There will be a time in everyone’s lives when they need some care and support from a health and social care worker. Oxbridge Home Learning’s nationally recognised Health & Social Care courses are designed so you have the skills needed to work with some of the society’s most vulnerable people, including the elderly, children, and adults with learning difficulties.
There is no clear-cut definition of health and social care. It covers a wide range of services provided by local authorities and the independent sector to children and adults in need or at risk.
Carers typically find themselves working in care homes, clinics, hospitals, medical practices, and out in the community in the homes of people in need of their help.
The NHS is the UK’s largest employer of health and social care, providing 1.7 million people with health and social care jobs, one of our distance learning courses could prepare you for a range of career opportunities in this sector, such as:
In a recent survey of people working in social care, 88% of people said they were happy in their jobs and 99% said that they like feeling that they help people.
Working in this industry you will gain an enormous sense of personal achievement by making a positive difference to people’s lives and careers in social care offer long-term employment prospects, with great opportunities for promotion and progression.
Think you don’t have time? Well, fortunately in today’s modern technologically advanced world you can study from the flexibility, comfort and convenience of your own home. Our Health & Social Care Courses provide you with the same nature and experience as you would benefit from in a classroom environment but to best suit your needs at home.
When you enrol with us you are safe in the knowledge that we are a trusted and experienced distance learning provider. You will receive excellent support whilst learning with us, we are here to help every step of the way. We pride ourselves on very high standard of courses which is reflected in our high pass rates.
The work can be, and often is, challenging, but it is so rewarding, so don’t just dream of pursuing a career that you love – do something about it! Get in touch to find out how we can help you.
This course has been designed to teach you by distance learning how to deliver an excellent level of care, develop a clear understanding of your specific role and responsibilities, create a safe and healthy environment for yourself and those you care for and have your achievements acknowledged.View course
Replacing the older Health and Social Care Level 3, the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care equips students with the skills to care, treat and improve people’s lives in a variety of care settings. It’s the most up-to-date Cache qualification for anyone serious about a career in the health and social care sector.View course
This Autism Awareness Level 2 RQF Course will give you an understanding of the different spectrum of autistic conditions and how they can affect people in a variety of ways, as well as explore the importance of using a person-centred approach to provide support.View course
Our Mindfulness Level 3 course gives you context, teaches you techniques and verified routines that help you focus on the present and become more aware of how your body, thoughts and feelings are connected. You'll learn how mindful meditation can breed acceptance, suspend judgement, overcome anxiety and achieve relaxation. When using mindfulness methods, you can train about any brain to think positively.View course
This qualification is designed for learners interested in, or new to, working in the health sector. It would benefit those working within the sector to support their progression and personal development into a wide range of health care roles both NHS and private.View course
The NHS spent more than £13 billion on medicines in 2012 and experts believe that more than 50% of all medicines are prescribed, dispensed or sold inappropriately every single year. Furthermore, half of all patients in the UK fail to take their medicines correctly.View course