Staff Skills & Development

General Service Information

Vestige Healthcare Group regularly reviews the skills, experience and competencies of its staff to ensure staffing levels, skill mix and staffing ratios are maintained. New employees to will be inducted appropriately to ensure that they are of suitable competency and capability.

Training and Professional Development

  • Health & Safety
  • Equality, Diversity and Human Rights
  • Manual Handling
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Safeguarding
  • Risk Assessment
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Deprivations of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS)
  • Learning Disabilities Awareness
  • ADHD Awareness
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Therapeutic Skills - Dialectal behaviour therapy
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Analytical Therapy
  • Duty of Care
  • Privacy & Dignity
  • Medication Dispensing
  • Supervision & appraisal (Team Lead/Manager)
  • Care Planning
  • NVQ
  • Record keeping
  • Fire Safety
  • Infection, Prevention and Control
  • Food Hygiene / Food Safety Awareness
  • Observation and therapeutic engagement
  • Basic Life Support
  • COSH
  • Capacity and Best Interests
  • Positive Behavioural Support (PBS)
  • Autism Awareness
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Fluids and Nutrition
  • Active Support
  • Attachment Disorder
  • GDPR
  • Communication and engagement
  • Medication Awareness
  • Supervision Awareness for Staff
  • Goal Planning
  • Assessing Life needs and Choices
  • Best Interests Assessing
  • Report Writing

This list is not exhaustive, and each member of staff will have their own personal development plan, that is formulated and agreed to ensure ongoing professional development in their relevant areas of expertise.

Vestige Healthcare Group operates a robust and restorative system of supervision via individual sessions, team discussion and reflective group learning. The supervision process supports individuals to take responsibility for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and professional well-being.