A GP of 15 years in his home country of India, Monish made the transition in to working in disability when he moved to Australia.
It’s a career path that continues to bring a smile to his face every day.
Monish says that he was driven by a desire to help people.
“Disability as a career path really suits me. I like to help people, and be there for them and support them to achieve their goals,” Monish explains.
“I am passionate about helping people to improve their lives.”
Monish says that he was attracted to work at Cara because his values aligned with Cara’s as organisation.
“When I was first looking to join Cara, the people that I met were so focused on the customer and their needs first and foremost. Cara’s values and goals aligned really well with mine.”
Monish said that he would encourage anyone to consider a job in disability at Cara.
“There is always an opportunity to grow your skills and training, it is a really supportive atmosphere at Cara.”
Initially working as a Support Worker, Monish is now a Quality Service Leader, working alongside customers in Supported Independent Living in Adelaide’s north-eastern suburbs.
“Training new staff is something that I really enjoy. I love helping them to understand our customers and instilling a good culture in the service.”
When asked what he loves about his work, Monish laughs, before exclaiming “Everything!”
“Making a difference in someone’s life is something that makes me very happy.”