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NAME : Kaylea Bowker                                                                                              

CURRENT JOB : Sessional worker/volunteer (learning disabilities group)

YEARS WORKING IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE :
  4

HOW DID YOU GET TO WHERE YOU ARE NOW ?
I started as a volunteer with the Tuesday group. I then got a role as a sessional worker which led to me helping occasionally with fund raising and PQASSO work.

WHAT HAVE BEEN YOUR BIGGEST CHALLENGES?  Learning to deal with challenging behaviour effectively

WHAT HAVE BEEN YOUR INSPIRATIONS? My amazing group who never fail to make me smile.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO SOMEONE LOOKING TO PROGRESS THEIR CAREER IN CARE?
I think Voluntary opportunities are a great way for a person to see if care work is right for them.





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