A Health & Social Care Assistant supports residents with personal and individual needs. If you have a caring nature and want to learn in a practical hands-on way, a Health & Social Care course at Shape will suit you.
Traineeships are a great way to start your Health & Social Care career, as they focus on gaining work experience in care homes. A Health & Social Care Traineeship unlocks the potential of 16-18 year olds and prepares them for their future careers by helping them to become 'work ready'. You will gain the experience and skills required by employers to progress onto an employed Health & Social Care Apprenticeship.
Apprentices spend a substantial part of the course gaining high quality work experience in a care home whilst achieving a valuable Health & Social Care qualification. As an apprentice you'll work alongside experienced staff gaining job-specific skills and you will earn the apprenticeship wage. To start your Health & Social Care career as an apprentice you need to be employed. For help on finding employment please download the 'Apprentices Guide to Finding Employment.'
Your training will be individually prepared and planned to suit your training needs. You will receive high quality support throughout your qualification. We aim to help you achieve so you can reach your career goal.