Considering a career in home care?

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Looking for a career change, returning to work, or starting your working life? There are many opportunities for career development in social care.

If you want to make a difference, somewhere in your community there's a job that you can do to help others. You don't need any previous qualifications or experience, as you will be supported in the workplace.

If you have the motivation and desire many of our providers will support your progression to roles such as:

  • Senior Care Workers;

  • Team Leaders;

  • Coordinators; or

  • Managers.

Becoming a support worker can also be a stepping stone to other careers in Health and Social Care such as:

  • Physiotherapist;

  • Occupational Therapist;

  • Social Worker; or

  • Nurse.

Different providers will have different pathways and opportunities to support you and are keen to talk to you about how they can help you start your career in Health and Social Care and start your career in making a difference in peoples' lives.

For more information on starting your career, visit Skills for Care


An apprenticeship is another way to get into social care. You can get hands on experience, a salary and the opportunity to gain qualifications while you work.

Anyone living in England, over 16 years of age and not in full time education can apply for an apprenticeship.

If you are thinking of becoming an apprentice, visit Skills for Care