If you’ve got a caring personality it’s an ideal job for you. It’s also a job where you can be flexible with your hours
With more people needing support to live independently at home there is an increasing demand for people to provide the care they need.
If you want a career where you can progress, feel secure, and get an enormous sense of personal achievement from knowing you are helping other people, then community based adult social care could be for you.
A career in community based social care offers a variety of roles and can provide opportunities to work with a range of interesting people including older people, or people who may have a learning disability, physical disability or mental health issue. There are also plenty of chances for career progression.
Care work is essentially about providing personal and practical support to help people maintain their independence, dignity and control.