Riverside College will be partnering with Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust as education provider for their 14 new Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship opportunities.
The apprentices will be based with a range of clinical services to include Bridgewater’s District Nursing and Health Visiting Teams. Applicants without prior healthcare experience are welcomed as full training will be provided. On completion of the apprenticeship trainees will be employed substantively as Band 3 Health Care Support Workers with opportunity to access further career progression opportunities on the pathway to nursing. Bridgewater are seeking applications from individuals who share their Organisational values and have a willingness to learn.
The closing date is 14th March 2021.
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Sarah Power, Talent for Care Programme Facilitator at Bridgewater Community Trust commented: “This is an exciting opportunity for us to try and recruit locally from the communities in which we provide our patient services. We are keen to grow our own future workforce by offering opportunities for individuals to train with us and access ongoing training and development opportunities. We feel Riverside College will provide the quality apprenticeship training provision that we need to help us develop the successful applicants into confident and competent Community Health Care Support Worker.”
Jayne Smith, Head of Skills and Enterprise at Riverside College commented: “We are excited to be working with the Bridgewater Community Trust and look forward to supporting these fantastic Apprenticeship opportunities. They will provide an excellent platform for people to develop future careers in the NHS and work with their local community.”