The other side of care work

If you have the right values and are keen to learn, there are so many career opportunities across care and health.

A job worth doing

Whether it’s friends, family, loved ones or passions like gardening or football, we all care about something.

Meet Laura, she’s 89 years and has been a caring daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. Now she needs care herself. Could you care for Laura and support her to live independently?

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Searching for a job

There’s huge demand for high quality care and health workers, with more people seeking assistance than ever before.

You don’t necessarily need any qualifications or previous work experience to get a job in care and health. What’s really important is your values and attitude towards working with people who need care and support.

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Find a role that suits you

There are hundreds of different jobs in care and health, depending on what you want to do, who you want to work with and where you want to work.

Many jobs have opportunities to develop and progress and, in a sector that’s constantly changing, there’ll always be new and exciting roles.

Read more about the different roles you could do.

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Jordan - apprentice support worker

Training and education

If you’re new to care and health your employer will support you with on-the-job training. This means you can earn while you learn and, on completion of an induction programme, receive a Care Certificate.

If you already work in care and health, there are a range of courses to help you take the next step in your career.

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