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You love offering your help and support to others.
You’re passionate about helping people to live a fulfilling life.
Listening is one of your strongest skills and you are able to empathise with others easily.
Ability to clearly communicate with others.
There aren’t any particular qualifications that recruiters will look out for. But they do want to know that you’re passionate about helping people.
Qualifications in Health and Social care will make you stand out form other applicants.
Past experience as a carer.
Managing individuals or small teams effectively and with care.
Assessing the needs of your clients and creating care plans.
Providing emotional support by listening to their concerns.
Helping with domestic tasks (e.g. cooking, shopping, washing).
Encouraging clients to be physically active by helping them take part in leisure activities.
Counselling people through very difficult periods in their life.