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Whilst a big majority of adult social care involves hands on work, there are many roles that continue in the back ground. These roles could include care managers, care quality roles, HR roles, administrators and more.

Ambitious Angie is a fantastic ambassador for care careers! She started as a Care and Support Worker and developed her career. She is now a quality improvement manager.

To find out how you could get your career kick started head to Angie’s page.angie in office

Day Centres

Working in a day centre you will support adults with learning disabilities to develop new skills and socialise with other people.  You’ll help ensure that people with learning disabilities get the best out of life and live as independently as possible.

Working in day centres, you may also provide older people with both practical assistance and a chance to socialise, with support from trained staff and volunteers.

Bobby can explain first-hand what it is like to work in day centres! 

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Here, Bobby works with a service user in the sensory room, demonstrating the easy use of the technology available to people with learning disabilities and physical disabilities. The touch pads control the lights in the room creating an amazing stimulant for anyone!


Adult social care responds to a wide range of needs – from a young adult with a learning disability who needs assistance with daily tasks to an elderly person with dementia who needs emotional support as well as personal care.

Working in adult social care can create a varied work life style. There are many different environments and type of adult social care available to those who need it.

Adult social care is spread across many different areas:

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About Make Care Matter

Our aim is to make care matter, supporting people in North Yorkshire to live longer, healthier, more independent lives. If you’re looking for a career which is more than just a job then adult social care is for you. You can find out more about working for us and apply for current vacancies here.

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