their families. Rachel recently completed her Business Administration Level 2 NVQ.

Sarah Wright Part Time Administrator
Sarah has worked for Access Community Services since 2005, originally as a support worker then moving into the office. Sarah is in charge of inputting staff timesheets and invoicing for support.