What are the benefits of becoming a professional care assistant with Bluebird Care St Albans

Published: 21/12/2020

Choosing a carer in the care sector comes with a diverse range of rewards; including offering a fantastic job opportunity and an amazing life experience unlike any other.

Working as a professional carer has become an increasingly popular choice for many people who are passionate about helping others and providing high-quality levels of care. 

For adults who are in need of help and support at home, home care has become a popular care choice, with more people than ever before opting for home care over care home care. A lot of adults who require daily help and assistance would like to remain in the familiar comfort of their own homes, which is one of the reasons why they select home care over care home care. With home care becoming more and more popular - particularly during the pandemic - there has been an increase in the number of jobs available within the care sector. 

Bearing that in mind, what are some of the key benefits of working as a professional carer? 

A varied and diverse job experience

One of the many perks of working as a professional carer and providing support and assistance to a number of different customers is the fact that every single day will be different. By choosing a career in the care sector, you will be opening yourself up to a varied and diverse job experience. In addition to helping your customers with daily tasks, you will also have the opportunity to plan day trips and excursions, attend care-related social events, and become a key part of your customers’ lives, offering vital care and support. 

Plenty of career progression opportunities 

Another benefit of choosing a career within the care sector is the fact that there are plenty of career progression opportunities. For anyone who is passionate about their career and working within the care sector, there are plenty of opportunities for advancement. 

On-the-job training 

When you work within the care sector, you will benefit from a wide number of training opportunities, both on-the-job training and additional training classes. When you work for a care provider like Bluebird Care, you will find that you are offered a wide number of opportunities to enhance and improve your skills, knowledge, and experience. 

Feeling like you’re making a difference 

For anyone who wants to feel like they’re making a difference, a job working as a professional carer is the perfect opportunity. Becoming a carer means that you are providing people with all the care and support that they need, allowing them to live a happy and enjoyable life, where their dignity is protected. 

There are many more benefits of choosing to work as a professional carer - these are just a few of them!

Keen to start a career in care? Check out the openings we currently have available - all of which come with full training: https://www.bluebirdcarecareers.co.uk/locations/st-albans-hertsmere