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The Northern Ireland Social Care Council project ‘Recruiting a World Class Workforce’ will be launched during March 2014. This project is a partnership between sector employers and education providers which has been led by NISCC, as the Sector Skills Council for the Social Work, Social Care and Children’s Services Workforce…
A health and social care training centre is offering five young people from Devon an opportunity to take up traineeships and earn apprenticeships with employers. Working in conjunction with Devon County Council, Venus Training & Consultancy has secured placements with some of the region’s leading healthcare employers in Exeter for…
Skills for Care are launching ‘Meet the I Care…Ambassadors’ video case studies to share the experiences of frontline care workers in adult social care. Each ambassador tells their own story giving an honest insight into their day to day role as a care worker, opportunities for personal development and the…
Care home managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of residential care homes. They oversee all activities within the home and make sure the quality of the service and care provided meets the National Minimum Standards for their type of home. If you've got strong people skills, and would like…
If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, this job could be just what you are looking for. As a care assistant you would help people who have difficulties with their daily activities. You could work with children, people with physical or learning disabilities,…
If you are interested in helping people improve their physical health, this could be a perfect career for you. Physiotherapists work with patients to improve their range of movement and promote health and wellbeing. To become a qualified physiotherapist you need a physiotherapy degree or postgraduate award approved by the…
Music therapists use music and sound to help improve people's emotional wellbeing, relieve stress and improve confidence. If you have a high level of musical ability and would like to use your communication skills to help people improve their lives, this could be the job for you. In this role…
If you're interested in people's emotions, and want to help them deal with problems in their lives, this could be an ideal career for you. Psychotherapists help people who are distressed. They use a variety of techniques and therapies, rather than using drugs or physical treatments. To become a psychotherapist,…
Art therapists help people express difficult thoughts and feelings through creative activities. If you enjoy helping people and you like using your art skills, this job could be ideal for you. To become an art therapist, you will need to have a non-judgemental attitude. You’ll need to be able to…
If you want to help make life better for young people, this is a job you could enjoy. Youth workers help young people reach their potential. Youth Workers build good relationships and earn trust and respect. They help young people become more confident, learn new skills and cope with issues…
If you can build good relationships with people, and you believe in the advantages of having a strong community, this job could suit you. As a community development worker, you would help people to improve the quality of life in their local area. In this job you would need to…
Thursday, 23 Jan, 2014

Career Profile - Counsellor

If you enjoy helping people with their problems and want to make a positive difference to their lives, this could be the perfect job for you. As a counsellor, you would spend time with people and help them talk about their feelings. You will need some training to be a…
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register care home manager picCare Home Manager

Care home managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of residential care homes. They oversee all activities within the home and make sure the quality of the service and care provided meets the National Minimum Standards...

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music therapistMusic Therapist

Music Therapists use music and sound to help improve people's emotional wellbeing, relieve stress and improve confidence. As a music therapist, you would not teach music. Instead you would encourage clients to try...

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nurse picMental Health Nurse

Mental health nurses work in hospital and community settings to support people with a range of mental health issues. They work closely with clients, their families, friends and carers to develop therapeutic...

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