Gillian loves her job, so we asked her to tell us more about it -
I work at Summerseat Garden centre. I have worked there for 12 years, working 4 hours per week.*
I love going to work because it allows me to meet different people, staff and customers. It helps me to plan my time due to having a work routine. I enjoy helping customers when they need assistance.
The staff are brilliant with me and very supportive. It also pays me a little extra money each week which helps with my social activities.
Gillian also helped us at a event in February 2020, where interviewees chatted to her to write a care plan as part of their assessment.
*Like many others, Gillian was furloughed during 2020, although she intends to return to work as soon as possible. 2020 also marks 13 years since she began her role; a milestone to be celebrated!
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