Claire is a Care Coordinator in a residential care home. Find out more about her journey into the care sector and why after 33 years she still loves what she does.
I began my career part time at 17 years old.
“I started working in care to earn extra income alongside another role. I was working 12 hours a week alongside a full-time role in another sector and quickly realised that care was where I wanted to be. 33 years later, I still love what I do.”
Claire has dedicated her career to care.
Claire has since progressed her career through a combination of direct experience and specialised training, completing a Level 3 in Health and Social Care. She is continuing her training and is currently working towards a Level 4 Adult Care Diploma.
She is now a Care Coordinator in a residential care home, a role that involves coordinating the delivery of care to the residents at the home. She line manages the Senior Care Workers and is also responsible for producing care plans and risk assessments.
There’s no career like it.
When it comes to the future Claire’s intentions are very clear:
“First and foremost, I want to continue giving the best possible care to the people I work with. I am also getting a huge amount of satisfaction from training the new people coming into care and passing on my knowledge and experience. It’s so rewarding to see the next generation of care workers starting on this amazing path and to be able to support them as they find their feet is brilliant. There’s no career like it.”
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