Dynamo Healthcare Training (DHCT) support unemployed people in Cornwall to access employment and training opportunities in healthcare sector. There are various training opportunities to help prepare learners for the world of work as well as providing specific Healthcare training courses. Training can be delivered via face-to-face workshops or remotely at times to suit you via our e-skills platform, with 1-1 support from a course tutor over the phone and Microsoft Teams.
The course includes, but is not limited to:
- Self-awareness and Personal Resilience
- Self-esteem and confidence building
- Understand the role of the healthcare worker
- Effective communication
- Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
- Work skills (including CV building, Interview preparation, career planning)
- Money management and budgeting
After you have completed the training, and when you feel ready, a specialist tutor will support you to enter a role in the healthcare sector.
Once you have completed the training one of our tutors will work with you to find and apply for work in the healthcare sector. If you are interested please email: email@example.com or call 01736 753 933.
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust are working together to deliver a 3 day virtual programme which gives an insight into the many different opportunities available in health and care.
Further details can be found on their Introduction into Working in Health and Care leaflet.
If you are interested please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07909997107
Apprenticeships can be for new or existing employees of any age, and are a great way to enter a career in social care. They allow you to learn on the job from experienced workers while being paid. The Cornwall Apprenticeship site provides information on finding apprenticeships in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly and lists the current vacancies.
Some people may require additional support to access apprenticeships and Dynamo Healthcare Training Academy (Dynamo) has been set up to support young people in Cornwall to commence careers in social care through Apprenticeships.
They offer a bridging programme for school leavers who do not want to go to College for different reasons but are not yet ready for employment or an apprenticeship. They offer a 9 month preparation to work/apprenticeship support programme as an alternative to College for school leavers. Further details are on the Dynamo website.