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Why Work in Care?

There are many great reasons to work in Adult Social Care!

Here are a few:

  • If you have the right values, there is a job for you
    There are hundreds of different jobs available, depending on what you want to do, who you want to work with and where you want to work. 
  • You don’t need any previous experience
    Whatever your employment background, it’s your transferable skills that count.
  • You’ll make a massive difference to people’s lives
    You’ll support people to live independently, you'll be working with a range of different people.
  • Every day is different
    Working to help different people with unique needs and personalities means that no two days are ever the same. 
  • There is genuine career progression
    Adult social care services are growing and changing all the time, which means there are lots of opportunities to develop and progress.
  • It’s incredibly rewarding
    Supporting someone to live as full and independent a life as possible brings a real sense of achievement.

If you’ve got a caring personality, it’s an ideal job for you. It’s also a job where you can be flexible with your hours.

John, Care Worker, Hampshire County Council


Adult social care is about supporting people to maintain their independence, dignity and control. It is one of the few sectors where jobs are increasing, offering significant long-term career opportunities as well as temporary and part-time roles.

Roles available in Hampshire are varied, flexible and rewarding. You could work for Hampshire County Council, for an independent care agency, or be directly employed by a person needing support.

Explore the options below to discover which role would suit you.

Careers in Care with Hampshire County Council

Reablement Careers

Personal Assistant in Care

Care at Home Providers

Temporary Roles

Adults Social Work

We are also recruiting experienced Social Workers to help keep Hampshire’s vulnerable adults safe and protected.

Now is an exciting time to join the Adult’s social work team at Hampshire County Council and position yourself at the forefront of radical innovation in the delivery of services.

Click HERE to find out more.

Contact Us

If you have any general recruitment enquiries, please contact Hampshire County Council for permanent roles and Connect2Hampshire for temporary roles.

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