Whatever your skills, there is a career in care to suit you.
Care assistants can work in either residential settings or offer support in people’s homes. Duties include:
Support Workers are similar to Care Assistants but there is more focus on independent living.
They can either work in residential homes or may work for individuals in their own home. In addition to the role of the Care Assistant duties may include:
The role of Team Leader or Senior Care Assistant would include the duties of a care assistant but also hold some additional responsibilities such as:
The role of Deputy/Assistant Care Manager can be based either in a residential home or as a manager of a team of carers for a domiciliary care provider. Duties include:
Rota coordinators are responsible for ensuring a service is fully staffed at all times.
This involves putting together shift patterns for each member of staff and identifying any issues. Duties include:
These are just a few of the varied and interesting roles in care. All will help you develop transferable skills and are incredibly rewarding.
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