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My career goal: Social care

You can change lives by using your personal skills to aid those in need. Your communication skills, resilience and empathy are key assets when working in social care, a crucial societal structure that matters to everybody.

Social care: changing lives

This short video shows the impact that social workers have on young people.

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The following video clips explore various career directions within social care.

Six people chat about their social care careers, what motivates them and what they find rewarding about their work:

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Trainees explain how a traineeship is a great first step into health and social care:
 

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A probation officer explains how they work with offenders and victims following a domestic abuse conviction:
 

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A carer for the elderly explores how this career acts as a positive calling for many young people:
 

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Students at Gloucestershire College give their thoughts on health and social care training:
 

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Key information on the different routes to a career in adult social care, and just what it takes:
 

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icould is a site that provides career guidance based on real world experiences, providing an inside view of many different jobs, and tips on how to get there. They have over 1000 personal video stories, and every page contains detailed job information and insightful practical advice.

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