6 Reasons To Become A Support Worker

1. Make a real difference to someone’s life

Being a Support Worker means making a positive difference in someone’s life. Making a real change to the lives of the people you provide support for and their community of friends, family and carers. Becoming a Support Worker will also make a difference to your life, imagine waking up each day looking forward to what the day brings.

2. Job satisfaction

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Being a Support worker is incredibly rewarding. For many people who work in the sector, the relationships they form with the people they work with instils the sense of personal achievement. Supporting those people in living their life to the full is the reason they get up in the morning. Don’t get us wrong, it’s challenging too but with a good sense of humour mixed with patience 

A lot of organisations that provide support services overlook the fact that the staff who provide support, need support too. Not at Alina Homecare, it might be training staff, listening, or just being there for you. Alina Homecare will be supportive from the day you start. There will never be a point where you feel that there’s no one there to support you when you need it.

3. Varied work

Being a Support Worker requires you to work in the home of the person you are supporting (not in a care home). Much of what a Support Worker does depends very much on the person you are supporting, its tailored to the needs of the person you care for. Not only could you be supporting them with their daily needs, you have the opportunity to support them to achieve their goals and ambitions.

4. Job security

In these testing times, starting a career as a Support Worker is a wise move! Demand has increased over the last five years, and that’s set to accelerate as Britain’s population ages, the social care sector offers great job security.

5. Personal development

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As a Support Worker, you’ll learn a huge amount. Not just from the exceptional training by Alina Homecare, but also from the people you work with and the people you work for. It’s is an eye-opening experience, and provides the chance to work with people from all walks of life with varying needs of support.

6. Career progression

Social care is a rapidly growing sector, with many opportunities for career progression. You’ll learn transferable skills, gain training, and with ambition, you can go right to the top. With experience, you could take on more responsibility as a senior support worker or manager. With the right attitude and motivation, you can choose your next step!


Benefits Of Being A Support Worker

We offer…

  • Competitive pay with enhanced Bank Holidays rates
  • Flexible contracts
  • Full time, part time, weekend and night shifts
  • Local work
  • Paid holiday
  • Exclusive employee discounts on your favourite brands with Alina Rewards!
  • Excellent quality training through our exclusive Alina Homecare Academy
  • Regular refresher training
  • A range of rewarding opportunities with great potential for career development

You’ll need…

  • A caring and respectful attitude at all times
  • Good communication skills
  • A willingness to learn
  • A successful DBS check (which we pay for)


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Contact us if you have an emergency related to an elderly or disabled person living at home, are concerned about a friend, relative or yourself coping at home alone, need to chat through care options, or are after general information and advice.

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