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Are you considering starting a career in social care?
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Think social care is for you?
Starting a career in social care
Adult social care is a growing sector which offers a range of rewarding careers, with many different job roles, and lots of opportunities for progression.
The sector currently employs 1.5 million people, and by 2025, we estimate that another 1 million workers will be needed to meet England’s growing social care demands.
Whether you are new to the sector, you’re thinking adult social care might be the right career for you and want to find out more, or you want to know how you can progress in your current care role; the following pages offer advice, information and support to help you in your career in care.
If you are a careers or employment advisor and would like more information on how Skills for Care could help you download our offer below: