If you work for a Live in Care Tewkesbury company you are probably well aware of all of the necessary skills and qualifications that you need to have in order to safely and effectively carry out your job.

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For hundreds of thousands of people, caring is a very satisfying calling. Some simply enjoy helping others and taking in their steps the physical and emotional requirements of a care job, others have their hearts in the right place, but realise that they can be beyond the job. You need the right amount of maturity and passion for the job in order to be a successful carer. To deal with changing and sometimes demanding situations, you also need the presence of mind.

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If you are looking to get into this very rewarding kind of work then here are some ideas as to the type of training that you might need.

  • Customer Service
  • Role of the carer
  • Administering medicine
  • Personal Care
  • Manual Handling
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Dementia Care
  • Health and Safety
  • First Aid

There are often no qualifications needed for you to apply for a job in care as apprenticeships and vocational qualifications allow for you to work alongside your studies. This is a popular way for people to start working in the care industry as they gain practical knowledge and skills as well as the theoretical knowledge they need in order to stay compliant with the work that they do.