True Stories: Julita Harris – From Carer to Transitional Accommodation Supervisor

Julita-HarrisI have been a carer for 23 years. My first experience came about when I started nursing with the aged and frail at Fairfield Nursing Home, at the age of 20. I stayed there for 15 wonderful years, until I decided to apply for a position to provide care to clients living in their own homes. I have had the opportunity to care for clients with various disabilities over the last 8 years.

I have worked for ParaQuad NSW for the past 4 years now. This time has been of great importance to me. I have gained an enormous amount of experience, understanding and education in this field of work. Initially I was a carer and then I was given the opportunity to become an onsite trainer.

Through my role I was able to provide training for new carers in their client homes. I also assist with the training of new carers at our Quality Personal Care Workshops. I have completed my Certificate IV in Disability, attended Cultural Awareness training and completed a course in OH & S Consultation.

I currently have a new role at ParaQuad NSW as a Transitional Accommodation Supervisor. This has been a great opportunity for me to gain experience and knowledge in the accommodation side of ParaQuad. I love my job!

Julita Harris

Transitional Accommodation Supervisor

ParaQuad NSW

 

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