Meet the team: Bess
This week, we were delighted to speak to our team leader, Bess, who tells us all about her day-to-day role at Huntington and Langham Estate.
What’s your name and job role at Huntington and Langham Estate?
My name is Bess Deane, and I’m a team leader.
How long have you worked here?
I’ve been working at Huntington and Langham Estate for 6 months now.
Can you tell us more about your day-to-day role as team leader?
As team leader, it’s my job to manage the staff and the day-to-day running of the floor. I also ensure all staff members are completing their tasks to the required standard, whilst delivering the best care and safety practices for all those who live with us.
What’s your favourite part of your job?
There are many aspects to my role that I love, but if I had to pick one, I’d say being able to share moments of laughter with the residents – their smiles never fail to light up the room!
What’s the most memorable experience you’ve had in your role?
I enjoy regular memorable experiences within my role by being able to get involved in activities, which often include trips out to the park, pub and garden centre visits, and days out shopping.
What makes Huntington and Langham Estate unique?
By far, the most unique aspect is the family feeling that’s created throughout the whole estate; we love placing value on friendships and connections.
What makes Huntington and Langham Estate a great place to work?
The friendly staff at the estate make it a really enjoyable place to work, and it’s a great feeling when we form relationships and connections with our lovely residents.
What’s the most interesting/funny experience you’ve had in your role?
I once had the unfortunate experience of dropping a whole tray of pre-made sandwiches after opening the fridge door, and it smashed everywhere. I wanted to laugh and cry all at the same time!
What’s the most rewarding part of your job?
It’s really rewarding to know that I’m making positive differences to the lives of our residents.
Who inspires you the most?
I would say that my mum definitely inspires me, as she’s always taking time to care for people.
How would you describe Huntington and Langham Estate in three words?
If I had to sum up the estate in three words, I’d say: family, friendly and fun.
At Huntington and Langham Estate, our care workers value the treasured relationships they create with our people. To find out more about the care we offer, please click here.