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What’s it like working in social care?

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Interested in working in adult social care but want more detail?

Working in adult social care, you will make a real difference to people’s lives every day. DHSC has gathered everything you need to introduce you to the sector. Explore the different types of care work, what is required for the different roles, and information on how to find a job in your local area.

Hear from people working in social care – what it’s like, how they progressed and what they enjoy the most about their jobs – and take a look at these personal experiences of people working in care.

You can also learn if a career in social care is right for you by taking a quiz. It only takes a few minutes, so pop the kettle on and get started!

Once you’re ready to start hunting for specific roles, you can search and apply for care sector jobs at Find a job.