Julia - Reablement Occupational Therapist
Tell us a little bit about yourself – your work background, your interests…
I am an occupational therapist working in the Reablement Team (North & East Wiltshire). I really enjoy my job as it is about supporting people to be as independent as possible. I have been an OT for 10 years, having previously worked in libraries, both in public and academic sectorse and to get the most out of life.
I love bird watching, walking, silk painting, reading, cats (I know, doesn’t really fit with the birding one!) and I am a member of West Wilts Amnesty group
What makes you have a good day at work?
Meeting interesting people, great team vibe
What's the best thing about working at Wiltshire Council?
Having a supportive team culture – great colleagues
Is there anything you wished would come back into fashion?
I’d wear what I want, whether it’s in fashion or not
What's the most unusual thing you've ever eaten?
A cake I made myself which was actually edible
What three items would you take with you on a deserted island
Massive supply of 80% cocoa chocolate, crates of sauvignon blanc (to drink following government guidelines) and a large fridge
What's the most daring thing you've ever done
I can’t think of anything daring I have done…I think I would have to carry out a full risk assessment first
If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be
Chris Packham, David Sedaris, Armando Ianucci, Jo Brand
What would go into you room 101...
Lord of the Rings trilogy, Christmas decorations
Favourite TV programme
First record/CD ever bought
Money Honey by the Bay City Rollers (not a group I followed for long)
Do you have an unexpected talent/skill/party trick
I know all the words to La Marseillaise
What attracted you to Wiltshire Council?
Team culture, good training opportunities and lots of variety