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Find out about a career in adult social care at recruitment events

People interested in a career in adult social care are being invited to a series of recruitment events where they can find out more.

Staffordshire County Council’s CareMatch team are behind the events which aim to promote the wide range of job and training opportunities available in the sector.

People will get the chance to browse various stalls, talk to social workers, CareMatch staff, training providers and other health and social care organisations.  Local employers will also be at the events with the opportunity to apply for current vacancies.

The recruitment events are taking place at the following locations:

7 February Quality Hotel, Hanley, 4pm-7pm
8 February Northfield Centre, Stafford, 1pm-4pm
9 February Guildhall, Lichfield, 1pm-4pm
15 February Cooper Square, Burton, 11am-1pm
16 February Premier Inn, Leek, 12pm-2pm

Alan White, Cabinet Member for Health, Care and Wellbeing at Staffordshire County Council said:

“People working in the adult care sector play a vital role in helping to keep vulnerable adults safe and helping them lead as independent lives as possible.

“It’s a dynamic sector to work in these days with a wide range of job and training opportunities available, along with good career prospects and professional development.  So if you’re looking for a career with meaning, job satisfaction and an abundance of options, our events will give people everything they need to know about a career in adult care.”

The events are being funded by Skills for Care and supported by the National Careers service.  For further details on the events call 01785 355795 or visit www.carematch.org.uk/index.aspx