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A Day in the Life of a Housing Association Chief Executive

I’m sure many will sympathise with me when I say that I struggle to properly function in the morning until I’ve had a cup of coffee, if not two. For this reason, my first port of call when I get into the office is to drink the contents of the cup that my PA has […]

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A Day in the Life of a Teacher

Deciding on a career path can be challenging. However we are here to help. Have you ever wondered what a typical day in the life of a teacher is like? Then wonder no more! This blog takes a look at the typical day of Ryan who works in an EBD (Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties school) […]

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Why I became a teacher…& why I love it

Teaching is an ancient profession. For as long as there has been knowledge to pass on, members of society have been doing just that. Skip forward to modern day and there are hundreds of thousands of people in the UK who dedicate their lives to educating others. So what is it that draws people to […]

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A day in the life of… a Neighbourhood Officer

Working as a Neighbourhood Officer is great, the company I work for in central Leeds is relatively small compared to many (we manage around 5,000 properties) and I like this as it allows us to do more for our tenants than most and add a genuinely personal touch. To try and describe a typical day […]

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A day in the life of a Tenancy Sustainment Officer

As a Tenancy Sustainment Officer working in social housing, my work focuses on helping our tenants keep a roof over their heads. They may need advice on money management or claiming certain benefits, so I provide useful advice in 1-2-1 sessions. In a recent case, one of our tenants had her Housing Benefit stopped because […]

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Rewarding Careers – Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher

The role of a Special Educational Needs (SEN) teacher is extremely varied, requires specific training and tends to throw up different challenges on a daily basis. However, the high level of job satisfaction could prove to be a more than adequate reward for the groundwork needed to obtain this career. Day-to-Day The role involves working […]

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A Social Worker’s Proudest Moment by Rebecca Joy Novell

Talking about your proudest moment is not something that comes easily or naturally to a Social Worker. This is partly because you rarely take time to stop and reflect on the good work you are doing. Weekdays are spent rushing between scheduled meetings, unscheduled crises and typing up numerous assessments. However, the difficulty of reflecting […]

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Social Work Spotlights

Social Work remains to be a profession that most are aware of but few truly understand what is actually involved. Over the coming weeks on Jobsgopublic.com we will be hosting our third ‘Social Work Showcase’ during which we will be working with a variety of employers to promote their Social Work and Social Care vacancies. […]

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A Day In The Life Of A Social Worker by Rebecca Joy Novell

Like all professional adults, every morning starts with a feeling of pure rage aimed at the alarm clock. ‘Why must you be so loud alarm clock? Why?!’ Once I’ve stopped glaring at the clock (as if glaring at it will make tomorrow morning’s wake-up call better), I get up and attempt to make myself look […]

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