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  • What's it like to work in Health & Social Care?

    What's it like to work in Health & Social Care?

    The health and social care sector is a major employer, with four million people working in the industry across the UK, including a high proportion of females and part-time workers. The childcare industry is facing a recruitment crisis with not enough child carers to fill the jobs. This, and the replacement demand of those retiring, combined with the sector’s social and economic importance, means there are great employment opportuniti...
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  • 2 week fully funded course for construction industry including CSCS card – starts 8th October 2018

    The London Construction Academy has been established to help people in the London boroughs who are not in education, employment or training (NEETS) to develop the knowledge and skills they need to enter the construction sector. The LCA’s next course runs from Monday 8th to Friday 19th October 2018 in London.  They are taking applications from candidates who are interested in working in the construction industry and obtaining a CSCS card.  The course covers various modules including Traffic Marshall, Fire Marshall, Emergency First Aid at Work, Manual Handling, Health and...
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  • Work Experience Visit Service

    Work Experience Visit Service

    2018 has been another very busy and successful year for the work experience team. In addition to supporting the 15 Bromley and Bexley schools that signed up to our Work Experience Support Package, the team processed over 4,000 database checks and carried out over 300 pre-placement visits adding to our database of over 15,000 employers. It’s always encouraging to hear that the support we provide is valued and appreciated with one school emailing “Just a quick note to thank you for all your invaluable help and support over the last year, as always so efficient.  You provi...
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  • Student Conference - What's it like to work in Health & Social Care?

    Student Conference - What's it like to work in Health & Social Care? Tuesday 2nd October 2018 (9.15am - 3.00pm) Bromley Youth Music Centre, BR2 8AA The health and social care sector encompasses staff involved in direct care and opportunities exist in the statutory, private and voluntary provision of care services. This one-day work related learning conference will support students undertaking health and social care and child development courses at KS4 and KS5. The programme will include interactive workshops and keynote speeches delivered by a range of professionals working in the sector and will help support the school’s curriculum and raise awareness of the career opportunities. As part of a DfE funding bi...
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  • LBB Work Experience 2017/18

    LBB Work Experience 2017/18

    Bromley Education Business Partnership continues to coordinate the Council’s work experience scheme. This year, we received 34 applications from students in years 10, 11 and 12. Max Mulcahy, work experience placements coordinator, worked to promote the value of work experience and managed to secure placements in a range of departments including Libraries, IT, Bromley Children Project, Democratic Services, Commissioning, Adult Social Care, Public Health and Housing Needs.  Feedback from managers and students was very positive with one of the students being offered paid work after their placement had finished. Tracey Wilson (Head of Compliance and Strategy – Housing Needs) took on Ellie for two weeks...
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