North Lincolnshire: a great place to start your career in care

People, Health and Care
08:59, Friday, 19th March 2021

Committed, caring and compassionate people are needed to become care workers and support North Lincolnshire residents.

North Lincolnshire is a fantastic place to launch or continue your career in care. The area has been ranked among the best nationally for adult social care in the recent Adult Social Care Outcome Framework (ASCOF)

North Lincolnshire is in the top 10 for councils with numbers of adult social care outcome measures in the top quartile. The area recorded excellent feedback across the survey, with people confirming they find it easy to access advice and information and are happy with the support they receive.

Care providers in North Lincolnshire also enjoy the highest Care Quality Commission inspection ratings across the Yorkshire and Humber region, with providers passionately committed to helping people live independently.

Working in the care sector and supporting people in the heart of your community can be extremely rewarding and carries the added benefits of the potential to work flexibly around the needs of your family, as well as a wealth of opportunities to progress.

A new website, Proud to Care North Lincolnshire, has been created to make it easy for applicants to quickly find and apply for the latest local care jobs.

A variety of roles are available to suit your skill set. Job openings include activity coordinators, domestic assistants, senior care workers, care managers and maintenance technicians.

One local care worker, Phillip, wanted a job where he could make a difference to people’s lives, while giving him the flexibility to look after his young family. He found the perfect fit as a care worker in North Lincolnshire.

Sharing his experiences, Phillip said:

“Working in care, clients constantly surprise me. Making the small breakthroughs is amazing. When you help them achieve something that they’ve never done before, those moments are priceless.”

For those that invest the time, supporting people as a care worker can be immensely rewarding.

“Care work provides rich rewards. I would say give it a go! I’ve known people who have changed their career to be able to work with people and help them, they never regretted it”, he added.

To view the latest job opportunities, visit the Proud to Care North Lincolnshire website, where you will also find lots of advice on kick starting your career in care. Guidance is available on everything from securing your first care role to the apprenticeships, training opportunities and qualifications that are available locally.