As a care leaver who has recently joined the Childrens Commissioner’s office and finding my place in the world of work, I have been able to gather some key advice and experiences that I would like to pass on to other care leavers joining the work force for the first time.
Starting a new job or career can be nerve-wracking, whether you are a care leaver or not. But, for most of us, this is a new beginning and an achievement of all our hard work.
I hope these tips help you feel more confident about starting your new job. You will ace it. and just know that…
You are there because you deserve to be there. You were chosen for this role because you have the skills and abilities for it.Newly employed care leaver at CCo
Now it’s your time to shine!