Join us at our first ever Care Experience & Employment Summit

Tuesday 30 July – 10:00 to 15:30

Govan Mbeki Building, Glasgow Caledonian University, G4 0BA

Who Cares? Scotland is delighted to welcome employers, educators and anyone with a passion for supporting Care Experienced people into employment to our first ever Care Experience and Employment Summit.

Check out our Employment Summit 2019 flier

Why attend?

Attending this event will help deepen your understanding of Care Experienced people’s journeys into employment. You’ll hear directly from workers and employers, such as the NHS, Falkirk Council and Disclosure Scotland, about the barriers faced by care experienced people.  You’ll also discover the benefits your workforce can gain by employing people who have care experience.

What’s on the programme for the day?

You will learn in a pioneering space with workshops, talks and networking. Speakers include:

  • Sonia Tate MBE, Race Lead, Department of Work and Pensions
  • Ryan McCuaig, Lecturer of Law, Edinburgh College
  • Cameron Forester, Assistant Account Manager, Mind of My Own
  • George Dodds, Director of Health Equity & Director of Health and Work, NHS Health Scotland

You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in workshops relating to: Family Firm Approach; Barriers Around Convictions; Trauma Informed Approach; and Education into employment.

How to register for your place

Places cost £35.00 and include refreshments and lunch.  We have free places available for Care Experienced members. Book your place now at https://gcujuly19.eventbrite.co.uk/  

Any questions?

Contact Who Cares? Scotland’s Training and Education Team at corporateparenting@whocaresscotland.org or on 0141 226 4441.

With thanks to Scottish Local Authorities and funding partners, who make our work possible
Who Cares? Scotland Funding Partners