Balhousie Care Group has appointed its youngest ever care home manager to its Ruthven Towers home in Auchterarder.
Jozi Stables, 26, who heads up 36 full-time and part-time staff, was formerly assistant care home manager. She joined the home in June 2015 after working in learning and development at Balhousie Care Group’s head office in Perth.
Jozi began working in the care home sector at age 14 as a part-time dishwasher. She was a recent finalist in the Scottish Care Awards for a training and development programme between Balhousie and the Prince’s Trust Scotland. Balhousie, with 25 care homes across the north east of Scotland, joined forces with the Trust earlier this year to offer young people the opportunity to train for a career in the care sector.
Jozi said: “I knew from an early age that I wanted to work in the care sector, ever since starting in a care home part time as a teenager. Having worked in learning and development and now managing my own care home, I’m delighted to be in a position to help raise awareness about working in the care home sector.”