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 Deirdre Lavelle from St. Michael's House to give some advice for people considering this job:


Deirdre Lavelle

Care Assistant

St. Michael's House

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  Deirdre Lavelle
It can take time to get to know people with learning disabilities, patience and good listen skills are very important.

The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.
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Grange Community College

Grange Community College

Grange Community College


Open Evening

Grange Community College is holding an Open Evening for further education on April 21st 2016.

Time: 5pm - 7pm 

This is a fantastic opportunity for prospective students and those interested in furthering their education to come and visit the college.

Our Teachers will be there to answer any questions you might have about studying in Grange CC.

Click here to explore more information on our courses.

AND ...

Don't forget to enter our competition HERE to win a FREE Beauty Therapy Course!

Winners will be announced at the Open Evening.


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(01) 8471422