Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Naoise Pye from St. Michael's House to give some advice for people considering this job:

Naoise Pye

Social Care Worker

St. Michael's House

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Naoise Pye
You need to be interested in people, and want to help them. Interests in Creative Arts can help as well as having a degree in Social Studies and having plenty of work experience.
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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their best operating under supervisors who give clear guidelines, and performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.
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The following are videos relating to how our Education system works, including information on some of the government schemes and general application process that are in place.

 

5 Videos available
SUSI - Tips for Applicats
Source:YouTube [1:10]




Higher Education in Ireland
Source:HEA [3:20]




Disability Access to College (DARE) 2018
Source:Access College [14:46]




Higher Access Education Route (HEAR) 2018
Source:Access College [16:39]




SUSI - Making your Application
Source:YouTube [5:06]