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DYW Live Social Care Week 2022

Would you like to be a support worker, a social worker or a care home nurse? These are just some of the range of careers we’ll showcase in our first ever Social Care Careers Week.

Throughout the week, we’ll talk live to people in a variety of roles to demystify what social care workers actually do every day, with the chance for you to ask questions about what it’s like to do the jobs.

Our daily morning programme will see real social care professionals delivering 30 minute webinars on the website with live Q&A. These will be recorded afterwards. In the afternoons our 45-minute sessions via MS Teams will introduce you to social care as the diverse sector it is. We’ll look at career pathways and the opportunities to become a registered social care professional.

We’ll discuss the valuable skills that young people bring to social care and hear from young workers about what it’s like to start their careers with us. And importantly, we’ll explain the routes into the sector, including entry-level jobs, college courses and apprenticeship opportunities, so that everyone knows where to start.

Discover a whole world of rewarding career options supporting people to live their lives the way they want to.





Monday 5th December

10:00-10:30 – Development Manager
with the Action Group

Hear from Lisa, Development Manager with the Action Group



11:00-11:30 – Housing Support Lead Practitioner
with Cornerstone

Hear from Erin, a Housing Support Lead Practitioner with Cornerstone



Tuesday 6th December

10:00-10:30 - Care Home Managers
with Abbotsford Care

Hear from Sam and Emma, Care Home Managers with Abbotsford Care



Wednesday 7th December

10:00-10:30 - Community Care Assistants
with Perth and Kinross Council

Hear from Jade and Fiona, Community Care Assistants with Perth and Kinross Council



Thursday 8th December

10:00-10:30 - Youth Worker
with the Prince's Trust

Hear from Kelsey, a Youth Worker with the Prince's Trust



Friday 9th December

10:00-10:30 - Housing Support Managers
with Inspire

Hear from Louise and Shaun, Housing Support Managers with Inspire



11:00-11:30 - Mental Health Support Practitioner
with Penumbra

Hear from Connor, a Mental Health Support Practitioner with Penumbra





If you’ve enjoyed these sessions and would like more DYW sessions delivered Live into your classroom, please check out the full programme of DYW Live’s courses here.

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