Step into Childcare/Social Care - Employability Fund Programme - 16864
17 December 2018
Up to 30 hours per week, 8 - 12 week programme
You will receive a training allowance of £55 per week (subject
to eligibility) and travel expenses.
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 Monday 18 February.
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?
- You will build experience of working in your chosen sector
- You will be complete Moving and Handling and First Aid
- You will work towards 3 units of the Certificate of Work
- You will be given personalised support with all aspects of
employability e.g. CV building, application forms, interview
- Participants who complete the programme will progress into a
social care or childcare job and will have the opportunity, where
eligible, to progress to our Modern Apprenticeship programme.
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.
Friday 15 February.