Why did you join St Monica Trust?
I moved to Bristol for family reasons and wanted to stay in nursing.
What do you get up to on a typical day?
Helping clients in all ways and making them smile.
What is the best or most rewarding thing about your role?
Everything. But mostly putting a smile on residents’ faces.
What challenges have you faced and how have you overcome them?
There are many challenges, but working with a good team helps. We support each other.
What's it really like to work here?
Lovely. I am very lucky. I have worked at St Monica Trust for nearly 10 years.
Tell us about the training and development...
Training is always at hand. It shows me new skills and keeps me up to speed.
What's been your biggest achievement?
I am really happy in my job and would not work anywhere else. My biggest achievement was winning the Rose Award for Going the Extra Mile in 2014.
What do you think makes someone successful at St Monica Trust?
Someone who can watch, listen and learn from other staff.
What would you say to someone thinking of applying?
Go and do it, you won’t regret it.