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With a qualification in Health and Social Care you're already closer to your future job, and will have a better understanding of care work too.                  

This Level 1 accredited training is ideal for anyone who is interested in developing skills in care work to enable them to move into employment in a care setting. No baseline academic qualifications are required to join the course. 


Participants will gain the right skills and learn the ethos needed for care work. This activity could be a follow-on to Carer Work Experience (participants can ‘top up’ with an

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Thinking of getting a job in care or retail? We offer experience of working in these areas, where you can develop the skills you’ll need to get a job.

Age UK Gateshead is able to offer through the Future You project work experience opportunities for any resident of Gateshead who is economically inactive or unemployed.  

For people who are thinking about whether the care or retail sectors could provide them the opportunity for employment, this work experience will give them the answer. The care and retail sectors are currently understaffed, so the experience gained will be invaluable in

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We are recruiting young people aged 14 to 25 to get involved with Young Healthwatch. If you want to help shape health and social care services for young people in Gateshead and Newcastle we would love

Booking Required -… Come along to our Walking Group sessions and share a walk or two that you've been on or heard about
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Booking Required -… Come along and get creative for an hour each week with us as we complete one of many different art
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Booking Required -… Stick the kettle on, get comfy, and join our virtual Carer Café on Zoom. These are very informal
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Is gambling getting in the way of the life you want to live?

If you are concerned about your gambling or you are a family member needing support, you can talk to us.

We provide FREE support for Gamblers as well as friends and family who are affected, and we can help each person in their own right.

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NECA in partnership with GamCare provides a range of short and longer term treatment options, either over the phone or face-to-face. 

Our services are free, flexible and confidential.

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Playlist for Life is a music and dementia charity. The charity was founded in 2013 by writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson after the death of her mother, Mamie, who had dementia. Our vision is