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The carer profession is one of the fastest growing in the UK, one in eight people work in this profession. It can be one of the most rewarding jobs around. As a care assistant or care worker, you provide practical help with daily activities to people with a range of difficulties. As a social care worker you could work with children, people with physical or learning disabilities. You might work with older people or families. The jobs are varied and different according to training and levels of specialism. As a general carer at an entry-level job, you could work with clients in their home, in sheltered housing, day centres or in residential care homes. Your duties can vary according to training and level of specialism but can range from looking after general tasks such as shopping, housework and laundry to helping people wash, dress, use the toilet and feed themselves. In a day centre you might work in a team to advise clients and work with other social care professional on someone's individual care. In some cases, a carer might have a job as a 'personal assistant'. This might mean working with someone in organising their office, their travel and day-to-day life, this is often when someone is disabled but needs someone to help with their working life, for example.
54% of current opportunities are permanent, whereas 46% are contract jobs.
The standard deviation of salaries for the results of this search is 14,286.
There are 16,202 Carer job vacancies in UK available immediately, compared to 3,158 in South East England.
The average salary for open Carer jobs is currently £26,308, 25% lower than the national average salary for all jobs which is £34,723.
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