Working in Health and Social Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

We’ve Got Work For You – Now

While many sectors of the economy are shrinking during the coronavirus pandemic the need for staff in the health and social care sector is still very strong.


This is because non-qualified support workers can work in residential children’s homes if they have any relevant experience or other qualifications for working with young people, children and teenagers. So if

Non-qualified support workers can also work in adult settings. So if

  • you’ve got an adult DBS we can find you work caring for adults.
  • you need to get an adult DBS, did you know they are being fast tracked AND ARE FREE OF CHARGE at the moment such is the demand for adult carers? Contact your local Prospero Health & Social Care office to find out more.

The Care Certificate

The Care Certificate is a widely recognised and desired training course which you can do online in your own time at home and which Prospero offers for free. It will give you you a robust introduction to Health and Social Care, preparing you for work in this sector. Your local Prospero Health & Social Care office will be able to tell you more about taking the course.

There are 15 stages which the training will cover:

The standards

  1. Understand your role
  2. Your personal development
  3. Duty of care
  4. Equality and diversity
  5. Work in a person-centred way
  6. Communication
  7. Privacy and dignity
  8. Fluids and nutrition
  9. Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
  10. Safeguarding adults
  11. Safeguarding children
  12. Basic life support
  13. Health and safety
  14. Handling information
  15. Infection prevention and control

These are the kinds of Health and Social Care jobs we’re currently recruiting for and the areas they encompass

  • Support Workers – supporting people with learning disability, challenging behavior, BSL (British sign language) – all personal care is needed here
  • Health Care Assistants – personal care, elderly, dementia
  • Mental Health Support Workers – supporting people with eating disorders, homeless shelter, domestic violence projects and substance misuse
  • Childrens Residential Support Workers – working with young adults, children and teenagers
  • Domestic Violence Workers
  • Outreach Workers – working with vulnerable families in the community, vulnerable single parents, mental health
  • Homeless Hostel Support Workers – working with vulnerable people or young people
  • Day Centre Workers
  • Senior Care Assistant
  • Registered General Nurses
  • Domicillary Care Workers

Register your interest with us now

And don’t forget to look after yourself and keep washing your hands!

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As an APSCo Member, Prospero Health and Social Care ensures compliance with all the safeguarding and vetting regulations as stipulated by the CQC and CSSIW.

All of Prospero Health and Social Care’s candidates and company staff adhere to regulations set out under the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employments Business Regulations 2003.