Meet the team
We are delighted to introduce you to our team, who manage our services on a day to day basis and are committed to providing the highest standard of care.
Our centre managers are supported in their roles by our senior management team.
Group Chief Executive
Natalya was appointed as the Group Chief Executive of the Orchard Care Group in December 2022.
Natalya has extensive experience in the health and social care sector with over 18 years in Avista, one of the largest voluntary disability providers, where she held a number of senior roles including Director of Human Resources, and more recently Chief Executive Officer.
Natalya has a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from Trinity College Dublin and an MBS from the Smurfit Business School.
Director of Services
Paul Lonican joined Gateway Community Care in 2015 and has had a central role in the development of our disability service. Paul has an in-depth knowledge of health & social care field and has work in this area at all levels, he has over ten years’ experience in management with seven spent working in the disability field. Paul has a BA in Applied Social Studies and other professional training which is specific to the Disability Sector where he is also qualified to deliver Studio 3 (Managing Behaviour of Concern).
Regional Director of Operations
Gerry is Regional Director of Operations at Gateway Community Care, with over 25 years management experience working in the healthcare and social care sector. Gerry is a Registered General Nurse , with an MSc in Disability Studies from Trinity College Dublin and a Diploma in Healthcare Management from the Institute of Public Administration. Gerry is also Chair of the Board of Management of a Special School.
Amy de Salvo
Behaviour Therapist (BCBA)
Amy de Salvo is a Behaviour Therapist with Gateway Community Care. Amy joined our team in September 2022. Amy has a BSc. In Psychology from Maynooth University and a MSc. in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Queens University Belfast. Amy is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst who has over eight years of experience across a variety of settings
Join our team
Our work is powered by the empathy, effort, and expertise of our staff team. We aim to recruit, retain and develop highly qualified, experienced and dedicated employees. To support this, we operate an accredited stress-management programme – which benefits our team members and those they care for. Check out our vacancies here by clicking the button below.