Category Archives: Work

Work… is… well… it’s just work, isn’t it! Enough said!

Care work compared with office work

So, I’ve been a carer for a couple of weeks now and there are bits of it I love and bits I don’t like so much but overall I’m happy. It’s a very rewarding thing to do. So different to working in an office, which is what I used to do. It is physically very Read More →

Why I’m loving being a Health Care Assistant

Wow. It’s been a pretty busy couple of weeks. I did my training last week: Monday to Thursday. Then I did a 4 hour shadow shift (I didn’t get paid for that) at a home for learning disabilities, and then I did two night shifts, 8am to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday nights at the same Read More →

Fab but gruelling week training

I’ve been training this week to become a care assistant. It’s been really great. I met some really nice people and learned some really interesting stuff – including First Aid (CPR and putting someone in the recovery position). But I’ve also found it really exhausting. Not so much the training itself – although I suppose Read More →

Making ends meet

I’m a little worried. I don’t know if I mentioned it but I applied for a job as a support worker. There seemed to be very little in the way of part time admin roles and I thought a change would be good. I’m looking forward to it. I have training next week – Monday Read More →

I have a new job, being on the radio & gardening

I have a job! I found out on Wednesday but have been busy and a bit rubbish with regards to updating my blog. I got the contract over the weekend and I start on the 4th April. I’m very excited. It’s a load off my mind knowing I have something sorted. But its not just Read More →