The UK retail industry is experiencing significant challenges and difficulties, with staff in those sectors now facing an uncertain future.
With retailer Wilko's as the latest store to warn of potential closures and redundancies. New Look, Iceland, Barclays and Natwest have already confirmed they will be shutting stores and branches in 2023, with Boots announcing earlier this summer that they would be closing 300 stores in the UK in the next 12 months. Marks and Spencer have already closed a number of stores across the UK this year and are set to close two more before December. For those working in retail, the uncertainty of the coming months could be an anxious and stressful time for themselves and their families. But there is a readily accessible option for anyone looking for a dependable, rewarding, long-term career.
Home care is a stable career choice for those who are passionate about helping others and who are willing to continuously learn and adapt to changes in the healthcare industry. The demand for home care services is increasing due to an aging population, and a preference for 'aging in place'.
Working in home care offers several advantages. Firstly, it allows caregivers to work in a more personalized and intimate setting, providing one-on-one care to clients in their own homes. This can lead to stronger relationships between caregivers and clients, and a greater sense of fulfilment in the work being done. Additionally, home care can offer more flexible scheduling options, allowing caregivers to better balance work and personal responsibilities. Finally, working in home care can lead to career advancement opportunities and specialized training in areas such as complex care.
Whispers Care is the South's leading home care and complex care provider, and we are currently recruiting across the south of Hampshire. So if you are looking to get into a stable, thriving industry, then now is the time to get in touch! Visit our careers page or email your CV and a cover letter to HR@whisperscare.co.uk.