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Be the reason an older person sees a friendly face today.

8 March 2023

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Written byOwain Farrington

Be the reason an older person sees a friendly face today.

In the past, care has had a pretty bad reputation. Some people think that it’s all doom, gloom and cleaning up after people. But, the reality is very different. You can be the reason an older person sees a friendly face, or be the reason they enjoy a cup of tea, or be the reason they get to visit their favourite café once a week.

carer and client talking

A career that gives back to your community

Starting a career in care puts you in the driving seat of a role with unrivalled flexibility, fitting around your lifestyle with hours to suit you. It gives you a purpose, a reason and an overpowering sense of job satisfaction. 

At Radfield Home Care we are on a mission to help the nation age well and remain connected to the things that matter most to them. This is where you come in. With your unwavering support, you can be the reason an older person gets to step outside their front door, breathe in some fresh air and get back to a normal life in their community. 

carer handing client some food

What you can expect as a Care Professional with Radfield

  • Paid travel time.
  • Tax-free mileage.
  • Paid training is provided by our experienced team. There’s no experience required, you can become a competent and effective Care Professional in no time. 
  • Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle – if you’re looking for a part time role to fill the day while the kids are at school, then a career in care could be for you. 
  • Opportunities for career progression for those interested in gaining qualifications and taking the next step. 

Helping others isn’t a bed of roses and it’s important that anyone starting a career in private home care understands that it’s a challenging environment. Care Professionals need endless patience, kindness and determination.  

According to Prospects, a UK based careers advice company:

”Finding fulfilling work can have a positive impact on your physical and mental health, your relationships, your self-esteem, and even, over time, your bank balance,”

“You’ll have the freedom to pursue what’s important to you. Rather than being limited to what you think you ‘can’ do based on your current skill set, look at what you’re naturally drawn to.”

carer and client talking to each other and just having a great time

Testimonials from real life Care Professionals

I could sit here all day talking about the benefits of working care, but let’s be honest, it doesn’t quite have the same impact as reading rea-life quotes from real-life Care Professionals does it?

“Year on year, I can’t believe how I’ve seen client’s lives improve. Time is vital, and I give my client’s the time they need. I feel very proud working for Radfield.”Wayne Plumridge

“Caring is a new vocation for me, I’m working with lots of lovely people and it feels like I have got a new family. The support from the office staff and colleagues is amazing, and my clients are all lovely.” Sarah Lamsdale

“Radfield is one of the best companies I’ve ever worked for. The staff are taken care of, there’s fair wages, travel time is taken care of and everyone I work with is lovely.“Yasmin Choudhury

“Radfield is absolutely fantastic, it’s a pleasure working here. I was at first worried about a job in adult care, but we are one one big happy family.”Jo Tregear 

If you’re feeling inspired and you’d like to be the reason someone gets to experience something positive today, you can visit our care jobs page to find out more. 

Alternatively, if you’re looking for more information on our home care services, please visit our services page. 



Owain Farrington

Owain Farrington

Head of Marketing

An experienced content creator with a varied marketing skillset. Owain is an accomplished verbal and visual communicator.

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