What do you do?

My role is as a service manager for our Stirling team in Forth Valley. Day-to-day, I:

  • ensure people supported receive the best quality of care.
  • support and manage staff to deliver high quality support.
  • tackle isolation and loneliness by developing different groups and activities for people supported.
  • grow the Stirling service, progress staff, and help people achieve their hopes and dreams for tomorrow.

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 What do you like most about your job?

I truly feel humble, grateful and happy to have been a part of so many people’s lives. I enjoy being able to see people live a life of their choosing and be the person they always wanted to be - despite of the challenges they may face. I have also been blessed with a brilliant, creative and supportive team who I work alongside.

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 What surprised you about working here?

Gosh there have been many surprises along the way. However, I never anticipated when I first set out on this journey that I could be so immersed in my role. Not only do you want the very best for the people we support, but also for the whole organisation. We share our success; we all share the same ethos and values. It's a good feeling, a sense of belonging!

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What would you say to someone considering a career in Carr Gomm?

I would never work anywhere else! I feel the organisation has such a lovely, welcoming, family orientated vibe, and if you want to develop further, opportunities are there, people listen.

 

To find out more about the responsibilities of the role, read the job description. You can also see our current vacancies.