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Aidan, Sarah and Blair

Aidan, Sarah and Blair are social care assistants at Royston Court Care Home in Edinburgh.

Aidan, Sarah and Blair are registered with the SSSC as support workers in a care home service. The minimum qualification for this role is the SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF level 6. SVQs are gained in work so it’s common for people to gain employment before they are qualified. Aidan, Sarah and Blair speak about this in the video. You can find out more about SVQs and how you can progress your career in the qualification pathways.

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My best words of advice are there is no need to worry about training as you’re given all the training you will need. Go into it with an open mind and never look back.

Blair Social care assistant

In the video below, Aidan, Sarah and Blair explain how they got started, why they love their work and give their best words of advice.

Closed Caption subtitles can be switched on by clicking on the 'cc' button on the video.