Job Title: Level 1 Health & Social Care Trainee Programme (Pre-Apprenticeship)
Location: Job roles available across Hertfordshire
Grant Payments: £120.35 per week
Hours: 29 per week including study time
Contract: 12 Month Traineeship
Are you looking for your first step in employment?
Our Level 1 Pre-Apprenticeship offers a supported year in employment, enabling you to kick-start a career in adult care.
This programme is suited to anyone looking to take their first steps into the world of work. Perhaps they are not yet ready to commit to an apprenticeship as they are looking to work on other skills such as employability or even how to balance their work/ home life.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course however, you do need to be aged between 16 to 24 for us to fund your position.
This programme will enable you to be able to assist service users in developing and improving their independence, through providing basic care and supervision within residential homes and day services.
Throughout the course you will be very well supported, to help you feel confident in your own employment.
As well as the 2 qualifications you will achieve in adult health and social care, there will be:
- Functional skills entry 3 Maths and English
- Employability workshops where we can help you create a CV / supporting statement to help you apply for positions (internal and external) and mock interviews
- A helping hand when applying for the HCC Level 2 Social Care Apprenticeship
Please note: If you are successful following your interview, you will be asked to come in to one of our admin days to complete new starter documents and documents for your college enrolment.
Closing Date: Friday 3rd July 2020 (possibly extended to 17th July)
Interview Date:21, 22 & 23 July 2020
Admin Day:4 August 2020
Programme Start Date: Monday 5th October 2020
For further information on the programme and the role, please contact Chantelle Nolte firstname.lastname@example.org
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
Safeguarding:Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
Fixed Term and/or Secondment:This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.
How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.