The singing social worker

Singing sensation Siobhán Patton on the day job that moves her to tears

All in a day’s work for… a university cleaner

Hoovering, mopping and virtual reality. Ann Anthony has a familiar job in a state-of-the-art setting

Making ends meet: a nurse in London

Young nurse Helen Oliver on the ‘culture clash’ of London’s living costs

Finding a role in the union

Debbie Silvester joined a UNISON campaign to protect her pay – and found more to the union than she’d expected

All in a day’s work for… a school cook

Preparing lunch for 100 hungry kids is all in a day’s work for school cook Fay Hart

There for You: domestic violence

UNISON offered a lifeline for a member who felt a prisoner in her own home

a young white woman against a wall

Making ends meet: a homecare support worker

Nicky Sutton loves her job. But on £500 a month, she says, ‘The truth is, it’s just tough’