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Having an interest in other people's stories, their lives and wellbeing is a gift that can change the world for those who most need it. Caring for others, working with them to improve their lives and their environment makes for a rewarding career in a sector that is rapidly growing locally and nationally.



Care escorts accompany and transport adults and children with disability between their places of residence and other destinations and act as chaperones for under 16s engaged in theatrical, television and film productions.

1735 Jobs in the South West
1994 Jobs by
£12000 Starting Salary
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Housing officers assess and address housing needs of particular localities and individuals and oversee the day-to-day management of rented properties belonging to local authorities or housing associations.

3525 Jobs in the South West
3943 Jobs by
£21000 Starting Salary
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Social workers provide information, advice and support to those who are socially excluded or are experiencing crisis; they protect the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, young people, people with disabilities, elderly people and people who are mentally or physically ill, and they may specialise in specific areas of work.

10094 Jobs in the South West
11120 Jobs by
£19500 Starting Salary
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Anne-Marie Young

curriculum lead - social care & health

Anne-Marie has worked in education for 17 years. Before joining the college in 2007 she worked across various sectors in the care disciplines including; nanny, care worker, residential care specialist with children and managing a children's charity providing outdoor play for children. She has recently qualified as a dementia champion.

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100% of our BTEC Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care students are happy with their course and with the college.

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Meet Our Alumni

Martin Cowling

assistant theatre practitioner

The FdSc Healthcare Practice has provided me with not only the academic background surrounding patient care but also the confidence to put it all into practice.

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Health & Social Care BTEC Extended Diploma

Diploma In Person-Centred Counselling & Therapy

BSc (Hons) Health, Community & Social Sciences

Health & Social Care BTEC Extended Certificate

HNC Health & Community Studies

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