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Direct Care

Here you will find information about direct care roles in social care across Nottinghamshire.

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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

Activities Worker

You’ll organise social activities for people who need care and support, including trips out, entertainment and supporting people to take part.

Care Worker

You’ll support people with all aspects of their day to day living, including social and physical activities, personal care, mobility and meal times.

Personal Assistant

You’ll support an individual to live as independently as possible, usually in their own home or in the community.

Rehabilitation Worker

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.

Advocacy Worker

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.

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