ADVERTISERS ANNOUNCEMENTWould I fancy trying care? I did a coupleof shifts and I've not looked back'Care is a profession that's often overlooked but one that makes the very biggestdifference to people's lives at a time when they need it the most.West Sussex is desperately short ofKertyDuleingthe oldest populations in the UK. It'sestimated that an additional 6000people are needed to work in thecare market across the county tomeet the current demand over theBut many people are held back byWest Sussex County Councilmore people to take up this mostcareer that can change your life-andthose of the people you work withA number of job fairs have been held Karen Halfordacross the county and the next istaking place in Selsey this Octoberfor people looking to find out moreAnyone interested should drop into Selsey Town Hall on Saturday 7October between 10am and 12.30pmit's all about working with old peopleor to Chaplins Coffee Shop, Sclsey onWoFormer hairdresser Kerry Duleyis a Domiciliary Care Coordinatorand spent 17 years caring in thecommunity before this position andsaid there are lots of opportunitiesto progress. Tve buiit a really goodcareer out of itIve done lots of·A career in adult social care is for anyone, regardless of age or genderAdult social care omers opportunities to work withpeople agedbetweenKarenHome Manager in Selsey andencourages people to consider ae Social care is needed 24/7, but that doesnt mean you have to work 24/7it's a realy good career path nowThere's a stigma attached to carework but you can use it as a platfornmto build a career on. You can go intonursing.things once you've got your socialwhoThe average salary for a care assistant is between £12,000 andOnce you've started, it really doesopen up avenues for you. We'vegot people working for us doingteede Not all jobs involve personal care There are lots of varied roles inl used to be a hairdresser andIha family member that was a DeputyMatron in a care home and l used toof staff has signed up for a midwiferyAsked what makes her get out ofbed in the morning, Karen said: It's That will give her 12 weeks of reallya lovely place to be. Everybody has good grounding into care, thenan off day at work, and some ofthe residents and our domiciliaryclients have off days too.But they Framework) in care, health and social care home.appreciate what we do for themWhen you see them, you see thesmile you put on their face. Thatmakes everything worthwhile. If you opportunity to explore both avenuescan make a difference to someone's And she's already really enthusiastic Cake and prepared a weddinglife, you should do it.and do a care certificate with us.Theadies got married. She was invited goin weekly and do the residentsto the wedding but wasnt able toattend because of her health So we did training, a couple of shifts andhad the wedding Skyped into thehait. They were short staffed and shesaid WouldIfancy trying care?shel go on to do her Level 2. LevelIve not looked back.Kelly Johnson, a Domiciliary Carecare. Shes going tospend part of hertime in the care home. part of herAll the ladies dressed up with theirhats, their fascinators-it was reallywhich make the job speciallovely. We had a two tier weddingport Worker, said it's the clientse with domiciliary so she gets the"When you meet them regularlyand spend time with them, youreally get to know them.We loolkabout it because she feels shes nowAll the residents were invited and it after one lady who knits; she makeswas like her being there. Everybody us hats, bags-phone cases! It's theirway of saying thank you and we seeYou've got nothing to lose by trying ot a path to followAsked to pick one example ofsomething that makes her glad she was just so thrilled with it-it wasSome of the things we do for the hergranddaughter on the bigpeople here are amazingit's all to gain. We have a youngwoman coming to work with us asan apprentice. She didn't know whatshe wanted to do but now she'll getfull support from a training companypicked a career in care, Karen saidamazing She was so proud to seethe difference it makesIf care is something you want to trybut you're worried, you've just got toscreen. And you can do that in a careCome to our Job EventsSaturday 7 October 10am-12.30pm at Selsey Town Hall PO20 ORBSaturday 14October 10am-12pm at Chaplins Coffee Shop,103 High Street, Selsey PO20OQLyou or someone you know isrecruitment events or find outmore at www.westsussex.gov.uk

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ADVERTISERS ANNOUNCEMENT Would I fancy trying care? I did a couple of shifts and I've not looked back' Care is a profession that's often overlooked but one that makes the very biggest difference to people's lives at a time when they need it the most. West Sussex is desperately short of Kerty Dule ing the oldest populations in the UK. It's estimated that an additional 6000 people are needed to work in the care market across the county to meet the current demand over the But many people are held back by West Sussex County Council more people to take up this most career that can change your life-and those of the people you work with A number of job fairs have been held Karen Halford across the county and the next is taking place in Selsey this October for people looking to find out more Anyone interested should drop in to Selsey Town Hall on Saturday 7 October between 10am and 12.30pmit's all about working with old people or to Chaplins Coffee Shop, Sclsey on Wo Former hairdresser Kerry Duley is a Domiciliary Care Coordinator and spent 17 years caring in the community before this position and said there are lots of opportunities to progress. Tve buiit a really good career out of itIve done lots of · A career in adult social care is for anyone, regardless of age or gender Adult social care omers opportunities to work with people aged between Karen Home Manager in Selsey and encourages people to consider a e Social care is needed 24/7, but that doesnt mean you have to work 24/7 it's a realy good career path now There's a stigma attached to care work but you can use it as a platfornm to build a career on. You can go into nursing. things once you've got your social who The average salary for a care assistant is between £12,000 and Once you've started, it really does open up avenues for you. We've got people working for us doing teed e Not all jobs involve personal care There are lots of varied roles in l used to be a hairdresser andIh a family member that was a Deputy Matron in a care home and l used to of staff has signed up for a midwifery Asked what makes her get out of bed in the morning, Karen said: It's That will give her 12 weeks of really a lovely place to be. Everybody has good grounding into care, then an off day at work, and some of the residents and our domiciliary clients have off days too.But they Framework) in care, health and social care home. appreciate what we do for them When you see them, you see the smile you put on their face. That makes everything worthwhile. If you opportunity to explore both avenues can make a difference to someone's And she's already really enthusiastic Cake and prepared a wedding life, you should do it. and do a care certificate with us. The adies got married. She was invited goin weekly and do the residents to the wedding but wasnt able to attend because of her health So we did training, a couple of shifts and had the wedding Skyped into the hait. They were short staffed and she said WouldIfancy trying care? shel go on to do her Level 2. Level Ive not looked back. Kelly Johnson, a Domiciliary Care care. Shes going tospend part of her time in the care home. part of her All the ladies dressed up with their hats, their fascinators-it was reallywhich make the job special lovely. We had a two tier wedding port Worker, said it's the clients e with domiciliary so she gets the "When you meet them regularly and spend time with them, you really get to know them.We loolk about it because she feels shes now All the residents were invited and it after one lady who knits; she makes was like her being there. Everybody us hats, bags-phone cases! It's their way of saying thank you and we see You've got nothing to lose by trying ot a path to follow Asked to pick one example of something that makes her glad she was just so thrilled with it-it was Some of the things we do for the hergranddaughter on the big people here are amazing it's all to gain. We have a young woman coming to work with us as an apprentice. She didn't know what she wanted to do but now she'll get full support from a training company picked a career in care, Karen saidamazing She was so proud to see the difference it makes If care is something you want to try but you're worried, you've just got to screen. And you can do that in a care Come to our Job Events Saturday 7 October 10am-12.30pm at Selsey Town Hall PO20 ORB Saturday 14October 10am-12pm at Chaplins Coffee Shop, 103 High Street, Selsey PO20OQL you or someone you know is recruitment events or find out more at www.westsussex.gov.uk

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