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Pathway to Care – Learning to Care

A career in social care offers long-term employment prospects, with opportunity for promotion and progression as well as job security.
9 week training package, compromising of upto of 7 nationally recognised, care industry endorsed qualifications, the ideal kickstart for a career in the care industry.

A Career in Health & Social Care

Pathway to Care
Adult social care is one of the few sectors where jobs are increasing, offering significant numbers of long-term career opportunities in the current job market.
 
  • There’s an estimated 1.49 million people working in social care, and by 2035 we’ll need to fill around 580,000 more jobs.
Somewhere in your community there’s a job that you can do to help others. If you like working with people, social care offers a worthwhile job that can turn into a rewarding, long-term career.

Accredited Qualifications

Starting your career

It doesn’t matter about your background or how old you are, if you want to help people there’s a social care job for you.
You don’t necessarily need any qualifications or previous work experience to get a job in social care, however an understanding of the industry and training can make you stand out.
What’s really important is your values and attitude towards working with people who need care and support.

What type of person do I need to be?

In social care you’ll be helping people to live more independently and have a better quality of life so it’s really important you have the right values.
 
Here are some of the values and behaviours you might need to work in social care. 
  • Treat people with dignity and respect
  • Good at working with others
  • Committed to quality care and improving lives
  • Willing to learn and develop at work
Here are examples of how these values might look in your everyday work.
  • You spend time listening to people to get to know them and their needs
  • You respect people’s right to make their own choices and decisions
  • You’re committed to working as part of a team
    You give people your full attention and help people when they need it most