Being a carer gives you the unique opportunity to make a real difference to a person, supporting them in every aspect of their life.
Each carer role is different and each carer will have unique experiences.
By being a carer you get the opportunity to support a person in their daily lives, face individual challenges and find a job that suits you.
As caring is such a unique and personal experience, we interviewed a carer to ask her about her experiences of being a carer.
Katie had never worked as a carer and thought she'd apply for the job, below is her story in her words. This is why Katie thinks you should be a carer.