Learning and Development

Learning and Development

All new employees are required to complete the National Minimum Training Standards and the Common Induction Standards covering:

  • The role of the Adult Social Care Worker
  • Your personal development
  • Effective communication
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Duty of care
  • Safeguarding
  • Person-centred care and support
  • Health and safety
  • Handling information
  • Infection prevention and control

Employees are encouraged and supported to study for recognised qualifications including the Level 2 and 3 Diplomas in Health and Social Care delivered in a partnership arrangement with a local college judged by Ofsted as outstanding.

We ensure that our managers have the skills they need to provide leadership and support for our workforce through study for the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership in Health and Social Care.

By investing in our employees we are able to:

  • Deliver a quality service with skilled and competent workers.
  • Provide safe services with workers who are confident and competent.
  • Retain employees as they feel valued and supported.

All employees have a Personal Development Plan to ensure that they participate in learning and development and achieve the knowledge, skills and competencies required to meet customer needs.