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Hear from our care and support workers

There has never been a better time to consider a career in care

Helping people live independently and with dignity is an important and fulfilling profession. Opportunities in the care sector are as diverse as the people you’ll be helping and the opportunities to build your skills, knowledge and experience are endless.

Our care and support workers are the best people to tell you about how rewarding a career in care can be. Take a look at their stories below:

Reda – Reablement Worker

After initially training to be an Accountant, Reda undertook some volunteering in a hospital in London and really enjoyed his time caring for the patients. After relocating to Harrogate Reda decided to give a career in care a go and hasn’t looked back since. Watch his full story below:

Holly – Registered Care Manager

Holly began her career in care straight after school at 18. Ten years later, she is now a Registered Care Manager of a care facility. Holly’s career journey really highlights the opportunities to progress within the care sector, whilst still having time to have that all important work-live balance. Listen to why Holly enjoys what she does in the video below:

Bobby – Learning Disability Worker

A Builder by trade, Bobby had never really thought about a career in care. It wasn’t until his wife encouraged him to help out at a local charity as a chaperone that he realised how much he enjoyed helping and supporting others. Now a Learning Disability Worker, Bobby’s building days are behind him and he couldn’t be happier with his new career path. Listen to Bobby’s full story below:

Angie – Quality Improvement Manager

Angie has always been passionate about care and ambitious to progress in her career. Juggling a busy family life with two children Angie still manages to find the time to do a great job. Motivated by making a real difference Angie has worked her way up the career ladder, completing various training and professional development. Here’s what she has to say about her career in care:

Liam – Care Worker

Working in care was never really on Liam’s agenda; after leaving school and working across various sectors including catering and factor work, the last thing on Liam’s mind was becoming a Care Worker. After convincing himself to give it a go he was surprised how much he enjoyed it and at how good he was at the job! With something different waiting for him every day there is never a dull moment in his role. Watch the full video to find out more:

Jordan – Support Worker

Jordan wasn’t happy in his job in retain and knew he needed a change. After getting in touch with our Recruitment Hub he secured a job as a Support Worker and seems to be moving from strength to strength. Here’s what he has to say about his time in care so far:

 

All of these people have come from different backgrounds and walks of life, showing that there really is a place in care for everyone. There is a career waiting for you. Are you ready to make a difference?