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Mairi Carling - Senior Business Manager

Mairi Carling

Senior Business Manager

I’m Mairi Carling, Senior Business Manager for our community business at the Scottish Nursing Guild.

I am a dual-qualified nurse in adult and children’s nursing and specialised in paediatric ITU for the latter part of my nursing career.

I began working as a field nurse with SNG in 2001, working with both adults and children in various specialities, before taking on a community role.

In 2013, I became Case Manager and our community business evolved over the years. I have thoroughly enjoyed being part of our growing community division.

Our work is diverse. We provide care for people of all ages and conditions, no matter how complex their needs are. It is also extremely rewarding as we make a real difference to people’s lives. Our team are dedicated to providing our clients with a professional, reliable and compassionate service so they can remain at home or in the community.

Questions and answers

What do you enjoy most about working for the Guild?

The diversity, you never know what can come in, it's never dull! Making a difference to people’s lives by providing them with the care they need and deserve. The people I work with and the people I meet in my role.

What makes the Guild stand out compared to other agencies?

Professionalism; reliability; compassion; correct placement of suitably skilled workers; high fill rate; providing care “when no one else can”

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?

Strive for excellence

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