Care Training

We provide our care workers with an opportunity to develop their skills further

Abbots Care has a reputation for high quality training and learning and development. It is our ambition to have the most qualified and competent team of care workers in the country.

Care Worker Induction Training

Abbots Care are passionate about training our care teams and invest in our staff from the day you join us.

Care Workers receive training from qualified nurses and social care experts.

Abbots Care has a reputation for high quality training, learning and development. It is our ambition to have the most qualified and competent team of care workers in the country.

Our Learning and development team are headed up by our  Director and Learning and Development Manager, both qualified nurses and teachers with 30 plus years’ experience in the sector.

Your induction will be delivered by our qualified trainers, who will not only be able to offer theoretical support, but they will also be able to use real-life situations and challenges that they have experienced within home care. This theoretical and practical experience will equip you with the necessary skills to deal with any situation or challenges that may arise whilst providing care.

You will receive a 6-day paid Induction* and receive a Care Certificate compliant to the Governments Skills for Care standards.

What to expect from your Induction Training;

  • You’ll learn the theory behind providing quality care.
  • You’ll be involved in practical exercises like First Aid and Personal care to establish good practice.
  • You’ll receive training in all aspects of Dementia and how to support people.
  • We’ll tell you about our qualifications programmes so that you can continually develop throughout your time with Abbots Care.
  • If you need any additional support before training we will meet with you to discuss how we can support throughout your induction. Wesupport you with any language or learning difficulties that you might have to make sure you can achieve the Care Certificate
  • You’ll train alongside your new colleagues and you’ll get a chance to get to know them and build up relationships.

We run taster training sessions monthly, contact our recruitment team to book on one on 01727 891004

Further Training and qualifications 

Our Training Programmes

Abbots Care believes that good training is an essential part of a care workers development and as a result forms part of an ongoing process where we continually identify training needs, give individualised support to ensure that all staff meet their goals and aspirations.

Abbots Care offers all of its care teams access to specialist In House training sessions throughout the year. We offer a wide variety of subjects which include subjects like Stroke Awareness, Understanding Mental Health , End of Life Care, Advanced Dementia, Bereavement, Catheter care, personal care, feeding, gastrostomy care  to Learning disabilities and Epilepsy and many more. There is always an interesting course running that you can book yourself on to.

Our Qualifications

  • Abbots Care is also an approved training provider for level City & Guilds and NCFE National Qualifications. All care workers will be offered the opportunity to apply for the following qualifications: –
  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social care
  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

We run taster training sessions monthly, contact our recruitment team to book on one on 01727 891004

Why work for us

Abbots Care are growing and we're recruiting right now. Find out about all of our vacancies.

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“I came over to England to try new things and went into Care. Since starting in March 2017 I have found working for Abbots Care more rewarding and felt more accepted. I have built up a good relationship with the service users; I am so glad I came into this job it’s been the best experience ever.”

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