Step Into Care

//Step Into Care

Come along to one of the monthly Information & Assessment days to find out more

If you like working with people, want to make a difference in your community, and have a job that has rewarding long-term prospects then consider a career in social care.

They have exciting opportunities for people aged 16 and over, to join a training programme for new care assistants and support workers, that will lead to the opportunity of permanent job in your local area.

Simply register for your place by contacting:

Admin Support on: T: 0113 378 3880 | Email: wecareacademy@leeds.gov.uk or Kiri Shaw on: T: 0113 535 1051 | Email: kiri.shaw@leeds.gov.uk

What is a Care worker?

You will be working directly with people who have different care and support needs and helping with their day-to-day wellbeing.

No two days are the same so how you treat people is as important as your attitudes and values.

What happens on the programme?
  • One week of nationally recognised and accredited training achieving CACHE Level 1 award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • A one week experience placement with local care providers
  • References secured and portable DBS funded by Leeds City Council
  • Guaranteed interview for a permanent job offer at the end of the programme
Further Information:

On the Information and Assessment day, we will start with a short presentation regarding the programme and the support available.

You will then complete assessments in Maths & English. Following this will be a short values based interview.

Upcoming Assessment Days:

  • 12 November 2019, Osmondthorpe Resource Centre
  • 10 December 2019, Horsforth Community Hub
  • 24 January 2020, Dewsbury Road Community Hub
  • 18 February 2020, Osmondthorpe Resource Centre

 

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About the Author:

Sean Tunnicliffe
Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

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