The UK social care sector

EY Foundation:
Beyond Your Limits

The Beyond Your Limits programme aims to support 16-17-year-olds in care through a 2-year programme with a series of employability and bespoke interventions. Focussing support for young people in care to build employability and careers in social care.

39 participants have been supported across 4 cohorts in Hounslow, London and Manchester, increasing their skills and experience with a focus on careers within the care sector and involving three volunteers from CareTech Ltd, with the expansion of the programme with cohorts now launched in Coventry, London, and Birmingham and is now part of the Pan London Care Leaver Compact.



71% of programme completers reported an interest in health and social care pathways ranging from mental health nurse to Pharmacologist.

94% said the programme increased their motivation to achieve their goals and improved their career prospects


I have learnt so much about how to choose and how to get the best job for me  
Beyond Your Limits Student