Step into Childcare/Social Care - Employability Fund
7 May 2018
Training for Care's Employability Fund stage 3 programme is
aimed at people aged 16 and over, who are interested in exploring
employment options within the childcare or social care
Participants will attend a 2-week induction at Training for Care
to prepare for placement and attend relevant training courses, such
as Confidence Building, First Aid and Moving and
Participants will then attend placement 4 days per week and have
1 tutorial day per week at Training for Care.
Childcare placements will be with pre-school children in
nurseries (private or local authority), after-school clubs or
additional needs settings.
Adult care placements will be in care homes, day centres or
community care units. During tutorials participants will work
towards SQA Certificate of Work Readiness units (Practical
Workplace Skills; Dealing with Work Situations; Responsibilities of
Employment) and prepare for work in the Childcare/Social Care
On successful completion suitable participants will move into
care employment with the aim of becoming Modern
Other participants will be work ready on completion and will be
supported to make informed choices for their next steps.
Participants receive £55 weekly allowance plus travel
Applicants should be able to demonstrate their interest through
having had some relevant work/voluntary experience including
babysitting or supporting family members; English Nat 4 or above is
desirable and PVG membership must be awarded prior to starting the
course (TfC will administer the PVG application on behalf of the
Recruiting now for course starting on Monday 25
Contact Caroline McKay: firstname.lastname@example.org
or 0131 556 7773.