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CONNECTING LOCAL PEOPLE WITH SKILLS, TRAINING, EDUCATION, JOBS AND CAREERS IN HEALTH AND CARE
Health and Care is Plymouth’s fastest growing sector, currently employing 16,500 full time equivalent jobs which is 15.5% of Plymouth’s overall employment. The city offers a huge range of career pathways with 100s of jobs available today – both clinical and non-clinical, where local people can make a massive difference to someone’s life.
Looking for a job with hours to suit you?
Want to make a difference to the lives of others?
If you’re passionate about helping people, joining the Health and Care sector can be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling job choices there is and whatever your skill set, there is a career path to suit you. You don’t necessarily need qualifications or previous work experience. What’s important are your core skills and values, and your attitude towards working with people who need care.
The city is working together to recruit an army of care assistants, domiciliary care assistants and support workers to boost frontline care services. There are also a wide range of opportunities for cleaners, chefs, catering assistants, security staff, administration staff, gardeners, porters and other support roles.
Interested in joining the health and care sector, Skills Launchpad Plymouth offers you FREE:
• access to impartial careers information, advice and guidance
• a1:1 face to face skills assessment to identify your transferrable skills and values based behaviours to help you more confidently apply for jobs in health and care
• help to job search and prepare for interview in a health care setting, with introductions to local employers
• the opportunity to gain entry level health and care skills to build confidence
• work experience and volunteering opportunities
• advice to overcome barriers to starting work including access to financial support for work clothing, initial travel to work costs as well as guidance on benefits calculations
• access to ongoing training and skills development once you get started to continue up-skilling and developing your career in health and care
Meet Jack and Keely
The city’s new dedicated Health and Care Coordinators, Jack Davies and Keely Burch-Havers (pictured) are here to help you find your perfect job.
Jack has a wealth of knowledge and experiences developed in a wide range of Health & Care settings, from working in maternity care to dementia care in both residential and nursing environments, as well as his time working in post 16 education, where he was involved in the teaching and assessing learners studying Health and Social Care.
“I am passionate about ensuring individuals are fully equipped with the skills and knowledge to prepare them for the sector and the challenges within it”.
Keely has worked in the health and care sector for 30 years. Her experience ranges from leadership roles within nursery and children centres to managing residential care for those with complex needs and dementia care, as well as community project management. Most recently, Keely has been working in post-16 education and teaching university-level provision.
“A role in health and care can effect positive change and advance outcomes for both staff and service users”.
Local people are invited to drop in to meet Jack and Keely every Thursday at the pop up Health and Care Job Shop, 12noon-2pm at Skills Launchpad Plymouth, hosted by Barclay’s Bank on Armada Way in the city centre. The team are also regularly working from the local job centres at Old Tree Court on Exeter Street, Bretonside and Devonport. JCP Work coaches can book appointments or just pop by to access this free impartial help and support.
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