Career progression in the field of care is an essential aspect for individuals who are passionate about providing quality care and support to those in need. As care workers and support workers develop their skills and gain experience, they have the opportunity to advance in their careers and take on more responsibilities.

Ways to progress in a care career:

  •  Specializing in a particular area of care, such as working with the elderly, children, or individuals with disabilities. This may require obtaining additional qualifications, such as a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care or other professional certifications relevant to the chosen specialty.
  •  Continuous learning and development. By staying up-to-date with the latest research, best practices, and advancements in the field, care professionals can improve their knowledge and skills, enabling them to provide better care and make more informed decisions at work.
  • Mentoring and collaborating with others is another way to progress in a care career. By sharing knowledge and experiences with colleagues, care workers can learn from each other and contribute to the overall improvement of care services.

Additionally, taking on leadership roles within the workplace can help care professionals demonstrate their commitment to the profession and gain valuable management experience.

By focusing on personal and professional growth, care workers can advance in their careers and contribute to the improvement of care services for those who rely on them. This not only benefits the individuals receiving care but also helps create a more compassionate and effective healthcare system for all. You can read more HERE.

As you aspire to advance in your care career, consider exploring opportunities with Visiting Angels, a trusted and renowned carer centric care provider.

Visiting Angels specializes in delivering exceptional in-home care services to individuals in need, including the elderly, vulnerable, and those with disabilities. By joining the Visiting Angels team, you can specialize in your preferred area of care and receive comprehensive support to enhance your skills and expertise.

One of the key advantages of working with Visiting Angels is our commitment to continuous learning and development. Through our comprehensive training programme – VA Academy and various ongoing development programmes, we prioritize staying up-to-date with the latest research, best practices, and advancements in the care industry. This ensures that you have access to the most relevant knowledge and resources to excel in your role and provide exceptional care to clients.

Classroom training delivered at the VA Head office

Classroom training delivered at the VA Head office

Visiting Angels also values leadership and offers opportunities for career growth. By taking on leadership roles within the organization, you can showcase your dedication to the profession and gain invaluable management experience, which will enhance your career prospects and open doors for further advancement.

Many of our amazing long serving staff members started off as Angels in the company and are now at senior roles within the office and the field.

Embark on a rewarding career journey with Visiting Angels and make a positive difference in the lives of those who rely on your care. Visit our careers website at to explore career opportunities and take the next step towards a fulfilling career in Care.