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Bizkaia promotes new programs to improve the quality of employment in the care sector

Bizkaia promotes new programs to improve the quality of employment in the care sector

Jeickson Sulbaran

June 18, 2024 | 1:49 pm

The initiatives seek to professionalize domestic care workers with training, job orientation and occupational health

In Bizkaia, various initiatives have been launched to improve the quality of employment in the care sector, especially in the domestic sphere. The professionalization of care workers is essential to guarantee decent and quality employment, according to Teresa Laespada, Regional Deputy for Employment, Social Cohesion and Equality.

Innovative training and career guidance

Laespada highlights that The qualification and requalification of these workers is carried out through innovative training methodologies. Since 2018, 136 people in Bizkaia have benefited from these programs, and another 95 are expected to join through the ZainLab program. In total, 231 people have improved their skills in this crucial sector.

Bizkaia promotes new programs to improve the quality of employment in the care sector

In the profile of these workers, there is a majority of Latin women with training in other areas, many of them with little time to train due to the demands of their daily work. Susana Moreno, from the SSI Group, mentions that Although male participation is increasing, it remains a minority.

Occupational health and self-care

One of the main bets of these programs is promote occupational health and self-care of care workers. Working conditions in this sector are often harsh, so it is essential to provide tools and resources to improve the well-being of these professionals.

In addition, the Career Guidance Service offers ongoing support for Help workers find employment in decent and safe conditions. This comprehensive approach not only benefits workers, but also improves the quality of care received by people cared for in their homes.

Positive impact on the community

The programs promoted in Bizkaia have had a significant impact on the lives of care workers and the community in general. The professionalization and improvement of working conditions They not only increase the quality of service, but also dignify an essential work in society.

In Bizkaia it is leading the way towards a future where domestic care is carried out with professionalism and respect, guaranteeing quality employment for those who dedicate their lives to caring for others. This commitment to training, career guidance and worker health is an example for other regions to follow.

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