New To Care http://www.careappointments.co.uk Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:20:33 +0100 en-gb 'Fast track' programme for nurses launched by NHS England http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41582-fast-track-programme-for-nurses-launched-by-nhs-england http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41582-fast-track-programme-for-nurses-launched-by-nhs-england 'Fast track' programme for nurses launched by NHS England
A new "fast track" programme for nurses is being launched by NHS England. The Nurse First programme will provide financial support for graduates who have degrees in subjects that are not nursing, but that are related. It will enable people wishing to become a nurse to take a fast-track "top…
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New To Care Fri, 31 Mar 2017 03:35:14 +0100
Talented graduates encouraged to apply to social work fast-track programme http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41565-talented-graduates-encouraged-to-apply-to-social-work-fast-track-programme http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41565-talented-graduates-encouraged-to-apply-to-social-work-fast-track-programme Talented graduates encouraged to apply to social work fast-track programme
Graduates across the country are being encouraged to apply to a fast-track programme to become the next generation of child and family social workers. Applications open today for Step Up to Social Work, a 14-month programme that combines real-world experience in a local authority social work team with high-quality university…
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New To Care Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:30:20 +0100
RGU opens its doors to new applicants for adult nursing qualification http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41517-rgu-opens-its-doors-to-new-applicants-for-adult-nursing-qualification http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41517-rgu-opens-its-doors-to-new-applicants-for-adult-nursing-qualification RGU opens its doors to new applicants for adult nursing qualification
Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) School of Nursing and Midwifery will host an event this week for anyone with an interest in becoming an adult nurse. The event will be an opportunity for anyone who is interested in RGU’s Adult Nursing degree to meet with academics and current students and get…
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New To Care Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:15:20 +0000
Explore careers in allied health & social work at Oxford Brookes event http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41415-explore-careers-in-allied-health-social-work-at-oxford-brookes-event http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41415-explore-careers-in-allied-health-social-work-at-oxford-brookes-event Explore careers in allied health & social work at Oxford Brookes event
Next week (6 – 11 March) is National Careers Week and Oxford Brookes University will be holding a careers evening in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. The aim is to…
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New To Care Thu, 02 Mar 2017 10:02:46 +0000
Could volunteering with Barnardo’s open new career paths for you? http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41375-could-volunteering-with-barnardo-s-open-new-career-paths-for-you http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41375-could-volunteering-with-barnardo-s-open-new-career-paths-for-you Could volunteering with Barnardo’s open new career paths for you?
Amy Speakman began volunteering at her local Barnardo’s shop as part of her college course, hoping to gain some life skills and valuable work experience. But she made such an impression at the children’s charity shop in Connahs Quay in Flintshire, North Wales, that she was offered a paid job…
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New To Care Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:40:10 +0000
Take your first steps into health & social care with a course at Greenwich http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41312-take-your-first-steps-into-health-social-care-with-a-course-at-greenwich http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41312-take-your-first-steps-into-health-social-care-with-a-course-at-greenwich Take your first steps into health & social care with a course at Greenwich
Expert advice for careers in nursing, health, social care and more is on offer at the next University of Greenwich Health & Social Care Open Evening. There are two events, taking place on Wednesday 1 March, at the Avery Hill and Medway campuses, between 4pm and 8pm. All prospective students…
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New To Care Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:04:19 +0000
New qualifications and investigations into early childhood announced in Wales http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41178-new-qualifications-and-investigations-into-early-childhood-announced-in-wales http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41178-new-qualifications-and-investigations-into-early-childhood-announced-in-wales New qualifications and investigations into early childhood announced in Wales
In late 2016, new plans for the Welsh healthcare landscape were announced by Qualification Wales and The National Assembly for Wales' Children, Young People and Education Committee. These detailed the introduction of new qualifications and a consultation looking at the first 1000 days of a child's life. The first 1,000…
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New To Care Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:16:00 +0000
New Certificate in Care qualification aimed at 1.3million frontline staff http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41047-new-certificate-in-care-qualification-aimed-at-1-3million-frontline-staff http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41047-new-certificate-in-care-qualification-aimed-at-1-3million-frontline-staff New Certificate in Care qualification aimed at 1.3million frontline staff
The Skills for Health Level 2 Certificate in Care Qualification is a new qualification to support the delivery of the Care Certificate, brought to you by SFJ Awards. The qualification is aimed at the 1.3 million frontline staff who are not registered nurses but who now deliver the bulk of…
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New To Care Mon, 19 Dec 2016 20:07:50 +0000
1,000 student nurses to train on the job under apprenticeship scheme http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40904-1-000-student-nurses-to-train-on-the-job-under-apprenticeship-scheme http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40904-1-000-student-nurses-to-train-on-the-job-under-apprenticeship-scheme 1,000 student nurses to train on the job under apprenticeship scheme
Student nurses will be able to train on the job rather than having to do a traditional degree, the Health Secretary is to announce. Jeremy Hunt will unveil plans for a new apprenticeship which could see up to 1,000 apprentice nurses joining the NHS each year. The new role will…
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New To Care Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:46:55 +0000
Care provider to recruit 25 care assistants at Jobs Fair in Guildford http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40864-care-provider-to-recruit-25-care-assistants-at-jobs-fair-in-guildford http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40864-care-provider-to-recruit-25-care-assistants-at-jobs-fair-in-guildford Care provider to recruit 25 care assistants at Jobs Fair in Guildford
People considering a career in care can chat to Bluebird Care’s fully-trained workers at a ‘Care Job Fair’ at Guildford Job Centre next week. Learning a variety of key skills, including how to save a life, the old-Woking based care provider is currently creating 25 care assistant jobs as a…
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New To Care Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:19:31 +0000
QMU graduate offers insight into career as a Music Therapist http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40841-qmu-graduate-offers-insight-into-career-as-a-music-therapist http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40841-qmu-graduate-offers-insight-into-career-as-a-music-therapist QMU graduate offers insight into career as a Music Therapist
If you've ever considered a career in Music Therapy or wondered what career routes might be available, then this is sure to interest you. Here we explore the MSc in Music Therapy from Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Edinburgh and speak with a recent graduate from the course. Meet Kassandra…
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New To Care Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:29:46 +0000
Bupa care assistant recognised with Apprentice of the Year award http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40647-bupa-care-assistant-recognised-with-apprentice-of-the-year-award http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40647-bupa-care-assistant-recognised-with-apprentice-of-the-year-award Bupa care assistant recognised with Apprentice of the Year award
Care assistant, Julie White, has been named Health & Social Care ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at a prestigious national apprenticeship award ceremony held at the Tower of London last week. Julie (52) who works at Bupa Ringway Mews in Wythenshawe, received the award as part of the fifth annual Lifetime…
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New To Care Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:58:44 +0100
Queen's University Belfast to host Social Work information evening http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40521-queen-s-university-belfast-to-host-social-work-information-evening http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40521-queen-s-university-belfast-to-host-social-work-information-evening Queen's University Belfast to host Social Work information evening
Queen's University Belfast are to host an event to provide prospective students with information and guidance on their courses in Social Work. The 'Social Work Information Evening' will answer all your questions about the application process and more about what a career in Social Work involves. You'll also hear from…
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New To Care Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:42:58 +0100
Inspiring mature student overcomes obstacles with a degree in Social Work http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40393-inspiring-mature-student-overcomes-obstacles-with-a-degree-in-social-work http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40393-inspiring-mature-student-overcomes-obstacles-with-a-degree-in-social-work Inspiring mature student overcomes obstacles with a degree in Social Work
A mature University of Chester graduand has adapted to life as a student again and overcome difficult personal circumstances in the process. Wendy Hind began her Social Work degree as a mature student in her late forties and is proud to be graduating this November. Wendy, now 52, from Northwich,…
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New To Care Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:01:35 +0100
First recruits start new paramedic course as it opens for external applicants http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40392-first-recruits-start-new-paramedic-course-as-it-opens-for-external-applicants http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/40392-first-recruits-start-new-paramedic-course-as-it-opens-for-external-applicants First recruits start new paramedic course as it opens for external applicants
The first group of students on a new paramedic course have started the next step in their careers. In a bid to help address the national paramedic shortage and to invest in its staff, North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) has worked with the University of Sunderland to develop a new…
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New To Care Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:37:19 +0100