There are a number of alternative recruitment routes you should consider, as well as a wealth of advice on recruiting and keeping staff.
A skilled workforce is essential to keep services safe for our vulnerable residents, but training also serves to reduce staff turnover. The good news is ECC provides a lot of free training opportunities, and there is also assistance from Skills for Care's Workforce Development Fund (see Funding).
ECC's Quality Innovation team operates a number of initiatives giving providers access to free training and opportunities. This includes the award winning Prosper programme, MyHomelife Essex and the Dementia Programme.
All training opportunities are detailed on our Events page.
Find out what has helped other social care organisations achieve staff turnover of 10%.
The free Working Well programme can support you to improve the health and wellbeing of your staff.
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Adult Community Learning (ACL) in partnership with Essex County Council Economic Growth team are delighted to offer a number of subsidised training opportunities to the care provider market. These training programmes aim to support the development of care management skills, leadership and team skills, and digital skills. In addition to these programmes, there is the opportunity to undertake unit accreditation towards achieving a L4 Adult Social Care Diploma.
The training is subsidised by Essex County Council and there are a limited number of places on each programme.
Please see attached flyer for course information and contact details.
New courses added
Level 2 Understanding to Technology Enabled Care (flyer attached)
Level 2 Certificates in:
- Care and Management of Diabetes
- Cleaning Principles
- Common Health Conditions
- Dementia Care
- Dignity & Safeguarding
- Equality & Diversity
- Falls Prevention Awareness
- Infection Control
- Information, Advice & Guidance
- Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- Principles of Care Planning
- Principles of End of Life Care
- Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
- Understanding Autism
- Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
- Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent
- Understand Specific Learning Difficulties
- Customer Service for Health and Social Care Settings
For more information or to book a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Lorretta Wiltshire: 03330 138387 or Shane Carter : 03330 320985