Tell us about you?
I’m originally from the South of England and moved to Cardiff a few years ago for family reasons. I have spent most of my career working with homeless people after a few years working in education. I love living in Cardiff, even on the rainy days.
Why a career in housing?
I believe that a good home is the foundation for a settled life and something that everyone deserves.
What were your first impressions / what have you learned since starting at CanDo Lettings?
I enjoy working with the team who treat everyone with respect and always take time out to help. Working here has helped me understand the importance of innovating in an increasingly challenging sector. You can’t stand still!
What advice would you give someone looking to get into a housing career?
Don’t be afraid to ask for help! Being effective in the housing sector requires knowledge of benefits, housing legislation, building regulations, legal procedures and much more. Things are constantly changing so staying on top of everything can seem daunting. This is why it’s so important to have a good team to rely on.
What’s your favourite bit of your job?
Helping people to work towards independence and their own goals. Nothing compares.