We are a caring employer and at PJ Care we take pride in investing heavily into developing our staff through our professional in-house training and providing you with accredited qualifications while also helping you develop your skills through continuing professional development opportunities.
With our strong recruitment, training and career development philosophies we have gained the investors in People Platinum Award – an accolade earnt by only 0.5% of companies in the healthcare sector and Gold Service Framework Platinum Award. From your first day, PJ Care will help you build your professional training portfolio and CPD to best reflect and reward your workplace development because we are committed to nurturing and rewarding our team in order that we can maintain the best care our residents and their families require.
We continually strive to have the highest standards of person-centred nursing care. We train all of our team members to understand and advocate these standards as they develop their own careers and skills.
- Free ongoing training
- PJ Care currently provides all internal and external training free to all contracted employees. The following covers what we can provide:
- Specialist induction training
- 12 week Care Certificate training to all Healthcare Workers and Assistants
- Specialist short courses
- Diplomas – OCF Level 3 Diplomas in Health and Social Care (Adults) is one example of further study we fund for our staff.
- External funded training – accredited and non-accredited
- Funding attendance at external conferences
- Access to Foundation Degrees and Nursing Degrees
We can provide newly qualified nurses with a full preceptorship for their first year. You will also have access to funded training and specialist workshops to help you translate your skills to practice.
Full Individual support for learning
All learning, access to regular training workshops, and one-on-one assistance from learning and development staff is free to employed staff. We’ll support you through your assignments and exams and give you mentorship to help you translate your learning into solid care practices.
Practice Development Teams
We have our own Practice Development Team present in each site who will coach and mentor staff and assist our teams to provide the best evidence based care to our residents.
Support networks of experienced trainers and colleagues
While at PJ Care, you’ll grow and develop alongside an experienced team of expert staff. Our internal training is delivered by a specialist team of learning and development trainers who all have wide experience of healthcare or are qualified nurses. We can draw on other company trainers who have experience across mental health, psychology, medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dementia nursing and brain injury nursing.