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If you’re caring, compassionate and love working with people, then #YouCanCare! We highlight all the reasons why you should become a Care Assistant in 2019.

Becoming a Care Assistant in 2019 is an exciting career path that comes with varied opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others, and nurture your own personal development.  

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But if you’re not sure where to start, don’t worry! Many Care Assistant jobs require no prior experience to be deemed eligible, as many practices and employers will offer comprehensive training once you’re employed.

Furthermore, at Search Healthcare,we  support all our Care Assistant by providing comprehensive training, free DBS checks and free uniforms. We are also  recruiting now for nearly 200 Care Assistant jobs throughout the UK!

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Read our 7 reasons why you should become a Care Assistant in 2019:

1. As a Care Assistant, you can make a real difference in someone's life

Being a Care Assistant means making a positive difference in someone's life. Making a real change to the lives of the people you care for and their community of friends and family. Becoming a Care Assistant will also allow you to lead a fuller, more compassionate life.

2. Job satisfaction when you work as a Care Assistant

Working as a Care Assistant can be incredibly rewarding. For many Care Assistant, the relationships they form with the people they care for can instil the sense of personal achievement and purpose to wake up every morning.

3. Care Assistants add value to individuals and families

Working for Search Healthcare as a Care Assistant is far more than just a job. Care Assistant jobs give you a sense of purpose because what you do is important. Therefore, you will be valued by the people you care for and their families.

4. A career as a Care Assistant is both varied and exciting 

As a Care Assistant, you will either work in a care home or on a private basis. Much of what a Care Assistant does depends on the person they are caring for, and as such is tailored to the needs of the patient. Not only could you be supporting them with their daily needs, you have the opportunity to support them to achieve any goals and ambitions they have. Where possible, Search Healthcare tries to match people up who have the same or similar interests.

5. Care Assistants have job security 

In these testing times, starting a career as a Care Worker is a wise move! The demand for Care Workers has increased over the last five years, and that’s set to accelerate as Britain’s population ages, the social care sector offers great job security.

6. As a Care Assistant, you will benefit from personal development

As a Care Assistant, you’ll learn a huge amount. Not just from the exceptional training provided by Search Healthcare, but also from the people you work with and the people you work for. Being a Care Assistant is an eye-opening experience, and provides the chance to work with people from all walks of life with varying needs of care.

7. Care Assistants benefit from career progression 

Social care is a rapidly growing sector, and there are many opportunities for career progression. Becoming a Care Assistant would be the first step to a developing rewarding career in social care. You’ll receive training, learn transferrable skills, and with ambition, go right to the top.

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With experience, you could take on more responsibility as a senior Care Assistant or Care Manager. You could also train to become a Social Worker. With the right attitude and motivation, you can choose your next step.

Become a Care Assistant in 2019

So you’ve read all the wonderful reasons why you should become a Care Assistant, now it’s time to make the first step. And we can help you do just that. Get in touch, or browse our nationwide care jobs  below!

Care Assistant Jobs