Become a Care Pro: Step-by-Step Guide

Ever Wondered What the Recruitment Process is for a Care Professional?

If you’ve ever considered a career in the care sector, you might have wondered about the recruitment process for becoming a care professional. Some assume it’s a lengthy and challenging journey, especially for those without prior experience. However, the process can be straightforward and rewarding with the right guidance and preparation.

In this blog, we’ll explore the steps involved in becoming a care professional, from application to training, and debunk the myth that lack of experience is a significant barrier. Whether you’re just starting out or contemplating a career change, understanding the recruitment process can help you take the first step towards a fulfilling career in care:

1.Initial Enquiry
💼 Apply for a position.

📞 We gather information via telephone, text, and email.

3.Invite to Interview
📧 Schedule interview and request ID.

📝 Attend the interview, and complete paperwork.

5.Training Invitation
🏆 We invite successful candidates to 2-day training.

📝 You provide references, send DBS payment, complete paperwork and online modules.

7.Training Day 1
📅 Complete “Day in the Life of a Care Professional” session (half day).

8.Training Day 2
🩺 Complete basic life support, medication, moving handling.

✅ Complete signing you off as ready to work, offer the contract, provide PPE and ID badge, confirm shadowing shifts and availability.

👥 Arrange and complete minimum 6 hours of shadowing.

11.Official Visits
📅 Schedule first visits with Care Manager to assess competencies.

12.Weekly Check-ins
📞 Conduct weekly phone calls to monitor progress.

👩‍🏫 Attend supervision sessions at 2, 6, and 12 weeks.

14.Care Certificate
📜 Complete online learning modules within 12 weeks.

15.Ongoing Development
📚 Participate in continuous learning and NVQ training.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of others and are looking to embark on a fulfilling career in the field of care, we encourage you to reach out to us today. Contact us now to learn more about the exciting opportunities available and how you can make a difference in the lives of those in need. Either call us on 0151 221 5628 or click the link below to complete our application form!