training for careers
in health and social care

Get work-ready with our intensive 4 week Pre Employment Programme

Start your new career with Halo Mid Essex:
Courses available in Southend, Basildon, Chelmsford, Thurrock and Brentwood

Working with leading healthcare providers around these areas, we provide fully-funded training to those looking for an exciting and fulfilling career. From working with those who have learning disabilities and providing essential mental health support, through to supported community living opportunities – who knows where a career in healthcare will take you?

Our 4-week pre employment programmes are designed in collaboration with employers. Helping to give you the skills they are looking for, and prepare you for a career as a health care professional like no other. There are many roles available in healthcare. They offer long-term employment prospects, job security and opportunities for progression – including the potential to go on and complete an NHS-accredited degree.

Register your interest today, and we’ll aim to get you a guaranteed interview with a healthcare provider 4 weeks after starting the course.

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Our programs are being delivered through a blend of face-to-face sessions and online methods.

Think you know healthcare? Think again.

Here are just some of the career paths that completing our programme could lead to.

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Start training and get your career moving

Your future starts here. It’s time to gain new skills, meet new people and find the new role you’ve been looking for – all fully-funded. With diverse roles available and transferable skills taught on our programme, in just 4-6 weeks you could be well on your way to a new career.

  • We aim to guarantee you an interview for a healthcare role
  • A completely funded programme at no cost to you
  • You get practical, desirable skills that will last you a lifetime
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Become a valued
healthcare partner

Be part of something bigger. Get the chance to shape the future of healthcare talent and benefit from work-ready candidates. We provide fully-funded 4-6 week training to give people the skills they need to work in a range of healthcare environments.

  • Interview our work-ready candidates, or upskill your candidate pool
  • Our training means your candidates can hit the ground running
  • We handle role suitability assessments
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What could your future in health and social care look like?

Meet some of Southend’s healthcare professionals and hear about their journey to a life-changing career.


That’s what I love about it. You’re hands-on, helping people.

Jasmin, Midwifery Student
Anglia Ruskin University

My regret is that I never done it earlier.

Martin, Support Worker
Southend Care Limited

Every day is different, you never know what’s around the corner.

Nikki, Shift Leader
Southend Care Limited

It will just feel like you’re at home in a family setting where you support one another.

Ike, Support Worker
Southend Care Limited

I’ll always be in healthcare, I enjoy looking after people and making a difference.

Ellis, Client Services Team
Doris Jones Limited

We’re less concerned about qualifications, more about what you’re like as a person.

Cara, Manager
Doris Jones Limited

I wanted a job that made me feel like I’m making a difference in someone’s life.

Amelia, Care Assistant
Doris Jones Limited

A selection of Care providers and partners we work with...

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Nexus support
Spdns homecare
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Bluebird care
Ashley care
Home instead senior care
Concept care solutions
Croll healthcare
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