New To Care http://www.careappointments.co.uk Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:07:13 +0000 en-gb Skills you need to secure a career as a live-in carer http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42772-skills-you-need-to-secure-a-career-as-a-live-in-carer http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42772-skills-you-need-to-secure-a-career-as-a-live-in-carer Skills you need to secure a career as a live-in carer
There is no better option than a career in Live-In Care if you have a natural passion for helping others. As a Live-In Carer, you can experience an unmatched level of professional fulfillment and job satisfaction, providing support at a personalised and sustained level - a quality of care which…
]]>
New To Care Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:28:31 +0000
Former care worker and student nurse wins award after returning to University http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42594-former-care-worker-and-student-nurse-wins-award-after-returning-to-university http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42594-former-care-worker-and-student-nurse-wins-award-after-returning-to-university Former care worker and student nurse wins award after returning to University
A single mother from Treherbert in the Rhondda Fawr valley has won an award for her dedication to her Nursing studies at the University of South Wales (USW). Kathryn Ace, 32, in her third year of her Adult Nursing degree at USW, was nominated for the annual Mentor’s Choice Award…
]]>
New To Care Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:17:36 +0100
Habib wins national award for transforming his life while mentoring care leavers http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42509-habib-wins-national-award-for-transforming-his-life-while-mentoring-care-leavers http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42509-habib-wins-national-award-for-transforming-his-life-while-mentoring-care-leavers Habib wins national award for transforming his life while mentoring care leavers
A graduate from De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) who who fled Afghanistan alone at the age of 16 has been crowned ‘outstanding individual learner’ at this year’s Festival of Learning awards. Habib Rezaie has received the award for his exceptional achievement in adult learning which included volunteering to care for…
]]>
New To Care Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:07:35 +0100
Pioneering men's mental health service making big impact in North Wales http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/42259-pioneering-men-s-mental-health-service-making-big-impact-in-north-wales http://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/42259-pioneering-men-s-mental-health-service-making-big-impact-in-north-wales Pioneering men's mental health service making big impact in North Wales
The founder of a pioneering service believed to be the first of its type in the UK dedicated to tackling men’s mental health issues says similar schemes nationwide would “help save the NHS millions.” Andy Matthews established a support group for men with mental health problems in 2014 at KIM…
]]>
Wales Fri, 11 Aug 2017 07:52:40 +0100
Hiba shares experience of oppression in Sudan to social work graduation http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42189-hiba-shares-experience-of-oppression-in-sudan-to-social-work-graduation http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42189-hiba-shares-experience-of-oppression-in-sudan-to-social-work-graduation Hiba shares experience of oppression in Sudan to social work graduation
Social Work graduate, Hiba Nour, has shared her experience of arriving in the UK from her home country of Sudan eight years ago to ultimately qualifying and securing employment. On leaving Sudan, Hiba says all she knew about social workers was from watching films where children were taken away from…
]]>
New To Care Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:32:57 +0100
Mother-in-law inspires ex-army graduate to go from soldier to social work http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42150-mother-in-law-inspires-ex-army-graduate-to-go-from-soldier-to-social-work http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42150-mother-in-law-inspires-ex-army-graduate-to-go-from-soldier-to-social-work Mother-in-law inspires ex-army graduate to go from soldier to social work
A former soldier who spent 26 years in the British Army has swapped the front line for a first-class degree from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Simon Jones, 46, has graduated with a BA (Hons) in Social Work and has already accepted a position with Lancashire County Council’s Children’s…
]]>
New To Care Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:39:42 +0100
Caryn finds right environment with degree in Social Work http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42134-caryn-finds-right-environment-with-degree-in-social-work http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/42134-caryn-finds-right-environment-with-degree-in-social-work Caryn finds right environment with degree in Social Work
A caring social worker celebrated completing her degree at Robert Gordon University after deciding to swap studying trees for supporting families. Caryn Stubbs (25) graduated with a BA (Hons) Social Work at a ceremony at Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s Theatre on Thursday 13 July. Caryn, who is originally from Inverness, decided…
]]>
New To Care Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:02:15 +0100
Engage: Young people working in social care - current situation and future demand http://www.careappointments.co.uk/features/engage/item/42124-engage-young-people-working-in-social-care-current-situation-and-future-demand http://www.careappointments.co.uk/features/engage/item/42124-engage-young-people-working-in-social-care-current-situation-and-future-demand Engage: Young people working in social care - current situation and future demand
Skills For Care (SFC) have stressed the importance of inspiring the next generation of care workers into the sector to meet the growing demand for social care services. According to the latest SFC report the number of adult social care jobs will increase by 31% to around 2 million by…
]]>
Engage Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:12:14 +0100
New survey reveals childcare comes top in career change http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41869-new-survey-reveals-childcare-comes-top-in-career-change http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41869-new-survey-reveals-childcare-comes-top-in-career-change New survey reveals childcare comes top in career change
It has been revealed that child care courses are the top qualifications women are looking to do when they want to change their career. The research conducted by Oxbridge Home Learning found that the number one qualification searched for on their site is their childcare courses. The results are based…
]]>
New To Care Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:25:21 +0100
New online system for Healthcare Apprenticeships Standards goes live http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41756-new-online-system-for-healthcare-apprenticeships-standards-goes-live http://www.careappointments.co.uk/career-clinic/new-to-care/item/41756-new-online-system-for-healthcare-apprenticeships-standards-goes-live New online system for Healthcare Apprenticeships Standards goes live
Healthcare Apprenticeships Standards Online (HASO) is a new online system that stores apprenticeship standards that are commonly used in healthcare settings. HASO is a one-stop-shop for apprenticeship standards, enabling you to search for and download standards that are in development or are approved and ready to use. With the recent…
]]>
New To Care Wed, 10 May 2017 10:43:31 +0100
'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…
]]>
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…
]]>
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…
]]>
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…
]]>
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…
]]>
New To Care Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:40:10 +0000