Getting into support work
The support work jobs we advertise on this site are all checked to make sure that they are entry level. Most of the jobs will however expect you to be able to show a good understanding of what the work is about and a positive attitude to both the work itself and to your own development. The links below are different ways you can get a foot on the ladder if you want to get into support work.
Traineeships and Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships and Traineeships are fantastic opportunities to ‘learn while you earn’
Volunteering is the route into paid work for many support workers
Advice and Support
Advice and Support, i.e. having someone to help you through the application process or in the early months of your employment, can sometimes be the difference between success and failure.