Staff Induction & Training

“Staff we spoke with told us of the excellent support for their personal and professional development. There was a proactive support system in place to encourage staff to develop and deliver outstanding care.” – CQC report 2018

Staff will receive all mandatory training as required by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) together with additional training relevant to the work they are undertaking:

Core Training for all Staff includes:

  • Care Certificate Training 
  • Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) (where appropriate)
  • Recording Skills
  • Safeguarding Children Awareness (where appropriate)
  • Health & Safety
  • Moving & Handling
  • Fire Safety
  • Food Hygiene
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Risk Assessments

1 Day Face to Face Induction Training for all new staff.

Additional Training, this is not an exhaustive list, new training courses are added regularly to support new clients/existing client changes:  

  • Safeguarding children with disabilities (where appropriate)
  • Brain Injury Awareness Training
  • Effective Supervision (for Case Managers, Team Leaders and Senior Support Workers)
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Medication
  • Epilepsy awareness
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Spinal Cord Injury Induction
  • Ad-hoc bespoke client-specific training