Start a career in Health & Social Care with Kickstart placement support


Please Note - You must be aged 16 -24 and currently receive Universal Credits to be eligible for this course*

The Prince's Trust will support you to apply for a Kickstart placement in partnership with Practice Managers UK. Just leave your contact details below and we will be in touch within a few days

The Kickstart Scheme is a fantastic way for you to start on a career pathway with the NHS working within General Practice, Dental Practices and the Health & Social Care sector. The Kickstart Scheme will support you in developing new skills and experience working in a vibrant environment on a quality paid placement and with the potential of a permanent progressive career position on completion of your initial 6-months.

During this event, you'll get the opportunity to be fast-tracked into Health & Social Care roles you're interested in at your location.

What Kickstart placement roles are available?

Based on where you are, there are lots of different roles available such as:

  • Admin Assistant - Support general admin duties within the practice
  • Care Assistant - Work within the care home to offer support to team and residents
  • Dispensary Assistant - Help pharmacists order, prepare and dispense medicines
  • Healthcare Assistant - Making sure a patients experience is as comfortable and stress-free as possible
  • Dental Receptionist - Greet patients to the practice and support with admin duties
  • Clinical Coder - Read coding medical documents

When is it? This 3-day course will run from 19th - 21st October

What's the catch? There isn't one - all our support is free

Can anyone apply? Only those claiming Universal Credit will be suitable for these roles. Please have the details of your Job Centre Plus Job Coach available when registering your interest.

How will you help? We'll be running workshops to help you through the application process. These are likely to be hosted online until restrictions ease.

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