The Care Leaver Covenant is a national inclusion programme that supports care leavers aged 16 to 25 to live independently.

This is achieved through a range of activities such as education, employment and training and aims to create meaningful opportunities in five key areas. These are as follows:

  • Independent living
  • Education, employment and training
  • Safety and security
  • Mental and physical health
  • Finance

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals, working in partnership with local authorities, has pledged to support this cohort of young person and has tailored support available:

  • Introduction to sector and organisation
  • Sharing of apprenticeship and/or widening participation opportunities
  • Work experience
  • Job application guidance sessions
  • Mock interview support

If you would like to learn more about the above offer, please do not hesitate to contact our Apprenticeship and Widening Participation team.