Be proud to care Here

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives every day? Working in adult social care is the rewarding career you’ve been looking for.

Herefordshire Cares exists to raise the profile of those working in the adult care sector and recruit more people into the industry

If you are looking for your next role, and want to make a difference to people’s lives, then working in adult social care is the rewarding career you’ve been looking for.

Whatever your skills and experience, there is a wealth of career choices and prospects in the adult social care sector. You could be one of those special people who could make a real difference to the lives of people that need care and support.

With Herefordshire’s older population set to grow significantly in the next 20 years, and demand for care support for residents with complex health and social care needs growing, there has never been a better time to join the sector

To find out more about a career in adult social care, visit the Why care?, our FAQs and care worker stories sections of the website.

Could I be a carer?

Take our short questionnaire to find out if a career in care might be right for you...

Are you over 16?
Do you want to work full time or part time?
What kind of hours are you happy to work?
Who would you like to care for?
Do you have, or would you be comfortable to apply for, a DBS (criminal records) check?
Do you have access to a car / can you travel independently?
Would you rather train on the job, or study a qualification?
Would you be prepared to do some volunteer work in the short term?
Are you happy to do agency work (paid by the hour), or are you looking for a full time contract with an employer?