The power of apprenticeships in social care

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, Hft is highlighting the importance and advantages of apprenticeships in the social care sector, outlining clear progression routes and an accessible entry into the sector.

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Opening doors for young people with learning disabilities

In a ground-breaking partnership, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (WAHT) has joined forces with Regency High School and DFN Project SEARCH, to launch a supported internship program aimed at transforming the lives of young adults who have special educational needs and disabilities.

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Breaking down barriers and busting myths: my journey as a supported employment advocate

Supported Employment Advocate, Erin O’Donnell, talks about her employment journey as she tries to bust some myths about working with a learning disability.

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Liverpool intern wins award for most progress as he navigates the world of work

Joe, an intern who worked behind the scenes at the recent Eurovision Song Contest, has won an award for Most Progress in Hft’s Project SEARCH Celebration Event, held recently to highlight the incredible journeys interns and graduates on the programme have been on.

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Learning disabled interns meet local employers at Flint reverse jobs fair

Interns with a learning disability who are seeking employment opportunities came together with local businesses last week as national learning disability charity Hft hosted a reverse job fair at Flint Library in Flintshire.

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Bridgend intern wins award for most progress as she navigates the world of work

Rhyannon Burt, an intern working in customer service at hygiene service provider, PHS, has won an award for Most Progress in Hft’s Project SEARCH Celebration Event, held this week to highlight the incredible journeys interns and graduates on the programme have been on over the past 12 months.

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Wakefield interns win awards as they navigate the world of work

Harrison, Charlotte and Codie won awards for Most Progress and Creative Thinking in Hft’s Project SEARCH Celebration Event.

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