Katherine enrolled on a Level 2 Understanding Autism course funded through the Nightingale Bursary. Read her full story below:
What district within Essex are you based?
I am based in Maldon
How did you hear about the Nightingale Care Bursary?
I heard about the Nightingale Care Bursary through an ACL Advert
Please tell us a little bit about your current role/course:
At the moment I’m currently on another Health & Social care course.
What inspired you to seek a career within the Health & Care sector?
To be able to help people that need care and provide support to my son he is autistic.
What would you say to others considering a career within Health and Social care?
Go for it! A lot of people are scared to take risks, but you just have to go for it!
How has Nightingale supported you in achieving your career goals/progression?
My tutor, Angela was so helpful and was always there for me, she’s lovely and helped me through the course.
What is one thing you are proud of that you have achieved whilst completing your programme?
Gaining more knowledge and understanding of Autism and completing the course.
We’d like to know more about you outside of your studies, tell us about your hobbies, and interests…
Spending time with my family is my favourite thing to do, it’s very important to me!
The Nightingale Care Bursary enables everyone to access Health & Social Care courses and qualifications for FREE. So, whether you’re looking to start a new and fulfilling career in care or want to upskill – we can support you! If you are a health and care provider, you can also access the bursary to support staff training and development opportunities.
- Training courses & Qualifications
- Fast-track management
- Financial help & support