Johnny Beggache - Recovery Lighthouse & Primrose Lodge - CQC Registered Manager
Johnny Beggache
CQC Registered Manager at Recovery Lighthouse and Primrose Lodge
Johnny joined UKAT as a support worker at Primrose Lodge in the summer of 2015. He has a passion for helping those with alcohol and substance misuse and has experience working with several other organisations such as local councils, churches and support agencies.

Johnny’s a university graduate from the Organisation and Management course at the Institut National of Commerce, Algiers University and has a First Class Honours Degree in Mathematics (BSC in Mathematics from the London Metropolitan University) which he achieved whilst in recovery. His NVQ 3 and his NVQ 5 (QCF Management in Adult Social Care) are from City and Guilds.

His work experience includes years in the Catering and Hospitality field, leadership positions in the Landscaping and Gardening field, as well as volunteer positions in Homeless Action in Barnet. His journey changed because Johnny suffered from addiction. He’s been sober for over 12 years and is now working to help those who are just starting their journey discover the right path to long-term recovery.

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Tracey Parker - Registered Manager at Recovery Lighthouse
Tracey Parker
Registered Manager
Tracey’s Career in social care began in 2007 when she worked as a health care assistant for a local residential home that gained an outstanding rating from CQC. Tracey studied for a management qualifications at Chichester University and held her first management post in 2010. Tracey initially worked for a large charitable organisation in Arundel where she undertook further qualifications in management as well as being a manual handling trainer and an NVQ assessor.
Tracey then moved to a large organisation in Worthing in 2012 where she ran day centre services for a number of different client groups including , elderly isolated, mental health, learning disabilities and minority groups. Within this organisation Tracey set up a business development team who's main objective was to identify services and support that was required within the local community and apply to the relevant bodies for funding. Tracey was then part of the set up of these services. Tracey went on to be be the first non registered nurse to run a nursing home for them in the area. Tracey then moved to the private sector and was part of the opening of a large nursing home in Brighton that ran on a completely different model and also became an award winning home. Most recently and during the Covid-19 pandemic Tracey ran a large nursing home which also had a day centre and secure unit where she looked after residents who had a variety of complex needs. Tracey came to UKAT in May 2022 and is looking forward to running of Recovery Lighthouse and transferring her management and social care skills to a different client group.
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Sarah Wiggins - Administrator
Sarah Wiggins
Administrator
Sarah is an administrator with plenty of knowledge of assisting in the smooth running of office based environments. Sarah worked as a dedicated Slimming World Consultant for nine years, and prior to that worked at Samaritans in Liverpool. Sarah has the empathy and understanding of individuals going through rehabilitation.
Sarah was born and raised on the Wirral and moved to West Sussex six years ago. She has varied interests such as walking her dogs, live concerts reading, badminton and holidays.
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Pedro Carolo - Counsellor
Pedro Carolo
Counsellor
Pedro is an integrative counsellor with a professional background in cognitive behavioural therapies. He is from Portugal where he was born and raised, a pioneer country in its social, political, individual and collective approach to drug addiction. After studying Psychology and doing an internship in a hospital in Portugal he decided to follow his dream of studying abroad and taking a master’s degree in the UK.
Pedro quickly realized that he had to work with people and that he could use his transferable skills to help others therefore he started working as a support worker in the field of mental health in London while he was enrolling in counselling courses and quickly progressed to becoming a counsellor. Pedro has personal experience with addiction and mental health and firmly believes in the power of recovery and in the potential within people to achieve a more fulfilling life. His interests are varied, such as cinema, series, music, art, gaming, chess, literature, volleyball, animals, nature and Buddhism.
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Mark Alderson - Reovery Lighthouse - Counsellor
Mark Alderson
Counsellor

Mark is a person-centred counsellor who is passionate about supporting those most in need. He has previously worked as a counsellor for a homeless charity, and prior to this worked for a number of years in the field of behaviour change.

Mark has considerable experience of supporting vulnerable individuals from all walks of life, and firmly believes that we each have the potential within us to lead fulfilling and meaningful lives.

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Debbie Tong - Reovery Lighthouse - Counsellor
Debbie Tong
Counsellor

Debbie has been working as a Counsellor in the substance misuse field for over 2 years having previously worked with teenagers aged 16-19 in an educational setting. While working with clients to start their journey in recovery, at another rehabilitation centre, Debbie realised that this was the field that she wanted to pursue as a career by supporting others to grow and change.

“I have a personal interest in recovery and have a detailed understanding of how addiction can impact others. I have a passion to help others to have a chance to start again and live a fulfilling life”.

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Chris Rudrum - Reovery Lighthouse - Chef
Chris Rudrum
Chef

Chris has over 35 years experience in catering. He started his career with a passion for cooking and travelling which took him to the National Sea Training College, after acquiring the relevant qualifications he went into the British Merchant Navy at Sea with BP Shipping and several cruise line companies such as Princess Cruises. He also has much experience working in hotels and restaurants across London and Brighton as well as in the care sector.

Chris is a fellow member of the Cookery and Food Associations and the Craft Guild of Chefs, he has City and Guilds professional cookery qualifications, Level 3 Food Safety and Hygiene for Supervisor, HACCP training, food allergy awareness and an introduction to emotional intelligence. Chris understands that food is a personal thing to each individual and a keenness for creating well presented, nutritional and tasty food that satisfies each client.

Chris has learnt through life experience, training and meeting people from different walks of life that everyone is unique and individual, and needs to be treated with respect and kindness which is reflected by working at Recovery Lighthouse.

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