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Starting your career in care

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Posted: 07/07/2021
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Deciding whether to start or change your career to become a carer, can be a difficult decision to make, however if you are passionate about providing care and are seeking a rewarding and progressive opportunity in care, then starting your journey in care could be the role just for you.
With a care job, the role is varied, where every day is relatively different and requires you to be on your feet, without the constraints of a desk job, then working for Secure Healthcare could be the role for you. Despite the challenges caring for other individuals, a career in care is a satisfying career option and can make a real difference to many people’s lives.


To identify if you are a great fit for care roles, we have provided some helpful tips to see if you are a great match for Secure Healthcare.


Is care work right for me?
For a care role, you really have to be passionate about helping people, you need to be friendly and have a good work ethic, individuals need to be compassionate and understanding, also have the ability to deal with complex situations. Strong communication skills are required and it is important that you remain calm under pressure.


Do I need previous experience?
Care roles do not all require experience, for a domiciliary carer role, which is home care, no experience is required and full training is provided. Starting your journey with us as Dom carer allows you to start you care career without any experience and through training and qualifications provided by professional trainers, you have the opportunity to progress your career as a healthcare assistant and complex carer, which generally requires 6 months experience which you have the option of reaching through us.


Starting your career in care


So, what is Domiciliary care?
Domiciliary care is when carers visit the home of an individual to provide support and care in the comfort of your own home. This may be for short periods of time, from one-two hours, several hours or 24-hour care. By providing home care services, it will allow patients to feel independent to allow them to live a quality life.


Some of the day-to-day responsibilities include:




  • Personal care such as washing and dressing

  • Assisting with getting patients in and out of bed

  • Support with going to the toilet

  • Preparing daily mails

  • Talking to the patient and providing the patient company

  • Support with household tasks

  • Helping patients get around the house


A domiciliary care role is a great way to start your healthcare journey and it can open up an opportunity to become a care manager, alongside the experience, you will require an RMA qualification, NVQ 4, or QCF diploma. Click here to find out more.


If you are passionate about care and seeking an opportunity to start your career within care, then look no further and use our job search tool by clicking here to discover roles in the West Midlands. We have flexible part-time and full-time domiciliary roles across Wolverhampton, providing rewarding salaries and choose as many shifts as you require around your availability.


Or contact us on 01902 302017 to find out more and secure a role with us today.

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