Known for her efficiency and reliability, Ramanpreet Mann’s Coordinator says she always goes above and beyond to help clients. The Indian-born mother of two says she’s never looked back since joining Pacific Homecare in 2013. Read more about our November Employee of the Month
Tell us a little bit about your background:
I was born and grew up in India. I was working as a nurse in a specialist hospital, part-time as an operation theatre assistant and part-time on the wards. I am a mother of 2 children and my husband is a lab technician.
We only came to New Zealand in 2012 and for the first year I did not work while settling in. I then came to Pacific Homecare in 2013 as my first job and I have never looked back.
What sorts of things do you do in your job?
As a Support Worker I assist our clients with a range of tasks including personal care, house hold work and meal preparation.
Tell us about a normal day in your job?
On a normal day I will complete a combination of the tasks mentioned depending on the client care plan.
Ramanpreet’s Coordinator says she is always efficient, reliable and always willing to take on relieving. Her service to clients is excellent and she always goes above and beyond to help them.
What training have you completed at Pacific Homecare?
First aid, Pacific Pathways, Level 2 NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing and Level 3 NZ Qualification in Health and Wellbeing Support Work
What do you like most about working at Pacific Homecare?
The best part of my job is the happy feeling I get when I see my clients happy. That feeling reassures me that I am doing my job well.
At the end of your working day, what do you like to do?
Go home and relax. I worship for 30 minutes then cook for my family.
QUICK FIRE QUESTIONS
Favourite type of music?
Punjabi and Bhangra
Carrots, peas and beans
What are you into right now?
What languages do you speak?
Punjabi, Hindi, English
What are your hobbies?
What’s your favourite childhood memory?
Always light-heartedly arguing with my father as to what I wanted to be when I grew up. Father wanted me to be a teacher, while I wanted to be a nurse.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
If you weren’t doing this job what would you be doing?
A theatre nurse