Whether you are just about to leave school or you are looking to change your career, there are a number of very good reasons to become a carer. A genuine interest in the welfare of others can get you started on the social care ladder as a care assistant. The benefits are:

  • High job satisfaction
  • You’ll make a difference to other peoples lives
  • Every day is different
  • Its fun!
  • Flexible working hours
  • You can better yourself
  • Career progression
  • Meeting new people
  • Expert training

Average Salary: £20k - £30k

Related Study Programmes

Access to Science and Health

  • One Year

  • Level 3

  • Part-time

Access to Science and Health: View Course

Access to Social Care

  • One Year

  • Level 3

  • Part-time

Access to Social Care: View Course

BA (Hons) Applied Care Practice (Adult Support Needs) (Progression Route)

  • One Year

  • Level 6

  • Full-time

BA (Hons) Applied Care Practice (Adult Support Needs) (Progression Route): View Course

BA (Hons) Person-Centred Counselling

  • Three Years

  • Level 6

  • Full-time

BA (Hons) Person-Centred Counselling: View Course

Health and Social Care Level 3 (Care Cadet or Health Trainee)

  • 2 Years

  • Level 3

  • Full-time

Health and Social Care Level 3 (Care Cadet or Health Trainee): View Course

Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership & Management in Health, Social Care and Educational Organisations

  • 1 Year

  • Level 7+

  • Full-time

Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership & Management in Health, Social Care and Educational Organisations: View Course

FdA Creative Arts for Health and Wellbeing

  • Two Years

  • Level 5

  • Full-time

FdA Creative Arts for Health and Wellbeing: View Course

FdA Social Welfare, Advice & Guidance

  • Two Years

  • Level 5

  • Full-time

FdA Social Welfare, Advice & Guidance: View Course

FdA Supporting Inclusive Learning and Practice

  • Two Years

  • Level 5

  • Full-time

FdA Supporting Inclusive Learning and Practice: View Course

Health and Social Care Level 2 (Care Cadets)

  • 1 Year

  • Level 2

  • Full-time

Health and Social Care Level 2 (Care Cadets): View Course

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