There is a huge range of opportunities available in adult health and social care. Whether you’re new to the role, coming back to work in health and social care, or want a career change, there will be a role to suit you.
This includes roles where you are working directly with people who need care and support such as:
- Care Worker
- Reablement/Rehabilitation Worker
- Shared Lives Carer.
Demand for management skills is increasing and opportunities to progress are good. There are also opportunities to ensure the quality-of-care services and in delivery of training and assessment services. Roles involved in supervising or managing direct care delivery include:
- Team Leader
- Registered Care Home Manager.
Regulated professional roles
These roles mean you must be registered with a regulated body to practice and frequently require a degree or diploma for example:
- Social Worker
- Occupational Therapist
- Complimentary Therapist.
There are great opportunities in the sector for those with experience in:
- Human Resources
- Domestic support
- Day care provision.
You can read more about all of these roles at Skills for Care(external link).