What does a care assistant do?

The role of Care Assistant, or Care Worker as it is also called, is an in-demand profession right now. According to the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC), “an estimated 18,000 organisations [are] involved in providing or organising adult social care in England” – that constitutes approximately “1,319,000 adult-social-care sector jobs (excluding Personal Assistants)”. But given that “care” is an umbrella term with various applications, it’s natural to ask: what does a Care Assistant do?

We spoke to Marie Heslin, the Registered Manager of Merseyside’s Sandley Court Care Home, to find out…

6 great contracting roles in engineering

Flexibility to choose where, when and on what you want to work is just one of the benefits of contract working. Its an arrangement that works well for employers, too, because they only pay contractors for a specific time on a particular project.

We looked through the Jobsite database for some examples of the great contract opportunities available specifically for engineers.

5 in-demand web development disciplines

According to the recently published Harvey Nash Tech Survey 2016, out of all the highly sought-after roles that constitute the current UK skills shortage, developers scored highest. Indeed, a staggering 62% of the companies surveyed had 10+ developer headhunter enquiries per year.[1] With that in mind, we asked five experts to profile five of the most sought-after software development languages…

How to read between the lines of a job rejection

You dressed to impress, had the skill-set you believed they were looking for, and thought the job interview couldn’t have gone better. So hearing that you didn’t get the job has, understandably, hit you hard. Here, HR Director Sarah Wheeler tells us how we can learn from rejection rather than lament it… 

From paralegal to senior partner…

Just as a nurse works with a doctor, so a paralegal will team up with a lawyer. And just like the role of nurse, a paralegal is a skilled profession in its own right. We explore what a paralegal does, why it’s perfect for some people as a career, but also why it’s a good role for someone looking to become a lawyer