Carer spotlight: Jessica Thompson

Jessica Thompson - AbacareCarer: Jessica Thompson

Specialism: Jessica joined us in 2018. She is responsible for spot checks, medication checks, carrying out risk assessments, supervisions and appraisals and assisting with rostering of staff.

Branch: Ystradgynlais

Time in the industry: Twenty-seven-year-old Jessica, who lives in Ystalyfera, said: “I am thrilled to be a part of the Abacare team. It has been great getting to know everyone. They are all extremely helpful and friendly and have made me feel very welcome.

“Joining a company that is committed to promoting from within and helping to advance its employees’ careers was a real attraction to me. I hope to work in the industry for many more years to come.”

Jessica has been employed in the care industry for more than eight years. She previously worked with the elderly and those with mental health, learning disabilities, autism and brain injuries.

In her spare time, she enjoys going on days out with her son and spending time with friends.