Learning and Development

At Aspire, we know our staff are our most valuable asset.  A well trained workforce is vital to be able to provide a high quality, personalised service to the people we support.  We make sure our teams feel prepared, supported and comfortable in their role.

All staff new to health and social care are enrolled on a comprehensive training programme covering:
• Communication
• The role of the health and social care worker
• Duty of care
• Safeguarding and the Mental Capacity Act
• Moving and handling
• Health and safety
• Infection control
• Food hygiene
• Information management
• Personal development
• Medication
• First aid
• Personal care
• Person-centred care
• Active participation
• Equality, diversity and inclusion
• Mental health awareness

Experienced care workers attend refresher training, covering:
• Equality and diversity
• Infection control and prevention
• Health and safety and COSHH
• Safeguarding and DoLS
• Personal safety
• Basic life support
• Moving and handling
• Medication


What's more, as an employer, we are committed to continued professional development.  We offer additional training opportunities for our teams, tailored to the needs of the individuals they will be supporting.   For information about working for us, click here.