76 career articles posted so far
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’
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
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.…
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!
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.