Training and Development at Libertas
Supportive and Comprehensive
As a Libertas employee you will benefit from a rewarding role with a flexible work/life balance and a supportive professional environment. Our training programme ensures you have the confidence and ability to deliver high-quality care to clients and service users in their own homes.
The Libertas training programme ensures you will learn the theory and practical skills necessary for providing top-quality care. Our expert trainers run courses offering hands-on experience in home care. Each new employee undergoes a 12-week training programme in order to obtain their Care Skills Certificate and will receive a personal development plan including:
- An induction training programme
- Shadowing/mentoring assessments
- Care Skills Certificate modules: Understanding your role, Your personal development, Duty of care, Equality and diversity, Person centred values, Communication, Privacy and dignity, Fluids and nutrition, Mental health, dementia and learning disabilities, Safeguarding adults, Safeguarding children, Basic life support, Health and safety, Handling information and Infection prevention and control.
In addition, Libertas staff also receive training on
- Mental capacity
- Falls awareness
- Food hygiene
- Practical moving and handling
- Lone working
- Medication safety
- Pressure area care
- Managing continence
In order to keep your skills up to date you will have ongoing opportunities to do additional training including refresher classroom-based training, online training or on-the-job supervision. To find out more about our training opportunities and potential career progression speak to a Libertas Training Manager.
Meet Our Training Managers
Jeanette Collins has worked in the care industry for 31 years. She began her career in 1987 working for Lincolnshire County Council supporting adults with learning disabilities and worked in a variety of settings, gaining much experience of working with vulnerable people. She also obtained her NVQ 2 in care and the Registered Managers Level 4 award.
In 2013, she started working for Housing 21 in the domiciliary care sector. Working both in the local community and at Elizabeth Court in Louth, Jeanette was responsible for managing the service in Elizabeth Court, line managing and mentoring staff and supporting new employees through their induction and probationary period.
In 2015 Jeanette became part of the Libertas team. She continues to work at Elizabeth Court and is also a Libertas Training Manager. Jeanette is responsible for inducting new Libertas staff and ensuring they receive comprehensive training on all aspects of their personal development plan.