A day in the life of… Ruth

A day in the life of… Ruth

Why did you choose to work in social care? I was working as an Administrator for a company and didn’t like the work. My mother had received care four times a day for a number of years and so I became interested in care. I was a voluntary Community First...
A day in the life of… Mary

A day in the life of… Mary

Why did you choose to work in social care? Following a move from North to south in 1989 I felt ready for new pastures I started to work in a hospital environment as a care assistant then went on to college here in Oxford in social work/care management. What was your...
A day in the life of … Emily

A day in the life of … Emily

Why did you choose to work in social care? I always knew that I wanted to work in Social care because I enjoy talking to elderly people and want to make them feel safe and well looked after. The most useful thing to me was my work experience which was at a care centre...
A day in the life of … Alice

A day in the life of … Alice

Why did you choose to work in social care? I have always been keen to help people, even from a young ago so starting a career in health & social care at 18 seemed like the right choice for me. Have you always worked in adult social care? Before starting my career,...
A day in the life of … Jane

A day in the life of … Jane

Why did you choose to work in social care? I lived with my grandparents growing up and really wanted to look after the elderly. My grandparents played a huge role in my upbringing and I wanted to somehow pay that back to them. I felt it would be rewarding and have...