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Kickstart your career in healthcare

Do you enjoy caring for people, and seeing them feel better thanks to you?
Then you could make a great Trainee Healthcare Support Worker.

On this 3 week online programme you’ll get the knowledge and skills you need to become a Healthcare Support Worker at one of London’s hospitals.

At the end, you’ll have a guaranteed interview for the job, that we will help you prepare for with CV writing workshops, 1:1 mentoring and mock interviews.

We want you to succeed:

  • Free to join
  • No experience needed
  • Get a head start on pre-employment checks!
  • Prepare for the Care Certificate qualification that you will gain once within your role
  • Continue to claim benefits and Universal Credit throughout the course
  • Childcare Support We have developed an initiative to offer financial support and advice for any additional childcare responsibilities  parents may have to manage while they are on programmes and interviewing for roles with us at Generation.
  • It is a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the majority of Healthcare roles. We will seek assurance you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless medically exempt.

Program Length

4 weeks

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

This programme starts on the 24th October

£20-22k starting salary for Trainee Healthcare Support Workers
4 out of 5 participants have a job within 1 month of graduating
This program is sponsored by European Social Fund Logo

A Few Simple Steps

  1. 15 minutes 1

    Register your interest

    Fill out some quick details about yourself
    Apply Now!

  2. 1/2 day 2

    Taster session

    Come to one of our taster sessions to understand more about the programme and the role, and to learn how to be successful in your application

  3. 1-2 hours 3

    Complete some online tasks

    In your own time, complete some tasks related to the programme. Don’t worry, you don’t need to have any existing knowledge or experience to be able to complete them.

  4. 1 hour 4

    Meet us face-to-face

    We use this time to get to know you better as a person, to learn about your motivation to do the programme, and to understand how we could best support you to complete it successfully.

  5. 5

    Programme starts!

    We’ll let you know next steps of your application, which will either be to join the programme, or a referral to further opportunities

Requirements

  • Aged 18+
  • Not currently in education, training, or employment
  • Currently living in London
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Available for 3 weeks, and ready to start a full time job straight after the course
  • Passionate about a career in healthcare

Where could the job lead?

Once you qualify as a Healthcare Support Worker, your career can develop in many directions. You could:

  • Become a Senior Healthcare Support Worker
  • Specialise in a skill such as blood-taking
  • Go on to do a full nursing qualification

Got a question?
Drop an email to uksupport@generation.org and we'll be happy to have a chat.

Skills Earned

Technical Skills


We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:

  • Introduction to key Healthcare Support Worker skills
  • Preparation for the Care Certificate
  • How to be successful at interview

Behavior & Mindsets


Learn how to:

  • Deal with any problem
  • Communicate effectively
  • Work in a team
  • Manage your time

What your journey will look like

  • 1

    Complete your application

    Go through the selection process outlined earlier
  • 2

    Meet your mentor

    If you gain a place, you’ll meet with your mentor before the programme starts to make sure you have all the support you need to achieve your potential.
  • 3

    Start your training

    The programme begins! You’ll learn the behaviours, mindsets and technical skills to succeed in the end role.
  • 4

    Get ready for your interview

    As training progresses, you'll work with the Generation team on your interview technique and creating your personal statement to submit to the hospital.
  • 5

    Graduate!

    Graduate and celebrate your achievement with your friends and family.
  • 6

    Interview and start in your role

    You’ll interview with the hospital, who have vacancies reserved especially for Generation graduates. We’ll continue to support you as you start in your new role.

Ongoing benefits of Generation

A Trusted Network

Continued contact with the Generation graduate network

Events

Events and workshops to help you keep growing

Give Back

Become a mentor to help others

Support

Troubleshoot your job challenges