Get into healthcare

29 January 2019

Get into healthcare is a partnership between Dundee and Angus College, Prince’s Trust and NHS Tayside.

This 7-week full time pre-employment training programme will equip you with skills needed to apply for essential entry level jobs across the care sector. You will spend time at D&A College and within NHS Tayside placements.

The first 2 weeks are spent at D&A College,, receiving mandatory training in:
• Care values
• First Aid
• Health and safety awareness
• Food hygiene (REHIS)
• Infection control (REHIS)
• Manual handling (Scottish Passport)
• Basic IT skills

You will also have 10 days work placement within clinical placements across a variety of NHS Tayside locations in Dundee.
Please note placements may be in areas that do not have immediate employment opportunities.

Successful completion of this training programme will give you:
• Access to vacancies in essential entry level jobs in NHS Tayside
• A guaranteed interview when you apply for an essential entry level positions in NHS Tayside
 (if you meet job criteria)
• References from D&A College for job applications

Taster Day
Monday 4 March 2019
At Dundee and Angus College | Kingsway Campus

Course Starts
Monday 18 March 2019
At Dundee and Angus College | Kingsway Campus

If you are successful in gaining a place on the course you will be required to become a PVG Scheme Member (Disclosure Scotland Protection of Vulnerable Groups) (PVG), asked to complete an Occupational Health form and may be asked to attend a health check. All job offers are subject to a Disclosure Scotland/PVG and health check.

To apply to join this free employability programme you must be between 18-30 and currently unemployed.

Call 0800 842842 for free to find out more

Text “call me” to 07432 500 126 and someone will ring you back

Or visit and click on “get in touch” to leave your details


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