Executive Director:                      

Penny Lundie is a Social Worker by Profession and has been the Director of Epworth over the last 16 years.

Administration& Public Relations Manager:

Roberta Ingrato has a diploma in Business Management and has been at Epworth 16 years.

Child Care Manager:                    

Joan Brauer has a certificate in Child & Youth Care and has been at Epworth for 28 years.

Therapy and Assessment Centre Manager: Robyn Hill is the Practice Manager at the Therapy and Assessment Centre. She is a senior social worker and has been at Epworth for 9 years. She has been in her current position for nearly 2 years


Senior Social Worker and Program Coordinator:

Caleb Cheza is the Senior Social worker at Epworth and has managed the program for 2 years.

Financial Manager: Maureen Prentice has her National Diploma in Accounting & Registered Tax Practitioner her experiences allows in Company Accountants and Office Manager various Company she has been working at Epworth for 10 years.


Middle Management


Childcare Co-ordinator:      

Alice Madolo – 15 year’s service


Therapy Co-ordinator:

Caroline Matona – 15 year’s service


Community Co-ordinator: 

Ingrid Mkwanazi – 23 year’s service




Vacant Post



Simon Radebe – 37 year’s service at Epworth as the driver


General Organiser

Maggie Claassens – 20 year’s service




Joan Lundie – 15 year’s service

Elizabeth Mashiloane – 7 year’s service

Joyce Shembe – 23 years

Obed Chonco our Chef  – 5 years service

Maureen Magotsi –  years service






Ian Naude – 4 year’s service

Bernard Rerani – 14 year’s service

Dumisani Shaba – 7 year’s service

Ezrom Malapane – 12 year’s service

Raymond Rerani – 7 year’s service


Child Care


Jacobite Shabangu – 17 year’s service

Jeffrey Ramunyandi – 10 year’s service

Josephine Mofokeng -14 years service

Tamara Makita -10 year’s service

Tryphina Mampholo – 11 year’s service

Day Shift:

Lucy Malapane – 7 year’s service

Stella Papo – 9 year’s service

Zinhle Kubheka – 8 year’s service

Feziwe Mazwi – 2 year’s service


Night Shift:

Margaret Mathye – 8 year’s service

Zanele Mhlanga – 5 year’s service

Tapiwe Gwande – 2 year’s service

Lucia Mazibuko – 6 year’s service






Therapy & Assessment Centre


H.O.D Therapy:

Elmarie Moss Dormehl

BA Psychology (2003); PGCE (2004); BEd(Hons) in Learningsupport 2005; BEd (Hons) Educational Psychology (2006); MEd Educational Psychology (2010).  She has been with Epworth for the past eight years in the capacity as Intern Educational Psychologist, Registered Counsellor (post Intern) and then in the capacity of Therapy and Assessment Centre Manager for the past 7 years. She has been in Private Practice as a Registered Counsellor for 9 years and as an Educational Psychologist for 7 years.

Interns Psychologists 2017:

Khanyisile Bujela

Amy Christie

Melissa Bester

Victoria Ntanzi

Busisiwe Mhlungu



Auxiliary Worker   

Desree Nku – 6 year’s service

Private Practice – Therapists

Candace Janks – Counselling psychologist – 2 years service

Hante – Educational psychologist

Consulting Therapists

Supervision of Intern Students

Dr Gerhard Schwar _ Counselling psychologist  (14 years involvement)

Liezel Angelova – Counselling psychologist (3 years involvement

Tania Holtz – Educational psychologist. ( 12 years )Supervision of Intern Students.


Lynette Roux – Clinical Psychologist. Supervision of staff and therapy program at Epworth Children’s Village


Occupational Therapy Centre


H.O.D Full Time Therapist:                         

Vacant post


OT Support Services                                    

Vacant Post


Resource Centre


Resource Centre Coordinator:                   

Julie Blackburn  – She worked as volunteer in the homework space from April 1993 till 2009 then she became the permanent staff at the Resource Centre and has been with us ever since