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Could you become a care worker?

Care providers in Richmond upon Thames are looking for new care workers to join them in delivering essential and rewarding work. 

Richmond upon Thames’ care work is spread across five providers: Haven CareAbsolute Care ServicesHolistic CareAlpenbest Care and Medacs Healthcare. The care providers offer competitive pay, flexible working hours, and career prospects. 

A recent report by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) showed there are about 1.5 million care workers across the UK, but that increasing demand will require an additional 500,000 workers by 2022. 

If becoming a care worker is of interest, please go to the care providers websites and search for careers. 

Liz Bruce, Director of Adult Social Care and Public Health, said: 

“Care workers provide vital work that the country relies on. By deciding to become a care worker, you will be helping people every day and making an important difference to their lives. It is rewarding and varied work which develops a strong set of career skills.

“The past year has shown us that care workers are heroes, and all care workers should be immensely proud of the work they do. We need dedicated care workers to ensure older and disabled people have a good quality of life – so, if helping people is something you could see yourself making a career out of, apply today!” 

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