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Care escort Average UK Salary & Prospects

Community transport passenger assistants accompany elderly people or adults and children with disabilities, on local journeys.

  • Administer bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.  
  • Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.  
  • Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses or
Read more about Care escort

Care escorts typically work around 21 to 23 hours per week.

As a Care escort you will typically work between 8am and 6pm.

This occupation tends to be:

  • Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants,
  • Read more about Care escort
    * from ONETonline
    Average salary
    20,228 GBP *
    per year
    11,000 GBP
    13,000 GBP
    Starting
    5+ Experience
    * data taken from the Office of National Statistics (ons.gov.uk)
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    Pay over time for Care escort

    Pay for this role has increased slightly over time
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    Future outlook for Care escorts

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    Balanced outlook
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    Very good outlook
    6% yearly wage growth (on average)
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    56% chance of automation in the future

    Care escort - Your future job?


    Which qualifications do I need?

    Find out what you need to know in order to become a Care escort and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

    In terms of people already doing this job:

    • 54% of people in this role have GCSEs or equivalent
    • 17% of people in this role have do not have GCSEs or equivalent qualifications
    • 17% of people in this role have a certificate of higher education or equivalent but no degree
    A college course like a Level 1 Certificate in Health and Social Care can give you an introduction to working in the care sector.

    Get the right qualification to begin your journey to becoming a Care escort

    Social Care / Work

    What soft skills do I need?

    Rise above the competition by brushing up on the 5 most important soft skills you need to become a Care escort.
    Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people
    Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do
    Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
    Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively
    Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action

    What technical skills do I need?

    Technical skills are programmes, softwares and things you need to know in order to be a successful Care escort. Check that you know:
    1
    Calendar and scheduling software August Systems Visit Wizard
    2
    Data base reporting software Mi-Co Mi-Forms
    3
    Electronic mail software Email software; Voltage SecureMail
    4
    Medical software MEDITECH software
    5
    Optical character reader OCR or scanning software Computer reading software
    Improve your skills today

    Social Care / Work

    Things to highlight for your Care escort interview

    Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical. Concern for Others Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. Cooperation Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. Self Control Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

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