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Proud to Care in North Somerset

Could you be one of those special people in North Somerset, making a real difference to the lives of people you support?

There are a wealth of rewarding career choices in the health and social care sector, whatever your skills and experience. Care and support workers provides support to adults of all ages. This includes people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, dementia and mental health. You’ll be supporting people to remain independent their own homes, live in residential or nursing care homes and be part of their community.

Work can include personal care, assisting with domestic jobs in the home, getting people involved in activities, helping people access services in their community or liaising with a care home resident’s family. There are also roles within care homes such as nurses, healthcare assistants, support workers, domestic assistance.

You need to be able to listen, empathise and communicate well, be patient, flexible and resilient. Employers provide essential training and offer support to help you gain recognised qualifications. The qualifications are work based and recognised by all employers within health and social care.

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