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In adult social care, no two days are the same. But don't take our word for it - take a look at what people who work in social care have to say, and find out if it could be right for you by taking our quiz..
From care worker to activities worker, there are many ways to make a difference. Take a look at some roles available and see which could be right for you.
The right skills and values are all you need to start working in adult social care, but if you want to build your skills into a career, social care offers many ways to do so.
If you're a kind, compassionate person who'd like to make a difference to people's lives, then social care could be the right career for you.
A career in adult social care can not only make a difference to those you support, but also to your own life. Harry chose social care because he enjoys seeing people happy. He learns as much from those he supports as they learn from him.
Hear how Blesson progressed in his career, starting as a care worker and using his experience to further his training and work his way up to become a Registered Manager.
You don’t necessarily need previous experience to work in adult social care, but you do need the right values. Averil shares how her team at Grove Residential make a difference every day through patience, commitment, and compassion.
Hear from the team at Albany House, a residential care home, on why they look forward to coming to work and the importance of team work.
Watch Trish, a Support Worker in residential care, talk about how she got into social care, and hear from James, who she supports in his home.
Hear from Bev, who started as a Support Worker and has progressed in her career to be a Deputy Operations Director now.
Hear from Dee, a Senior Care Giver in residential care, on how working in social care gives her the flexibility to balance her job and a busy home life.
Marita is a Home Care Worker – hear about the variety of things she does day-to-day to support her clients in their own homes.
Hear from Simon, who used to work in the building industry and is now a Support Worker, on the flexibility of working in social care.
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