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Our New Social Care Diploma Explained

If you’re passionate about helping people by doing a little housework, popping to the shops for groceries or even just a friendly chat over a nice cup of tea, a career in adult care would be perfect for you.

Whether you’ve always dreamed of starting a career in Social Care or are looking to upskill and progress your career further, our brand new Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care can help you do just that!
 

The Training Room | 02/01/2019 16:14:46

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How to create a winning mindset

The power of a positive mindset should not be underestimated: having an optimistic outlook can radically change your life and help to guide you towards success.
The internal conversation we have with ourselves is the driving force behind every success story… and every failure. Here’s how to create a winning mindset.

 

The Training Room | 12/12/2018 15:00:00

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Moving on: How to Handle Bad News

Receiving bad news can really turn your world upside-down. You may be feeling tired, stressed or unable to cope as a result but it’s important to understand that everyone reacts to bad news differently and you aren’t alone in the way you feel. 
 

The Training Room | 04/12/2018 09:00:00

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Suffering with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)? These Tips Will Help

During the colder, darker days of winter, many of us suffer from the winter blues, often yearning for the lighter, warmer days of Spring to hurry back into our lives. If you do find that the winter blues are starting to really affect your mood, relationships, productivity at work and other aspects of your life, you may actually be suffering from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). If you (or someone you know) is suffering from SAD, try these tips to start making you feel better!
 

The Training Room | 19/11/2018 15:00:00

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Counselling Techniques: Soft Skills in Social Care

Tackling life’s ups and downs is just part of everyday life but sometimes we need a little extra support during troubling times and need to turn to our friends or counsellors to talk through the problems that are bothering us. When someone turns to you for help, advice and comfort, it might be useful to employ some of these soft skills that counselling techniques are based on.

 

The Training Room | 30/10/2018 10:00:00

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How Volunteering Supports Your Career in Social Care

As soon as you decided you wanted a career change in social care you probably spent a fair bit of time on job sites or your local council website. How many times did the ad say “1 years’ experience essential”…”must have worked in sector for a minimum of 18 months”…After a while it makes you feel like that new career is just out of reach. Voluntary work could be the answer!

The Training Room | 12/09/2018 09:00:00

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Your Journey to Working in Social Care

Working in the social care sector, particularly with counselling skills is an incredibly rewarding career path. If you’ve got experience working as a care worker or social worker, you’re already familiar with the key skills needed for this area – you’ll be compassionate, caring and understanding; that’s the first step to getting started in your new career!

The Training Room | 03/08/2018 10:40:00

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What You Need to Know About Counselling Children and Adolescents

We’re all familiar with the concept of counselling. Whether it’s a talking therapy or hypnotherapy, we understand the benefits this one-on-one support can have to our general sense of wellbeing, working through a particular issue or help us cope with difficult times in our lives. As someone who displays natural empathy, is the go-to shoulder to cry on and wants to make a difference in the lives of young people, you may be interested in pursuing a career in this area. Here’s what you should know about counselling children and adolescents

The Training Room | 11/07/2018 12:00:00

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How to Become a Support Worker

If you are naturally the person that people turn to when they need a friendly chat or a comforting shoulder, you might make a fantastic support worker!
Let’s delve a little deeper into this rewarding career and find out why this could be the career for you!
 

The Training Room | 21/06/2018 10:00:00

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Counselling Skills You Can Use Now

If you're the type of person who loves to help others feel better about themselves and are great at listening, why not put those fantastic skills to good use and make a career of it? Whether you’re the person that your friends naturally seek out for advice, or you simply want to try out a few tricks to see if counselling is a possible route for your new career, we've put together a few top skills that you can use now!

The Training Room | 23/05/2018 10:00:00

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