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No longer a backwater, care homes offer a career

Once considered backwaters in terms of a career, care homes can nowadays be vibrant places to work, with a clear career structure

Once considered backwaters in terms of a career, care homes can nowadays be vibrant places to work, with a clear career structure

Care homes have in the past been considered career backwaters, places to go when you are nearing the end of your NHS career.

But that is changing across the UK, with care homes increasingly viewed as modern, vibrant places to work. This is particularly evident in Scotland, where the charity Erskine provides a clear career structure for staff that can take them from care assistant to nurse consultant.

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Erskine provides nursing, residential, respite and dementia care to UK veterans and their spouses in four homes across

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