My job

‘I love to see residents happy and content, and their relatives reassured’

Julie Newman, manager of Ivybank House care home, Falkirk, reflects on her career to date
Julie_Newman

Julie Newman, manager of Ivybank House care home, Falkirk, reflects on her career to date

What are your main responsibilities?

It is my job to maintain a high standard of care for our residents through effective management of the home. I also promote the home to all interested clientele, and maintain professionalism to uphold the principles and philosophies of the company.

I select and recruit staff for all disciplines in the home. Communication is important, and I ensure that I am always effectively communicating with staff in matters relating to the clients and the home. I also contribute to, and promote, a warm, friendly and homely environment.

Why did you become a nurse?

From a young age I wanted to become a nurse. I am happiest looking after people and helping them.

When I left

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