Teachers and career advisors
Our resources for teachers can help students discover careers and jobs in adult social care. These resources are available for primary and secondary aged children. Work experience can offer students can gain confidence and experience of working in a team and caring for people.
Help young people identify their skills, values, qualities and achievements, and give them the confidence to write an effective personal statement.
Choosing care as a career - presentation
This presentation explicitly addresses some of the common myths about working in the sector. It also outlines the career and development opportunities available along with signposting to resources to further explore.
Download the 'Choosing care as a career' slides.
Encourage your pupils to start thinking about their futures and understand what social care is all about.
Download the primary school presentation
Allow your students to explore a wide range of careers and help them better understand that all adult social care careers are open to them.
Download the secondary school careers slides
CRG Homecare stories
Meet Ella Phoebe and Martin. Ella Phoebe tells us what it's like working in the rewarding world of adult social care and supporting people like Martin, who describes the impact support has had in helping him to live an independent life. These videos were created in collaboration with CRG Homecare.
Transferable skills – career pathways
Even if someone has never worked in adult social care before, they may have transferable skills that would make them an excellent care worker. These could come from working in other industries or from their personal life. One of the great things about adult social care is that as long as someone has the right core values, most employers will provide development opportunities to enable people to put their transferable skills into action. Below are some examples of where people have done just that.
Lucy - Client Relations Manager
Activities Coordinator - Katie
Home from home care - Anna O'Gara
Registered Manager - Charlene