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“There's no greater responsibility than looking after other people's children.”
Anne Prescott - nursery care worker
“It must be one of the most fulfilling jobs in the world.”
Damian Mars - nursery worker
“I try to find the child's strengths and bring them out.”
Ayub Malik - learning mentor
“I really couldn't recommend working with children enough.”
Poonam Cant - nursery manager
“I knew that I wanted to help people.”
Parul Begum - programme manager for disabled children
“I just can't ever see myself wanting to do anything else.”
Louise Gelder - development officer for looked after children and substance use
If you work with children or young people, whether through paid employment or voluntary work, you are a member of the children and young people’s workforce. Find out more...
CWDC offers advice to employers about the qualifications and training required for certain job roles within the children and young people’s workforce, guidance for induction training and support information for implementing new standards. Find out more...
If you work for a Children's Trust you may find the following resources and information useful. Find out more...
Whether you offer further or higher education, vocational or work-based learning, or first aid and other short courses, we have information, guidance and support resources to help you train the children’s workforce. Find out more...
Are you considering a career working with children and young people? There’s a wide variety of job roles, qualifications and training available for all levels, and many different routes into the workforce. Find out more...
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