The vision of the charity was what drew me in. To be able to make a difference to people’s lives really mattered to me. Along with that, I could fulfil my passion for science at the same time.
This year, I will be celebrating my 10th anniversary here. I cannot believe how that has happened. Suppose time goes fast when you’re having fun!
Since joining the organisation in 2010, I slowly worked my way through multiple roles which lead me to my current position as a clinical and processing supervisor.
Throwing themselves in and moulding themselves into the team. Trying to get involved with as much as they can. Not everything will be your cup of tea but you never know until you give it a go. There is so much to get involved with if you want to.
One thing I have loved learning is my understanding around mental health. Anthony Nolan have offered the chance for people to do a two-day mental health first aider course and I have to say it has not only helped at work with my colleagues but outside of work with friends and family.
Its brilliant, we have a great team and always have some social activities going on. I can’t say it’s been plain sailing 100% of the time. There have been highs and lows but I wouldn’t have had it any other way. This journey has made me who I am today and I’ve grown so much.
For me, it has to be the opportunity to take a sabbatical. What an amazing opportunity to offer members of staff – it just shows how much they value their people!