Everyone working in social care needs English, number, digital and employability skills including team work and problem solving skills.

There are also some specific skills needed to work in this role. These include

  • the ability to work on your own initiative

  • good listening and communication skills

  • flexibility and time management

  • good interpersonal skills to work with someone on a one to one basis.

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