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Personal care helps to maintain a person's dignity, health and wellbeing. This could involve assisting with bathing, washing or
Not all roles require you to support with personal care. You'll be enabling people to live their life to the fullest. This could be supporting with cooking, money, shopping etc.
Having a driving licence and access to a car means you can work in a variety of different roles across social care. This can enable the people you are supporting to remain a part of their community and live an independent and full life.
Not all social care roles require you to drive. There are lots of different opportunities to work from a single base in care homes, day services and supported living.
Within social care you’ll receive a standard induction, the Care Certificate and on going mandatory training. This will provide you with the skills and confidence to do your role safely.
There are lots of opportunities to access further qualifications if you want to, through diplomas, apprenticeships and further education, opening doors to progress your career in social care. This could include registered roles such as Nursing, Social Worker and Occupational Therapist.
Everyday is different! You could be working with a wide range of individuals in different environments. You will be supporting people with all aspects of their life from living independently at home to being part of their local community.
Some roles have a daily routine and you will be working with the same individuals every day. You will build strong relationships, having a positive impact on their lives, as well as yours.
If you have any questions about careers in care and health in Devon, please email email@example.com
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