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Care Hero Jobs

Do you want to join our Care Heroes, working to keep people safe and happy across Herefordshire?

This page is all about helping you get a job in social care!

You can apply for current vacancies across Herefordshire, you can listen to our Care Heroes tell you which personal qualities they think you need in order to work in social care and you can test your own values and personality using the quiz.

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Management Roles

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Why Should You Work in Care?

Work flexibly

Shift work and part-time hours are very common in the social care sector.

You can fit your career around your life and the things that are important to you. It's perfect for students, family life or retirement.

 

Every day is different

Social Care is really diverse, everybody needs different support.

You can support with daily living right through to holidays! It is also sociable - you will meet new people and visit new places. This can be challenging but rewarding - you need to be patient, empathetic and prepared to learn new skills.

Earn whilst you learn

You'll get training and qualifications to develop the skills you need to change people's lives.

Many careers in social care don't need you to already have qualifications, just the right personality - you'll learn everything you need to through training, qualifications and experience once you're working, so you can change people's lives and progress your career.

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What do employers look for?

To work in adult social care, your personality and values are so important.

When applying for a job in social care, think about examples that show you are:

  • Sensitive
  • Patient
  • Understanding
  • Supportive
  • Encouraging
  • Responsible
  • Compassionate

It may also be helpful to work through this Skills for Care worksheet to understand what values employers look for.

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