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Care Home Jobs

An increase in the need for provision of care has resulted in a host of care jobs throughout the UK, so if you’re pursuing a career in this sector, there are plenty of options to choose from. It’s important to determine which role suits you best.

Care homes are roughly divided into two categories – residential homes and nursing homes. There are several different types of care home jobs you can choose from, including:

There are also a number of supportive job roles you could get at a care home, including Receptionist, Caterer or Cleaner.

Care Home Jobs - The skills and experience you need 

Not all care homes require formal qualifications or experience for entry level positions, however both are preferential when applying for care home jobs. A BTEC or A Level in Health and Social Care or Sociology may be useful, as well as other additional courses like First Aid or Childcare. You will need qualifications to become a Nurse or Healthcare Assistant however, and these can be obtained through an apprenticeship or degree.

Find care home jobs with Search Healthcare 

Working in a care home provides multiple opportunities for you to progress in your career, and you could go on to become a Nurse, Support Worker or Social Worker. At Search Healthcare, we recruit for care home jobs across numerous locations, including Manchester, Edinburgh, London, Liverpool and Warrington

We also offer a range of additional services to support you in your career, including

  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniform
  • Free specialist training programmes.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Experience in a variety of high quality Hospitals and units
  • Competitive rates of pay.

If you haven't done so already, take a look at our care home jobs and apply today!

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