Is working in a care home an okay part time job for a gap year?Watch
Other common entry level jobs for students are things like bar work, baristas, shops and restaurants.
Is there a better job? I could work at a care home 12 hours one day a week which is about £100 in that day. But the stuff I would have to do isn’t so pleasant and the environment can be a bit depressing. It would be nice to work just one day a week though. Are there more pleasant jobs for an 18 year old?
On the other hand some people I work with are amazing and you do get some really nice moments, e.g. 100yo who had zero idea what was going on but would break biscuits you gave her in half and hand half back, loads of residents can’t do anything/don’t speak but will still wave/smile if you wave/smile at them. Overall though this doesn’t come close to making up for the negative aspects.