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Skills Minister Nick Boles has announced that the new apprenticeship standards for healthcare support workers and assistant practitioners have been approved. Skills for Health, commissioned by Health Education England, facilitated two employer-led steering groups to develop new apprenticeship standards as part of phase 3 of Apprenticeship Trailblazers. A public consultation…
In support of National Apprenticeship Week 2015, the NSA for Health are asking apprentices and others across the UK to celebrate being an apprentice in the health sector. With 20% of the current health sector workforce aged over 55, apprentices are the future workforce. There are hundreds of different job…
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are looking to recruit 10 new apprentices to join their clinical services. These will start in April 2015 and last for a year. They will include two placements in the Trust’s clinical services, lasting six months each. The apprentices will also attend college…
Two new apprenticeship standards for adult social care in England have been announced by Nick Boles MP, Minister of State for Skills and Equalities. It is the culmination of months of hard work by the Adult Care Apprenticeship Trailblazer of employers, headed by Helen Wilcox, Managing Director of Woodford Homecare…
This Apprenticeship is about helping young people fulfil their potential through personal and social development. This is about providing young people with challenges and new experiences, but allowing them to be creative, active and have fun – all part of an informal education that helps young people to develop their…
This Apprenticeship covers a wide range of job roles on two pathways: the adult social care pathway and the health care pathway. This could mean working in the NHS, the private sector, local authorities or in the voluntary sectors. Social care is about helping people with a particular need, such…
Custodial Care Services play a crucial part in the day-to-day running of the Justice System. For this Apprenticeship, apprentices will work as Prison Officers or Prison Custody Officers in prisons or as Detention Officers in an immigration or detention centre, and as Escort Custody Officers looking after the security and…
This Apprenticeship is for people who work with children – from birth to 16-year-olds (and their families) – in settings or services whose main purpose is children’s care, learning and development. Workers in this area make sure children are looked after, kept active, happy and nourished. They also help children…
Scottish Health Secretary, Alex Neil, has announced 500 new Modern Apprentices will be recruited across the NHS in Scotland during a visit to Ninewells Hospital. The commitment to employ a further 500 over the next three years will be guided by local recruitment needs with roles in Administration, IT, Facilities…
A new partnership project is being launched to increase the number of young people with disabilities entering Modern Apprenticeships. Skills Development Scotland - the national skills body that manages the Modern Apprenticeship programme - is working with Barnardo's and Remploy on the project. Modern Apprenticeships are jobs with work-based learning…
The search is on for 13 more talented people to join the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead's apprenticeship scheme. The council's Grow Our Own employment skills, training and advice service is launching its second year of apprenticeships across various services including youth services and health & social care. East…
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has published a series of case studies to showcase apprenticeship opportunities with the social care sector. Apprenticeships offer people the chance of paid employment in social services while apprentices gain qualifications for the skills they develop and to better meet the needs of people…
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