A minute in the life

Working as a team to cope with a terminal illness
There can be hard times as a support worker too, and it’s important to reach out to your colleagues as a support network. Anne had to go through a very difficult experience.
Constructing a new career
Mark left university and worked in construction for six years. He’s now been working in care for nine.
What it takes to be a good support worker
Ailish believes anyone can be a support worker, but to be a good support worker you need something special and not everyone understands what it takes.
Hobbies, activities and having fun together
Gemma describes her job as “fresh, exciting, rewarding, satisfying and enjoyable”; and it’s easy to see why.