Emma Allum on why she loves being an Activities Co-ordinator

Posted 04 Feb 2015

Nobody wants to end up in a nursing home. But that’s where jobs like mine are important. We make the time go a little more pleasantly... by Socialcare.co.uk

How overseas voluntary work can develop your understanding of social care

Posted 14 Jan 2015

Ernesto Martínez works in Cornwall as a MFL Assistant Teacher and a Health Care Assistant at a Nursing Home. Originally from Spain, he arrived in England in June 2013 after a six-month project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This article is about his experience there, working in social development projects, and what he gained during his time there. by Socialcare.co.uk

80 career articles posted so far

Emma Allum on why she loves being an Activities Co-ordinator

Posted 04 Feb 2015

Nobody wants to end up in a nursing home. But that’s where jobs like mine are important. We make the time go a little more pleasantly... by Socialcare.co.uk

Dave Maffia on his job as a support worker

Posted 04 Feb 2015

Thank you to Dave Maffia for clearly explaining what he loves about support work, and what you can expect if you decide to pursue a career in care. by Socialcare.co.uk

How overseas voluntary work can develop your understanding of social care

Posted 14 Jan 2015

Ernesto Martínez works in Cornwall as a MFL Assistant Teacher and a Health Care Assistant at a Nursing Home. Originally from Spain, he arrived in England in June 2013 after a six-month project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This article is about his experience there, working in social development projects, and what he gained during his time there. by Socialcare.co.uk

A referrals officers' response to hot desking

Posted 14 Jan 2015

Claire Bourne, a referrals officer in adult social care, has written her wry response to hot desking. It's a kind of eulogy to her old desk, or what she calls My Place. by Socialcare.co.uk

What doesn’t kill you makes you a social worker

Posted 02 Dec 2014

We’re really grateful to Karen Chazen for this wonderful article about her journey to becoming a qualified social worker. As she says, it’s a career where ‘you get your rewards in the most unexpected places’ by Socialcare.co.uk