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Care in the Square Job Fairs – Find out about exciting local job and career opportunities in Social Care

Related topics: Adult social care / Children's services / Health

Those with a passion for helping make a positive difference to people’s lives are being invited to see the fantastic career and job opportunities in social care and health in a series of events being held in June.

Care in the Square job fairs

Care in the Square recruitment and careers fair

The Care in the Square events are part of a drive across the county to seek new recruits into an exciting and rewarding career in social care and health.

The events organised by Shropshire Council and Shropshire Partners in Care, will take place between 11am and 2pm at the following locations from mid-June.

  • Bailey Head, Oswestry – Friday 17 June
  • The Square, Shrewsbury – Thursday 23 June
  • Castle Square, Ludlow – Friday 24 June

Organisations across the health and social care sector will be showcasing their career and job opportunities across the sector. These will include frontline care and management roles and also supporting roles such as activities coordinators, housekeeping and administration.

Councillor Simon Jones, Cabinet Member for adult social care and public health at Shropshire Council said:

“Our Care in the Square events offer a great opportunity for organisations to showcase the fantastic career opportunities, social care and health offer.

“The sector offers so many job opportunities with many options to develop and progress up the career ladder.

“This is a really exciting time to work in this area, where we have plenty of job opportunities, which all offer competitive salaries, fantastic work benefits, and personal development and training.

“There are numerous opportunities at all levels, whether you are recently leaving school and looking a more rewarding vocation or wanting to return or restart your career in a different profession.

“So if you or someone you know is interested, please do come along, we looking forward to seeing you!”

Shropshire Partners in Care added:

“Working in Social Care gives you the opportunity to make a positive difference to people’s lives, contributing to their health, happiness, and wellbeing through a wide range of physical, emotional, and social support services.  Every day you are helping people to live their lives and develop and maintain their independence, dignity, and control.

“If you have good communication skills and a desire to help other people, come along to our Care in the Square events happening across Shropshire to talk to local social care providers and find out more about the wide range of job opportunities available.”

To find out more about the event email SRichards@spic.co.uk or visit Care in the Square – Shropshire Partners in Care (spic.co.uk)

If you’re interested working in social care, Skills for Care have a wide range of information. To find out more visit Job roles in social care (skillsforcare.org.uk)