Direct care roles involve directly working with people who need care and support.
Please follow the link for each role to find out more about what skills and any qualifications you will need.
Direct Care roles
You’ll organise social activities for people who need care and support, including trips out, entertainment and supporting people to take part.
You’ll support people with all aspects of their day to day living, including social and physical activities, personal care, mobility and meal times.
You’ll support an individual to live as independently as possible, usually in their own home or in the community.
You’ll support people to live independently, often following an illness or accident, and help them access support with housing, finance, social activities and life skills such as cooking or budgeting
Shared Lives Carer
You’ll open up your home and family life to include someone who needs care and support. They might come and live with you all the time or be a daytime visitor for a few hours a week.
You’ll support vulnerable people to have their voice heard and ensure that their best interests are taken into consideration when decisions are being made about their lives.