On average, you can expect to earn £10.70 to £11.00 an hour, depending on the employer. You can work full time, part time, nights or weekends only.
There are a range of skills and values that are needed to work in care settings. These include:
Relevant experience is not essential as full training is provided. If you are caring and compassionate with good communication skills, a care assistant role could be for you.
Many people bring their own personal experience of caring, as well as transferable skills and life experience.
There are a range of free training courses to support you into employment and to progress your career in care. You can also enter the sector by the direct apprenticeship route.
You will complete an induction and opportunity to complete the Care Certificate. You can explore personal development through the Higher Development Award.
You can explore apprenticeships to develop your knowledge and understanding.
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