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Care Leaver Covenant and Voluntary Sector Case Study

Care Leaver Covenant and Voluntary Sector Case Study

How we’ve come to collaborate with leading care leaver charities and other voluntary organisations across the country. Organisations that sign up to the Covenant make ‘offers’ of support relating to education, employment, training, housing, security, health, financial...

‘Life of Ryan’ a Spectra Original

‘Life of Ryan’ a Spectra Original

This is a short animation which depicts the care journey of our first Care Leaver Covenant ambassador. Told through Ryan’s eyes, this narrative charts his route through care, detailing some of his difficulties – the ups and downs, but also what it means to have a...

Pure Insight

Pure Insight

Pure Insight is a charity, working alongside leaving care teams in Stockport, Trafford and Cheshire East, to provide networking, mentoring, parental support, mental-health support, and a range of other support services for care leavers. BackgroundPure Insight was...

Go Higher West Yorkshire: A Multi-Faceted Commitment

Go Higher West Yorkshire: A Multi-Faceted Commitment

A partnership of 12 colleges and universities in West Yorkshire that offers enhanced support and various programmes to care leavers on their 'student journey' from school to higher education and into work. The PartnershipGo Higher West Yorkshire (GHWY) is a regional...

Live & Work NHS Apprenticeship programme

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The “Live & Work” programme is an award winning partnership project developed between Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Hospitals Trust and West Midlands youth homelessness charity St Basils. The aim of the programme is to provide Apprenticeship opportunities and living accommodation within the hospital to young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Any young people who participate on the scheme will be provided accommodation close to Sandwell General Hospital and be provided work on site.  There is the opportunity to undertake the apprenticeship programme at City Hospital.  Apprentices can take advantage of the free shuttle bus to travel to work.

This offer is available for care experience young people aged between 16 – 24 Years old at risk of homelessness.

You will be entitled to 7 Days food vouchers and are supported to get a permanent job at the end of the apprenticeship programme.  

Any prospective apprentices would need to meet the criteria of St Basils before they can be accepted to undertake the Live and Work NHS Apprenticeship programme.

The range of  apprenticeship opportunities available include – Business Administration, Customer Care, Building Maintenance, IT, Learning and Development, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy.

Taking Up This Offer

Please contact “The Learning Works” (Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust) on 0121 507 5886.  

Please let them know that you heard about this opportunity from the Care Leaver Covenant.

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