Careers Hub

Discover everything you need to know about working in adult social care. In our Careers Hub you’ll find details about the different types of care roles, tips on writing CVs and interview preparation.

Choosing a career in adult social care could be one of the best decisions you make. Care work is perfect for anyone that loves people and wants a rewarding job that really makes a difference to the lives of others. It’s also a job that offers fantastic opportunities for career progression.

Job Roles

There are many different roles in adult social care which utilise different skills. All job roles will offer on the job training and opportunities for you to progress in the role and develop your skills and confidence whilst working. Find out more information about some of the key jobs in adult social care.

Job roles

Career Progression

Many people working in adult social care progress to more senior positions such as Team Leader or Care Manager and there are opportunities to specialise in other areas of care such as Nursing or Training. And working in the adult social care sector doesn’t just mean direct care roles. There are also lots of jobs in areas like finance, catering and administration.

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Frequently asked questions

We have put together some frequently asked questions to give you more information about careers in adult social care.

If you have a question that you can’t find an answer to or you want more information, please get in touch.

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Top tips for applicants

If you’re looking for adult social care jobs, a great CV is the starting point and will equip with you the best chance of success. People get nervous and confused about what a CV should contain – but the truth is, there is no single correct way to present a CV. There are, however, some essentials.

Top tips for applicants