Experience Stories

Jacaranda has placed many candidates in different types of work over the years, ranging from qualified social work to residential child care work and work with adults with disabilities. Have a look at some experience stories to see what people say about finding a job in social care in the UK with Jacaranda.

 

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Candidates and  Managers Qualified Social Work in Children Services

 

Ana from Portugal - Career planning, from care work to social work

I started as a care worker to improve my English and get used to British culture, before moving into qualified social work. I loved working as a care worker and I feel confident now in my social work role.

 

Andreea from RomaniaQualified Social Worker in Children Services

I came from Romania to the UK nearly three months ago to work in Children and Family Services for a Welsh local authority. I am a social worker who qualified three years ago in Romania. I had previously been working as a social worker for two year ...

 

Andreas from Germany Qualified Social Worker in Children Services

I have been working as a social worker for a Local Authority in the East of England for two years now. I work with children in need, children subject to a child protection plan …

 

David from SwedenQualified Social Work in Children Services

When my education was nearing its completion and I was looking at the job market in Sweden, I quickly found that starting up a career in social work was going to be a difficult task …

 

Karina from Germany Qualified Social Work in Adults’ Services

When the GSCC application pack arrived in my post box, I just thought: “I will never get it”. Core Competences, all translated documents, references they required …

 

Lidia from RomaniaQualified Social Work in Adults’ Services - in Romanian language

Poate sit u te afli in situatia in care earm eu acum ceva timp: ai auzit despre alti colegi care lucreaza in UK, ti-ai dori si pentru tine acest lucru, dat ti se pare …

 

Kristina from GermanyResidential Child Care Worker – Children with Learning Disabilities

I work at a residential school for up to 44 young people aged 11 – 19 years who have severe learning difficulties combined with difficult and challenging patterns of behaviour …

 

David from GermanySupport Worker – Adults with Disabilities

I started working in London supporting adults with autism in October 2007. My team is nice and it doesn’t seem to be unusual for the colleague that I come from …

 

 

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