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Learning and Development

Learning and Development

Inspire is an SQA accredited Centre that provides ongoing training and professional development opportunities for all staff

We have a dedicated and experienced Learning and Development Team who design and deliver in-house training tailored to the needs of the services.

Inspire offers a comprehensive Induction course to all new staff before they start in their roles. The training includes:

  • Company Induction
  • Adult Support and Protection
  • First Aid
  • Moving and Handling
  • Eating, Drinking and Swallowing training
  • Risk Management
  • Positive Behaviour Support

This ensures that staff are equipped with a sound knowledge of the culture and ethos of the organisation and gives them confidence to start their job with the essential knowledge to be the best they can be.

We also offer a suite of e-learning courses relevant to the job role which offers a flexible way of learning.

Inspire are an SQA Accredited Centre offering all staff the opportunity to gain their relevant qualification to demonstrate their competency and SSSC Registration requirements. We offer qualifications in Social Services and Healthcare, SCQF Level 6. 7 and 9 and for Managers the PDA In Leadership and Management for Care Services.

We are also accredited to deliver Modern Apprenticeships to staff in the age groups 16-19 and 20-24. We directly recruit our Modern Apprentices into available vacancies in the services and they earn whilst they learn.

Support. Empower. Inspire.

Inspire is an established charity supporting people with learning disabilities and additional support needs. We operate more than 40 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Moray and Angus.

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