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

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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

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