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The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) have produced a new resource packed with case studies and careers advice on what it's like to work in social care in Scotland. 'Care in Scotland - It's Life Changing Work' highlights some of the fantastic work that is making a real difference to…
The NHS Online Mentoring project is designed to help young people explore over 300 careers available in the NHS. Mentees are matched with a mentor working in their area of interest; mentors could be from frontline clinical roles, administration and clerical or finance and estates management. The mentors answer the…
Care home managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of residential care homes. They oversee all activities within the home and make sure the quality of the service and care provided meets the National Minimum Standards for their type of home. If you've got strong people skills, and would like…
If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, this job could be just what you are looking for. As a care assistant you would help people who have difficulties with their daily activities. You could work with children, people with physical or learning disabilities,…
If you are interested in helping people improve their physical health, this could be a perfect career for you. Physiotherapists work with patients to improve their range of movement and promote health and wellbeing. To become a qualified physiotherapist you need a physiotherapy degree or postgraduate award approved by the…
Music therapists use music and sound to help improve people's emotional wellbeing, relieve stress and improve confidence. If you have a high level of musical ability and would like to use your communication skills to help people improve their lives, this could be the job for you. In this role…
If you're interested in people's emotions, and want to help them deal with problems in their lives, this could be an ideal career for you. Psychotherapists help people who are distressed. They use a variety of techniques and therapies, rather than using drugs or physical treatments. To become a psychotherapist,…
If you would like a job helping people this could be perfect for you. Occupational therapists help people overcome difficulties caused by physical or mental illness, an accident or the ageing process. They work with clients to help them lead full and independent lives and, where possible, prevent disability. To…
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register care home manager picCare Home Manager

Care home managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of residential care homes. They oversee all activities within the home and make sure the quality of the service and care provided meets the National Minimum Standards...

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music therapistMusic Therapist

Music Therapists use music and sound to help improve people's emotional wellbeing, relieve stress and improve confidence. As a music therapist, you would not teach music. Instead you would encourage clients to try...

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nurse picMental Health Nurse

Mental health nurses work in hospital and community settings to support people with a range of mental health issues. They work closely with clients, their families, friends and carers to develop therapeutic...

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