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What job did you do after being a care assistant?

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nonamemummy Thu 20-Feb-20 09:10:13

I’m currently working as a care assistant. I know it’s not what I’ll want to keep doing but not to sure what I want to do next. For anyone who was a carer, what job did you do after?

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profanitiesatthedinnertable Thu 20-Feb-20 09:13:05

Not me but a friend moved in to recruitment for caring roles. Something to consider self you've got decent admin and people skills.

chocolatespiders Thu 20-Feb-20 09:16:15

You could look at nursing associate role that trusts seem to be pushing for at the moment.
I worked as an OT assistant for 18 years after being a care assistant.
I now work as care coordinator in an NHS community support team

Oxo01 Fri 21-Feb-20 16:14:43

I was a care assistant part time nights alongside delivering MOW part-time daytime for some years, I then became a Home care coordinator with the same L/A , then got a job starting up and managing extra care housing which was great, then went on to S/W same L/A total 33 years !!!!!! which I still do but last 5 years I have reduced work to 3 days pw. ( As part of S/ W role I briefly was based in hospital setting which I hated )

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