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Action for Children - Care First (Action for Children)

Castlebrae Business Centre
Ingrid Seilman

CareFirst Action for Children - Edinburgh & Lothian Employability Service

How the programme works: We have designed a 5 week training programme aimed at young people who would like to explore careers in Social Care

The programme starts on Tues 10 January 2023 and will be delivered from our training centre- Units 17 & 18 Castlebrae Business Centre, Edinburgh, EH16 4BB The days/hours of attendance will be Tuesday to Friday 9:30am-4:40pm

You will recieve a training allowance of £44 per week if eligible

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, LGBT+, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, and 30-50

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered



If you are aged16 -24,live in Edinburgh or the Lothians, can independently travel to our Castlebrae training centre and have a keen interest in exploring the world of Social Care then you are eligible to apply

SQA award Food Hygiene Sessions Employer Expectations, Care Standards, Principles of Care Sessions Interview Workshops and Mock Interviews Employability skills including CV workshops and application support, Meet workers in the industry and find out more about their job roles, Meet employers and explore current opportunities within the industry

What is included in the programme On completion of the programme,you will be supported to explore progression opportunities including college, employment and further training.

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