Providing care and support to older or vulnerable adults can be rewarding.
It can lead to other career opportunities, including nursing, management, psychological therapies or public health. Or you could specialise in fields such as dementia, learning disabilities or mental health.
Skills for care has information on the skills, qualifications and experience you might need for social care jobs.
Find a care course in Essex
The following education providers in Essex offer courses to help you gain qualifications for a career in health and social care:
Your local college might also offer courses in care. Visit Essex Local Offer for a list of colleges in Essex.
Find a care job in Essex
There are lots of care providers in Essex offering jobs. Here are some places to start your search: