School leavers train as carers as EU migration falls

According to BBC, the NHS in England is hiring 10,000 school leavers given training by the Prince’s Trust charity.

The new staff will go some way towards solving the shortage caused by rising demands on the service and falling EU migration.

“There are lots of young people who struggle to access the kinds of careers and opportunities that we offer and the opportunity of this partnership is to reach out to those young people,” NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer told BBC News.

A YouGov poll of 1,000 managers across all sectors, conducted in September 2019 for the Prince’s Trust but not yet been published, found 63% of those in the public sector believed there was currently a skills shortage in their area.

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