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Childcare and Social Care - Employability Fund Stage 3 - Training for Care
TfC's Employability Fund stage 3 programme is aimed at anyone interested in exploring employment options within the childcare or social care sectors.
Recruiting now for the next course which starts on Thursday 12 September.
The Childcare Academy is an Employability Fund Stage 3 programme. In addition to attending training sessions, you will take part in a work experience placement in a childcare setting. This may be in a nursery or out of school care club.
Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grants
Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme which since 2016 has supported over 25,000 community groups with over £75million worth of funding. A new initiative, Bags of Help Centenary Grants, will provide larger grants of £25,000, £15,000 and £10,000.
National Living Wage Increase
The government’s National Living Wage(this will open in a new window) (NLW) has risen from £7.83 to £8.21 for workers over 25.
You must be at least aged 25 to get the National Living Wage - the minimum wage will still apply for workers aged 24 and under.
Skills Development Scotland - Employer Support Funding
Skills Development Scotland is the National Skills Agency for Scotland. As part of their offer they facilitate a number of funds to support Employers develop their workforce.
Universities of Edinburgh - Santander Internship Funding
The Edinburgh Universities (University of Edinburgh, Napier, Heriot-Watt and Queen Margaret) facilitate the Santander Internship Funding.
Free Training - Smoking and Mental Health
The aim of the IMPACT project is to raise awareness of the links between poor mental health and smoking to encourage mental health and other practitioners to discuss these links with Service Users. Next date: Wednesday 11 September.