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

My journey in care - working with people with learning disabilities

Posted 28 Nov 2014

Nick Hodgson is a Team Leader working with young people with learning disabilities. Here he explains his route into care, and what he loves about the job... "for anyone looking to get into Health and Social Care, you don't necessarily need to have experience, just the right temperament and willingness to learn new things"... continue for more by Socialcare.co.uk

76 career articles posted so far

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

My journey in care - working with people with learning disabilities

Posted 28 Nov 2014

Nick Hodgson is a Team Leader working with young people with learning disabilities. Here he explains his route into care, and what he loves about the job... "for anyone looking to get into Health and Social Care, you don't necessarily need to have experience, just the right temperament and willingness to learn new things"... continue for more by Socialcare.co.uk

Mental illness in the workplace

Posted 20 Nov 2014

Ruth is a mental health blogger, and an English student. We’ve been enjoying reading her blogs. We felt that she might have something to offer a site that’s interested in issues surrounding mental health, and those who suffer from mental illness. So we chatted to her to gather her thoughts about mental illlness in the work place.… by Socialcare.co.uk

How to qualify for and find a job as a support worker

Posted 13 Sep 2013

In this guide, we'll cover the kinds of education and qualifications you may need, how to find support jobs, how to apply for them, interviewing well and a bit about where you can move on from your entry-level positions! About Matt Farrah - follow me on Google+

How to qualify for and find a job as a social worker

Posted 22 Aug 2013

Social Work - how does one get there? It's not the kind of work you step straight into. There are qualifications to gain, experiences to be sought out, CVs to be written and interviews to ace. Without further ado, here’s our unabridged guide to building a career in social work, from getting the right GCSE grades to polishing your interview technique after a few years on the job. About Matt Farrah - follow me on Google+