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Cyrenians Care Academy – November 2019

Great opportunity for people aged 18 or over who are unemployed, not in education or on the Work Programme, are living in Edinburgh and interested in getting a job in the care sector.

Delivered through Skills Development Scotland Employability Fund.

Cyrenians Market Led Training are delighted to announce a care course aimed at giving participants the knowledge, skills and confidence to pursue a career in care – a sector of growth within Edinburgh.

The course is well established and respected throughout the city’s care sector, employers recognise and trust the learning graduates take from the course and we have an excellent record of previous graduates moving into employment directly from the course.

Location

It is a ten-day course, delivered at Norton Park, Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY, followed by a two-week work placement, with a recruiting employer, and an interview.

Dates

Tuesday 26th November – Friday 6th December 2019

Other information

PVG (disclosure) applications will be paid for by us and will be submitted before the course starts.

The course is well established and respected throughout the city’s care sector, employers recognise and trust the learning graduates take from the course and we have an excellent record of previous graduates moving into employment directly from the course.

Registration details

To make a referral or for further details please call the MLT team on 0131 475 2435/07837 560 761 or email richardtw@cyrenians.scot.

Start date

26th November 2019

Location

Norton Park
57 Albion Road
Edinburgh
EH7 5QY

What will the course cover?

The course provides training for anyone who is looking to work in residential, home care or support work. It was designed in partnership with a number of care employers to ensure that the main areas of care that employers are looking for were covered. These include person-centred care, dementia awareness, adult safeguarding, administering medication, infection control, personal care and the National Care Standards.

The course will also cover effective communication skills and personal effectiveness as well as employability skills such as CV development, interview skills and completing care application forms.

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