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DYW Live Social Care Week 2022

Would you like to be a support worker, a social worker or a care home nurse? These are just some of the range of careers we’ll showcase in our first ever Social Care Careers Week.

Throughout the week, we’ll talk live to people in a variety of roles to demystify what social care workers actually do every day, with the chance for you to ask questions about what it’s like to do the jobs.

Our daily morning programme will see real social care professionals delivering 30 minute webinars on the website with live Q&A. These will be recorded afterwards. In the afternoons our 45-minute sessions via MS Teams will introduce you to social care as the diverse sector it is. We’ll look at career pathways and the opportunities to become a registered social care professional.

We’ll discuss the valuable skills that young people bring to social care and hear from young workers about what it’s like to start their careers with us. And importantly, we’ll explain the routes into the sector, including entry-level jobs, college courses and apprenticeship opportunities, so that everyone knows where to start.

Discover a whole world of rewarding career options supporting people to live their lives the way they want to.

Register your interest in the webinars here. A watch link for the live/recorded webinars will be emailed closer to the event
To participate in the Care Career lessons via Glow Teams please register here.

When: Monday 5 December to Friday 9 December 2022

Our sessions will be delivered in partnership by social care employers, Coalition of Care and Support Providers (CCPS), Scottish Care, The Princes Trust, Scottish Government, local authorities, training providers, colleges and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

The full timetable can be found here:


Careers Week


Careers Week


Careers Week


Careers Week


Careers Week