Young jobless to get start in social care26th January 2010
The government has set up a programme called Care First Careers which is designed to offer young people who have been out of work a guaranteed job in social care.
Employers will be given £1,000 to employ a person between the ages of 18-24 who has been out of work for six months or longer. Care Services Minister Phil Hope said: "The government is planning a new National Care Service to meet the growing demand for adult care - we need to get the next generation of care staff in place now. I hope Care First Careers will encourage more young people to consider a future in care and help give them the leg-up they need to get started."
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Title: Young jobless to get start in social care
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 13880
Date Added: 26th Jan 2010