Consider a Career in Care

Consider a Career in Care

Are you’re passionate, caring and hard-working? Do you want a rewarding and secure job with excellent training and development opportunities? A career in care could be the right step forward for you to make a difference in your community.

Starting your Career in Care

Why not consider a career in care with Care UK. They’re looking for Care Assistants who can make a difference in their homes across the country.

You don’t need previous experience, just fantastic people skills and the ability to adapt and multi-task. They offer exceptional training and development programmes for all employees, to help you fulfil your potential.

What does a career in care involve?

Being a Care Assistant doesn’t just mean helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible while respecting their rights of choice, privacy and dignity. It means having fun and laughter with them and using your skills to help them deal with day-to-day difficulties like personal care and meal times.

It involves working as part of a team to identify their unique goals and implement personalised care plans. And, it means working flexibly to help them explore new interests, engage in activities and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment. Put simply, it means making a difference.

Meet Tia, from waitress to Care team leader in just six months!

I joined Care UK four years ago after looking for a change from my waitressing job. I started as a Care Assistant and was new to care. "


What you need for a career in care

Experience of caring for others would be useful, including looking after an elderly relative or friend. More important though is your kind-hearted nature, your belief in teamwork and your ability to use your initiative and imagination, follow instructions and prioritise a busy workload.

You’ll be comfortable talking to, and working with, people from different professions, you’re great at keeping records too. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

Benefits of a career in care

  • Opportunities to progress through our career paths into more senior and management roles
  • Earn whilst you learn and take on an apprenticeship
  • Quality bespoke training to develop your skills
  • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

Apply now for a career in care

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