We have made a decision to postpone all appraisals at this time. We are currently planning for them to take place between September and December. Please make sure that you continue to speak to staff about their work and check on their health and wellbeing.
All non-essential non mandatory training and study leave should be cancelled. It is likely that external providers will cancel such events. You should therefore attend work on days you would have had study leave.
I am due to start/have started the Care Certificate, what is happening as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic?
If you have not yet started the Care Certificate, please wait for a member of the Care Certificate team to contact you regarding this. If you have already started, please complete the written work that has been provided.
What if I have completed all written work of my care certificate and need to be assessed in practice?
The Care Certificate team is not currently undertaking practice observations until the current Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. If you are waiting for an assessment, one of the team will be in touch to arrange this once restrictions are lifted. In this situation your completion date …
All non-essential non-mandatory training including apprenticeships have been put on hold by the Trust. This means that you won’t be attending your college training provider and your tutor/assessor won’t be visiting you at work or conducting remote visits. You will be put on a Break in Learning …
All non-essential non mandatory training has been cancelled until further notice however if your study is critical to service delivery at this time visit the intranet for further guidance.
More information to help you access your e-learning account can be found on the intranet.
You can find out about specific Covid-19 support training on the intranet.
Mandatory training has been revised and reduces the need for training in most areas whilst shifting face-to-face training to e-learning where possible. We are also extending all staff competencies by 12 months (except fire and food safety which is 6 months) to extend the time …