Become a healthcare professional
through our fully-funded training

You could get a guaranteed interview in as little as 4 weeks

Change your life in just 4 weeks with our Pre employment training programme

The healthcare industry is in high demand, with many different roles needed across a range of areas. Whether that's providing integral admin support in an office, working closely with someone that has learning disabilities, or being there for someone suffering with their mental health – there are so many opportunities for a meaningful, rewarding career as a healthcare professional. Our fully-funded programme will give you the sought-after skills that our healthcare providers are looking for, including First Aid and Mental Health training.

All the skills you need
We deliver our programmes in partnership with our healthcare partners.
Pound sterling
Absolutely no cost to you
Our fully-funded training programme will get you on the right path.
Guaranteed interview in as little as 4 weeks
We’ll put you in front of some of the leading healthcare providers.
We’ll get you work-ready
Get the skills you need to work in a professional healthcare environment.
We support you all the way
Mentoring and mediation is available for up to 3 months into your employment.
Fast forward
The chance to shape your future
Your career could take you anywhere, including towards an NHS-accredited degree.

The programme is likely to include...

Week 1 An introduction to healthcare
  • Registration
  • Introduction to types of healthcare
  • Healthcare opportunities and entry points
  • The expectations and responsibilities of a healthcare professional
  • Values-based recruitment and myth busting
  • Information Advice and Guidance (IAG)
  • Personalised signposting
  • Suitability for care review and next steps
  • Safeguarding level 1
  • Food Hygiene accredited course
  • Makaton Awareness
  • Dementia and Learning disabilities awareness courses
  • Managing Anxiety and Stress
Week 2 Training and development
  • Presentations from care providers with current opportunities
  • Protecting yourself and protecting others – Reviewing basic hygiene, risk assessments and COVID-19
  • Duty of care
  • Mythbusting
  • Introduction to employers and interviews
  • Value based recruitment
Week 3 Ready for employment
  • Employability skills - CV writing, covering letter, interviews, IT assessment, Equality, Inclusion, Discrimination
  • Dementia awareness
  • Mental and Learning differences
  • Introduction to employers and interviews
12 week Mentorship post programme
  • Support into employment
  • Additional personalised employment guidance
  • Signposting to courses and further support
  • Mentoring for sustained employment
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How does it work?

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Training & Development

Gain valuable skills for a career in a healthcare environment.



Get the skills you need to become a healthcare professional.

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We aim to get you a guaranteed interview upon programme completion.

What could your future in healthcare look like?


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

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There’s no better time to train in healthcare*

Register your interest for our fully-funded programme, and start your path towards becoming a trained healthcare professional.

  • 4-6 weeks of intensive training
  • Be work-ready upon completion
  • We’ll aim to guarantee you an interview with a healthcare provider 4-6 weeks after starting the course

*The Halo Mid Essex programme is only suitable for those that are unemployed. If you are in part or full-time employment, you will not be eligible. If you are an experienced carer and have a sponsor, but are looking for more work hours or opportunities, click here for more information.

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