Helping you find a new career

All our lives have been affected in lots of ways recently and the impact on jobs and future careers for many people has been enormous. Your job situation may have changed, and you could be looking for a new direction with good prospects. Working in care offers rewarding, flexible and varied roles for anyone who is people focused, compassionate and looking for fantastic long-term career opportunities.

If you’ve worked in the travel, hospitality or retail sectors you could have the right skills and values to succeed in care. Don’t worry if you haven’t worked in care before, full training and on-going support is always provided. Many people from a variety of different backgrounds are now working in care and enjoying successful careers where they get to make a real difference every day.

The safety and well-being of care workers and those that are being cared for is the highest priority and care employers follow stringent guidelines to ensure care is delivered safely. Interviews and some training can be carried out over the phone and online.

There are vacancies in care across West Sussex in a variety of settings. Our Proud to Care Team offer a personal online matching service to help you find the ideal role based in your preferred West Sussex location. We’ll match your skills, background and availability with local care vacancies. We can give you guidance about working in care and answer any questions you may have.

To find out more about working in care read our frequently asked questions or contact us.

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Meet home care worker Sharon, she tells us why she loves her job in care.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – West Sussex County Council has provided information and guidance HERE