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Really Bad Situation (Again)
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tallguywrites
I've had to leave this latest job already. Disaster. The main reason being that I'd been asked to do something quite impossible. When I was interviewed, the owner of the care home, led me to understand that I'd be taking a senior care worker's roll. A bit above what I've done before, I thought, but it would be OK, because there would be training in place, I was promised. Well there's been no training.

The care home is a lovely place and the staff and residents I found to be very nice. However, I gradually realised that the management were both uncaring and incompetent. The home currently lacks a manager, which meant that the senior care worker there, was having to act up in that position. This was one shock I didn't expect, but what was worse was the knowledge that the senior care worker in question, was due to leave in eight days, and somehow I was supposed to learn her job and then take over as acting manager. Something I was never told at the interview. I feel I was tricked into taking the job. I've no experience in management and really haven't a clue about such things as ordering medication, or writing shift rotas, and suchlike. Every day I was there I felt more and more anxious about the situation. I knew I was totally out of my depth and would not be able to do the job once current senor care worker had left.

So what do I do now? I've no job, no money, and I'm extremely fearful about my future.