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what jobs are classed as social care workers?

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jellyjelly Thu 13-Aug-09 22:46:20

Am looking at the latest flu - swine vaccine thing and wondering who are the social care workers?


Ponders Thu 13-Aug-09 22:47:26

The ones who do home care for the elderly & vulnerable?

jellyjelly Thu 13-Aug-09 22:48:48

teaching assitants and teachers?

jellyjelly Thu 13-Aug-09 22:49:32

for special needs not mainstream.

llareggub Thu 13-Aug-09 22:50:03

ANyone that has direct contact with children, young people, people with disabilities and the elderly in a caring or advisory capacity would be my guess. So I would imagine anyone working for Social Services, a charity or similar would be classed as a social care worker.

Ponders Thu 13-Aug-09 22:51:29

social care workers from the GSCC (General Social Care Council) website.

So those who work in day care centres as well as those making home calls.

jellyjelly Thu 13-Aug-09 22:52:24

I work with special needs children, a number of them have already had it but i am sure you know most mainstream children are awful at washing.

And before anyone jumps i know not all mainstream do.

There are obvious exeptions.

Ponders Thu 13-Aug-09 22:56:01

I think most children are awful at washing, jellyjelly smile

jellyjelly Thu 13-Aug-09 23:01:14

that is very true, i didnt want my post to think it was just sn that makes them bad washers.

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