Tamara Jade Scott - Carer

Tamara Jade Scott - Carer

Provide a brief description of your business.

Providing personal care and preparing meals.

Describe your career pathway after leaving school.

I tried working in the hospitality sector, however it wasn't for me. I then went to work in the care sector.

What school subjects would be helpful for your job role?

  • English
  • Maths

What is your favourite thing about the work that you do?

Getting to know each of the clients and hearing their stories.

Why did you want to work in this industry?

Because I care and cater for my mum.

What does a typical day in your role involve?

  • Providing personal care
  • Preparing meals
  • Getting the clients up and dressed
  • Helping clients with their medication

What skills are required to do your job?

  • Good communication
  • Good teamwork

What is your advice to young people who are considering working in this sector?

  • Have respect
  • Have empathy
  • Have good communication
  • Have good teamwork
  • Have good timekeeping

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