NCF Rising Stars feature

March 24, 2020

Career history I started my career in social care when I left school. I worked in a care home in Nottingham and loved it from the start. I progressed quickly to a senior care worker role but left the sector a couple of years later to set up a family Read the full article…

NCF Rising Stars 2020 news

March 3, 2020

Entries for the NCF Rising Stars 2020 programme are now open. The programme shines a light on the next generation of leaders in social care, offering mentoring, training and networking opportunities. Applications for the programme will be whittled down to ten managers and registered managers working in social care organisations Read the full article…

NCF Rising Stars feature

February 25, 2020

Career I came to the UK to study accounting in 2006. I needed a part-time job to support myself and a friend recommended looking for work in the care sector, so I started in a housekeeping position in a care home. I found that I was really passionate about the Read the full article…

NCF rising stars 2019 feature

January 23, 2020

Career After leaving college, I completed a management programme with a newsagent and managed a shop for two years before I saw an advert for a trainee clinical support worker. I moved into this role and worked on a dialysis unit where I completed an NVQ Level 3. After a Read the full article…

NCF Rising Stars 2019 feature

November 27, 2019

Career history I started my care career when I was 17. I was a care assistant working in a residential dementia home. I then chose to complete my nurse training and qualified in 2009. I always knew I wanted to be a nurse but never knew what speciality I wanted Read the full article…

NCF Rising Stars 2019 feature

October 29, 2019

Career History I started my career as a care assistant in a nursing home at the age of 17. I worked my way up to a senior care assistant role and then went onto nights as night supervisor. I then decided I wanted to follow my passion for working with Read the full article…

NCF Rising Stars 2019 feature

September 24, 2019

Career history I started my career in the British Army, where I spent 12 years as a healthcare assistant. When I left, I wanted to go into social care and I joined The Fremantle Trust in 2004 as a care worker looking after older people. Soon after that, I moved Read the full article…

NCF rising stars Charlotte Sehmi feature

August 21, 2019

Career history My career didn’t start off in care – I wasn’t the best in school and when I left I did a lot of temping jobs. I came into the care sector eight years ago working for a domiciliary service for elderly people. I fell in love with the Read the full article…

NCF rising stars 2019 feature

June 26, 2019

Career history I started my career in social care in 1995. I’d previously been a horse-riding instructor, so it was a big switch, but my Mum had always worked in the care sector so it seemed like the obvious choice when I needed a ‘proper job’ to pay the bills. Read the full article…

Rising Stars feature

May 22, 2019

The National Care Forum (NCF) Rising Stars Programme has had a successful second year. Launched in 2017, the programme addresses the need to invest in and develop the skills of the next generation of leaders in social care, with registered managers from the NCF membership selected to take part each Read the full article…

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