Health and Care

Jobs and Careers in Health and Care

Careers in the Health and Care Sector

Working in the health and care sector doesn’t just mean doctor or care assistant (although these are both options with huge potential and increasingly in demand). See the National Careers Service Healthcare webpage for career options ranging from clinical psychologist, colour therapist and counsellor to medical illustrator, microbiologist and midwife.

To keep up to date with skills challenges in the sector, visit the National Skills Academies for Health and Care at Skills for Health and Skills for Care.

Proud to Care

Proud to Care is recruiting. Bristol City Council, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset have united together to bring the urgent COVID19 recruitment campaign.

The Health and Social Care sector need a wider workforce during this challenging time to safeguard the vulnerable across the three local authorities.

The COVID19 campaign can be found on each of the Proud to Care websites:

 

There is no need for an application or CV, you just need to answer 5 quick questions and submit.

Guidance for Working in Care

Health and Care on Ways2Work

Cintre – new vacancies

Cintre currently have various exciting opportunities including Deputy Manager (full-time) role, Senior Support Worker roles, Support Worker (part-time and full-time roles), and Waking Night Support Worker roles. Cintre is a not-for-profit organisation which is expanding in the Weston- Super-Mare area. Cintre provides regulated support services to adults with a variety of mental health conditions and learning disabilities. Please see attached flyer with current vacancy in North Somerset area. For more information on any of the above roles, please visit our website on https://cintre.org/

N-gaged offer a greater variety of courses

N-gaged are now working with our new sister company Finance Management Business School (FMBS) to offer a greater variety of courses. If you are unemployed or qualify as a low-income earner these courses are FREE. Our courses are now available online commencing every Monday – including some practical elements. Access to a computer is required or perhaps you would like to take advantage of attending our in-house IT suite on a pre- bookable basis. Courses Include: Storage and Warehouse (obtain your Forklift Truck Licence) Construction (obtain your CSCS card) – including Award in Construction,Award in Health and Safety within the workplace and Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment Logistics (obtain your HGV Licence) – including Certificate in Safe Road Skills and Attitudes, Certificate in Customer Service, Hazard Perception, Certificate in Logistics Operation and Licence acquisition: C, C&E, or Driver CPC  Security Guard (obtain your SIA badge) – including Award in Stewarding in Spectator Events and Award as Working as a Security Officer Within the Private Sector  Health and Social Care –including Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young Person’s Settings, Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care/Adult Care Worker L2 and Certificate in the Principles of The Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings. This course also covers Infection Control/ COVID-19 Certificate in Cleaning and Support Services Hospitality and Retail Principles Certificate – including Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles, Award in Food Safety for Retail, COSHH, leading to a L3 Hospitality Supervisor  Customer Service Award and Certificate Accountancy Award Computerised Payroll Award – Level 1  Computerised Payroll Certificate – Level 2 Business Administration Certificate – Level 1 Principles of Business Administration Certificate – Level 2 IT User Skills Certificate Levels 1 and 2 Preparing to Start a New Business Award– Level 2 Creating and Starting Your Own Business Certificate – Level 2  Self-Employment Pathway – Award, Certificate and Diploma levels Retail Knowledge Award and Certificate For more details and to enroll today please contact: Mail@n-gaged.co.uk

DTS NCFE Health & Counselling

Dimensions training solutions is running Fully Funded NCFE Qualifications. See details below. If you like helping people and want to have a positive impact on their lives why not enrol on the below pathway? Level 1 Award in Alcohol Awareness, Mental Health Awareness,Sexual Health Awareness and Awareness of Substance Misuse Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills Please click here for more details or to apply.

Employability course for disabled adults

WECIL is  running online course and they have just announced the next block of sessions. They offer a short, bite-sized online employment course that focusses on helping people prepare for work. The areas we cover are: 1.  Reasonable Adjustments in work and the Access to Work scheme. 2.  How to disclose your condition/disability to an employer and when to do it (Positive Health Disclosure) 3.  How to build/tailor a CV 4.  How to build a Cover Letter and Volunteering 5.  How to write a job application and in-work behaviours 6.  How to prepare for a job interview, next steps/course completion. The course is for: Those aged 18 or over Identify as having a long-term health condition or disability (including mental health issues, dyslexia, etc.)  Are facing barriers to gaining employment Live within the South-West (BANES, Bristol, South Glos etc.) During this course, there will also be the option to have some 1:1’s with the tutor to discuss your current situation and receive some support with applications. Our next course shall be starting on Friday 28th of August from 1.30pm to 3.30pm and will run for 6 weeks (every Friday for 6 weeks). If you think this course would be useful to anyone you are working with, you can fill in this form with their consent or they can fill it in themselves: https://bit.ly/wecilworkingtogetheronline If these next dates are not suitable but they would be interested in knowing about future courses, they can fill in this shorter form: http://bit.ly/workingtogethercontactme

Mears Care Sector Based Academy & Level 1 course Induction

Mears Care Sector Based Academy course & Level 1 Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care- Induction 20th Aug. 10am, September, 4 weeks Weston College & Community Learning. I am attaching a flyer for this 4 week package of online courses to prepare learners to work in adult social care, this course is particularly linked to working for Mears Care in Lawrence Weston in Bristol.      Gain qualifications, skills, knowledge to prepare you to work in adult social care.      Online 4 week course with Weston College and Community Learning. Starts Monday 24th August, 9.15 -2.30pm, using Teams for the week one and two with Weston College.      Contact Weston College to join an Induction session on Thursday 20th August, 10-11am. Find out more about the course and developmental interviews with Mears Care in Lawrence Weston, Bristol, Contact Weston College  Employment Service Team on 01934411147 or email employability@weston.ac.uk  Contact Suzanne, Community Learning, about the follow on level 1 Prepare to Work in Adult Social Care course, on 07887451776, suzanne.gaffney@bristol.gov.uk     This Level 1 course will be taught via Zoom and email, starting Monday 7th September for weeks three and four. For adults aged 19 years plus who live in Bristol/South Glos/North Somerset who have few or no qualifications and /or who have a low income.

Sector Based Work Academy

Sector Based Work Academy with Willmott Dixon and The Restore Trust. For more details see below   Virtual Group Information Session Wednesday 12th August at 11am Course dates. Week 1, 17th, 18th, 19th 20th August. Week 2, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th August. Course: Online Tutor guided. Course times. We will be holding 2 three hour sessions per day to different groups, AM from 9-30 to 12-30, and PM 1-30 to 4.30 Digital exclusion. We have the capacity to accept some learners at our site in Horfield whilst respecting social distancing, if people lack the skills or access to IT at home. Qualifications: Health and Safety in a Construction Environment, plus a Level 1 Certificate – Introduction to Construction. Plus the test and card for CSCS. We are also including a Covid -19  Awareness session. Job opportunities at their Colston Hall refurbishment project, plus other sites around the city. Guaranteed interview to all course graduates. To apply: info@therestoretrust.org or 0117 942 7000

Free online vocational short courses

The Finance and Management Business School is running a range of free online courses. Courses are free for unemployed or low-waged people (this criteria can be quite flexible, so if in doubt, ask!) aged 16+. Courses include: Award in self-employment Starting your own Business Award in English and Maths (E3/ Level 1 English, E3 Maths) IT Level 1&2 Award in Accounting Business Administration L1&2 Security Guard Pathway (including free SIA badge) Warehouse and Storage Computerised Payroll for Business Care Pathway Customer Service Hospitality Retail Please refer anyone interested to me, or they can download and complete the enrolment form themselves or over the phone with Sarah on 07823 557165. Contact Sarah Freeman for more detail on sarah.freeman@fmbusinessschool.com.

South Glos Community Learning adult courses

South Gloucestershire Community Learning is running a free courses for adults aged 19 and over, including Functional Skills maths, English and ICT up to Level 2; Level 1 qualifications in Health and Social Care, Business Administration and Childcare; accredited first aid; plus a range of non-accredited short courses around digital skills, health and wellbeing, family learning, parenting skills, ESOL and career support. New FREE Adult Courses Starting September 2020 South Gloucestershire Community Learning and Skills Service are pleased to bring you their Prospectus of new adult learning courses, some of which offer a qualification. These start September 2020, covering health and wellbeing, upskilling for work, maths, English, ICT, ESOL, parenting and first aid. Visit the website to download a copy www.southglos.gov.uk/communitylearning and Facebook page for info and any updates www.facebook.com/sgloslearning. Registration will start in August if you ring 01454 864613; or come and talk to us at a face-to-face enrolment session the first 2 weeks of September, where we will be operating safe distancing measures. See page 4 of Prospectus for dates and times.  

VitaMinds Information

What is VitaMinds? VitaMinds is your local NHS talking therapies service, known as IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies). It is a free service. How we can help Call or refer online and our supportive team will book you an appointment with one of our therapists who will take the time to talk with you about what’s concerning you and provide you with the best options and next steps that can help. We are keen to hear from under represented cohorts of people experiencing Common Mental health problems.

Free Online Courses

The Finance and Management Business School is running free online courses. This courses are free for unemployed or low-waged people (this criteria can be quite flexible, so if in doubt, ask!) aged 16+ Courses include: Award in self-employment Starting your own Business Award in English and Maths (E3/ Level 1 English, E3 Maths) IT Level 1&2 Award in Accounting Business Administration L1&2 Security Guard Pathway (including free SIA badge) Warehouse and Storage Computerised Payroll for Business Care Pathway Customer Service Hospitality Please refer anyone interested to Sarah Freeman , or they can complete the attached enrolment form themselves or over the phone with Sarah.

Free online vocational courses

The Finance and Management Business School is running free online courses in Accounting; Business Administration; Payroll; Hospitality; Retail; Security; Warehouse &Storage; Customer Service and IT. Care-Pathway Hospitality-Pathway Retail Security Warehouse and Storage-Operative  Accountancy and Business-Administration Customer-Service   IT Online-Courses More detail about these, as well as our other upcoming courses such as Starting your Own Business and English and Maths E3 & L1 Can be found on our website: https://www.fmbusinessschool.com/ I have also attached an enrolment form, which can be completed electronically and emailed back to Sarah Freeman , or she can complete it with people over the phone if they prefer. New courses start every Monday. Contact Sarah Freeman for more details or to apply.

N-Gaged Training – Launch of Online Courses – Virtual Courses

N-gaged training are local and here to support you during these difficult and uncertain times. They are supporting the community and courses available for all, see details below. Virtual courses available Launch of our “new free” online courses below Virtual classroom courses: Certificate in health & safety in construction – Cscs card Storage & warehouse Business Administration L 1 & 2 IT Customer Service L1 &2 ONLINE COURSES to START IMMEDIATELY: TQUK Principles for Digital Skills for employment TQUK Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (RQF), TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Care Planning TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings TQUK Level 2 Award in Prevention and Control of Infection (RQF) TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Knowledge and Skills TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Living in a Fair and Diverse Society (RQF) To book your place or refer a customer please contact us on: mail@n-gaged.co.uk Tel: 01179602976