Start your career in social care with our 4 week training programme

Do you enjoy helping and caring for people, and seeing them able to do new things thanks to you?

Then you could make a great Support Worker in a Care Home.

On this 4 week programme you’ll learn all you need to get a job as a Support worker in a Care Home or Assisted Living facility.

At the end, you’ll be ready for your interview. We will help you prepare and show you how to shine.

Key details:

  • Free, with travel and lunch covered
  • Guaranteed interview to become a Support worker with an award winning employer
  • No experience needed
  • Start the Care Certificate qualification

Program Length

4 weeks

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

£21k - £25ksalary for Support workers, including paid overtime

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Register Interest

A few simple steps

  1. 5 minutes 1

    Step 1

    Tell us more about yourself here

  2. 2-4 hours 2

    Step 2

    Come to our taster day where you can attend a sample class, hear from people who already do the job, and ask all your questions

  3. 3

    Step 3

    Apply to the programme (link to come)

  4. 4

    Step 4

    Start your journey to a fulfilling career!

Did you know?4 out of 5participants have a job within 1 month of graduating



"Without Generation, I would never have discovered this side of me. I wouldn't be here today without the social care training programme."
Generation graduate

Requirements

  • Aged 18-29
  • Passionate about a career helping and supporting others
  • Respectful, kind and caring
  • Not currently in education, training, or stable employment
  • Available for 4 weeks in September, and ready to start a full time job straight after the course

Where could your career go?

Becoming a Support worker is a great way to launch your career in care. You could...

  • Take on more responsibility in your team and become a Lead Support Worker
  • Move into management as an Assistant Locality Manager, then Locality Manager and even Operations Director
  • Go on to get your QCF Health and Social Care

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:

  • Key skills for Support workers in social care
  • Knowledge for the Care Certificate
  • How to be successful at interview

Behavior & Mindsets


Learn how to...

  • work with others: your team, the people you support & their families
  • deal with any problem
  • manage your time well
  • communicate effectively, and help others to communicate

What your journey will look like

  • 1

    Complete your application

    Register your interest today — you'll complete an application later
  • 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 for end employers.
  • 5

    Graduate!

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

    Interview and start in your role

    We’ll matchmake you with end employers who have vacancies reserved especially for Generation graduates. We’ll support you to find a role, and then stay in touch as you start in the job.

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