Contract: Up to 30 hours per week, 8 - 12 week programme
Salary: Training allowance of £55 per week (subject to eligibility) and travel expenses
Employer: Training for Care
Closing Date: We will continue to accept applications until all places are filled
The programme is designed to help you gain employability skills and work experience so that you can move into employment in the childcare or social care sector. Your placement will be in a nursery, after school club, residential care home or day centre depending on your area of interest.
Training for Care is an educational charity specialising in social care and childcare training. We are an SQA approved centre and deliver SDS funded Employability programmes as well as a number of short courses for social care and childcare sector staff. The next programme starts on Thursday 12 September.
We will find you a work placement close to your home and you will attend Training for Care 1/2 day per week for tutorials. Your placement will be in a nursery, after school club, residential care home or day centre depending on your area of interest. You will be supervised to carry out the work of a childcare practitioner or care support worker.
What might a day in this job look like?
You will assist with activities in the childcare or social care setting, caring for children or adults, assisting with meal times and snacks, taking children or adults on outings, planning and carrying out activities with children or adults.
What will I learn?
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You must be aged 16 or above and should be able to demonstrate an interest in social care or childcare.