Thinking about social care jobs in Leicestershire or Rutland? Wondering whether the work would suit you?

Good news: you don’t always need qualifications or previous work experience to get a job in social care. What matters is that you are ready to do what’s needed, with the right attitudes and values.

Does that mean you? Do you have the right blend of compassion, kindness, flexibility and reliability? Inspired to Care has a useful online quiz which will help you explore whether you have what it takes. Be ready to answer practical and values-based questions. You’ll get a suggestion of what kind of work might suit you. You’ll also get an idea of the different range of approaches when helping others.

Inspired to Care is a project run by Leicestershire County Council. The jobs offered are with care providers across the county.