A career in adult social care is a great choice if you like talking to people, helping others and are looking for a job where you can see the impact that you’re having every day.
Working in adult social care might be for you if you are...
A young person - looking for your first job and interested in career progression, varied work and a company with strong social values
A career changer – who has previously worked in another sector like customer service, retail or hospitality and would like a job that uses your people skills and other transferable skills
A parent, carer or student – who needs the flexibility and part-time hours to fit around other commitments
A retiree – looking for a job to keep active and that involves interacting with people.
What makes a good care worker?
Care workers need to be able to treat others with compassion, listen to their needs, and understand their emotions.
You’ll also need a good standard of English, numeracy and digital skills, attention to detail and be able to work as part of a team. Typical skills we're looking for include:
Sensitivity and understanding
A desire to help people
The ability to work well with others
Patience and the ability to stay calm in stressful situations
Attention to detail and care in your work
Customer service skills
Excellent verbal communication skills
Ability to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device
How to Apply
Care worker jobs are available now across Stockport
Ready to get started? Care for others. Make a difference.
It’s a simple and quick process to start a career in adult social care in Stockport. Click on the 'Jobs' tab, fill in the online form and attach your CV. We’ll contact you to explain more about the roles and opportunities available in your area.
No CV? No problem. Drop us an email we’ll do the rest.