Employee Spotlight | Kitchen Assistant, Allt Y Mynydd Nursing Home

Employee Spotlight: Hayley -Kitchen Assistant at Allt Y Mynydd

At Ashberry Healthcare, we take pride in our team members who embody loyalty, dedication, and a genuine commitment to our residents’ well-being. Today, we shine the spotlight on Hayley, a kitchen assistant at our Allt Y Mynydd Nursing Home in Wales.

Years of Devotion:

Hayley’s journey with Ashberry Healthcare began at the age of 15, and now at 33, she remains an integral part of our team. Her unwavering loyalty is evident as she has witnessed the transformations within the house over the years, embracing change while staying true to her ways.

Building Bonds:

Hayley’s compassion extends beyond her duties in the kitchen. She has formed deep connections with residents, past and present, by taking the time to understand their stories and sharing snippets of her own life. For her, it’s not just about serving meals but about fostering meaningful relationships.

A Day in the Life:

Hayley’s days are dynamic, from preparing breakfast trolleys to handling food deliveries and ensuring the kitchen runs smoothly. Despite the challenges, she approaches her tasks with diligence, ending the day with a sense of accomplishment.

Life Beyond Work:

Outside work, Hayley cherishes moments with her daughter, exploring the picturesque Welsh countryside. Despite facing personal challenges, such as managing epilepsy, she remains resilient, relying on support systems to navigate life’s hurdles. Living with epilepsy means navigating unpredictability, as seizures can occur without warning. For Hayley, this meant adjusting her lifestyle and accepting limitations, such as the inability to drive. However, she refuses to let it define her or deter her from her responsibilities at work.

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Culinary Delights:

Hayley’s passion for Welsh traditions shines through in her menu creations, from comforting cawls to delightful Welsh cakes. She takes pride in crafting meals that not only nourish but also evoke fond memories and cultural appreciation among residents.

A Home Away from Home:

What sets Allt Y Mynydd apart for Hayley is the sense of family. With relatives and loved ones scattered across various roles within the facility, she describes it as more than just a workplace—it’s a cherished part of her life’s journey.

Words of Wisdom:

To those considering a career in this industry, Hayley offers encouragement. She believes in the positivity and fulfilment that come from making a difference in residents’ lives.  Her advice is to; take the leap, embrace the friendly atmosphere, and discover the joy of working in care.

Hayley’s story embodies the spirit of Ashberry Healthcare—dedication, compassion, and a commitment to excellence. We’re proud to have her as part of our team, shaping the lives of our residents with warmth and sincerity. Visit our careers page on our website if you think you’d like to pursue a career with Ashberry.

Published On: 22 March 2024 | By |