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Meet the team

Cllr Eileen Lintill 

Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Community Services

Councillor Eileen Lintill is the Deputy Leader of Chichester District Council and cabinet member for community services (within which Careline sits).  Eileen had a long career in insurance before becoming an elected member for Petworth ward.  She has been an elected councillor for eight years and is the Chairman of the grants and concessions panel and the Vice-Chairman for the cabinet.  Eileen chairs the stakeholder meetings at the Children and Family Centre and sits on the managment committee for the Syliva Beaufoy Centre and Friendship centre, both in Petworth.  She is also the President of the West Sussex Football League.

Paul Over

Executive Director of Support Services and the Economy

Paul is a member of the Council's Senior Leadership Team.  His Directorate comprises of three essential areas of the council which focusses on Community Services (within which Careline sits), Commercial Services and Business Improvement Services.  Paul has over 35 years' experience in the public sector, is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is an MBA graduate from the University of Portsmouth.  He was President of Association of Chief Estates Officers in the Public Sector in 2009.

Steve Hansford

Head of Service - Community Services

Steve is the Head of Service for Community Services which consists of  five distinct but interlinked areas of work, Community Engagement which includes all consultation, an overview of community facilities and engaging with young people, Community Safety,which promotes community reassurance, seeks to improve personal safety and tackle anit-social behaviour, Community Development which includes the Community Warden Scheme and the Voluntary Sector grants, Health and Wellbeing, Leisure and Sports Development and Chichester Careline teams.  The Communities team also focus on the Chichester Local Strategic Partnership. Steve has over 40 years experience in the public sector and has worked for Chichester District Council for over 10 years.

Brenda Jackson

Careline Manager

Brenda has over 25 years of experience in Telecare industry and managers the centre day to day.  She works with partners in developing new innovative products and services, to help people live independently in the home and those with dementia.  She has been with Chichester Careline since 1991 and leads on working with charities and other oganisations to offer peace of mind, for the client.  She also represents Chichester Careline on the Chichester Dementia Alliance Forum. 

Dave Jewer

Lead Telecare Officer

Dave has over 30 years experience in the Telecare industry, he has previously worked with Tunstall, one of the leading telecare suppliers within the UK.  Dave installs and maintains alarm equipment as well as sourcing new equipment from around the world.  He also presents and promotes the service to public meetings and is an executive member of the UK telecare service association. 

Provided by Chichester District Council