What Mair wants most out of her job is to ensure the people she works with can live life as best they can. Mair began her care journey as a support worker and has completed two qualifications while working. She now manages staff at a care home for disabled adults, making sure her tenants have the right care and support.
Question 1: What kind of person does it take to work in social care?
You’ve got to be a caring person, no one can teach you to care.
Question 2: Tell us the most important part of working in care.
Making sure the people have the best care and best life possible.
Question 3: What is the greatest misconception of working in care?
There’s a lot more to it than just providing personal care, we even go on holidays with them and support them in every way.
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