Our Team


Louise Geddes - Registered Manager

Louise is responsible for all QFC working Social Workers, Louise was a former Team Manager for another Fostering Agency since 2011.  She has been a qualified Social Worker since 1988 with over 10 years working experience in fostering.  Prior to this Louise worked with people who were deaf and for Essex Social Care in the Children with Disabilities Team; and for a private organisation, supporting children in schools.  In 2015 Louise completed her management diploma in Health and Social Care settings.   Louise is also a qualified Practice Educator. 

Charlotte Varouhakis Supervising Social Worker

Charlotte is a qualified Social Worker who gained a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Charlotte worked as a Family Support Worker in 2012 until her employment with London Borough of Waltham Forest. Charlotte worked in the Safeguarding team working alongside the Police to safeguard Children and Young People. Charlotte joined the QFC team in 2015.


Rachael Parker Supervising Social Worker

Registered Social Worker with experience of working for Essex in their fostering team for many years, prior to joining Quality Foster Care.  Rachael works part-time for the agency 4 days a week.

Charlotte Overett Supervising Social Worker

Qualified in 2014 as BA Hons Social Work – Registered Social Worker.  Her background was one of family support worker and then child protection long term team for LB Havering.  Her experience in fostering hails from doing a student placement in the LB Havering fostering team.  She worked with looked after children in the fostering team after this.   Charlotte has joined us recently and is settling in at present.


Alvina Gordon Administrator

Alvina previously worked for a performing arts college before joining the Agency in 2015


Lucinda Burgess Receptionist

Lucinda started with QFC in 2013 and works part- time for the agency in the role of Receptionist.