Employer and PA training

WECIL provides free training courses to help Direct Payment employers feel more confident in managing their Personal Assistants (PAs).

The courses are funded by Skills for Care and cover a range of topics, including:

For employers:

  • Recruitment and retention of Personal Assistants
  • Establishing boundaries and effective supervision
  • Employment law training – basic obligations and responsibilities

For PAs:

  • Establishing good working relationships between you and your employer(s)
  • Core principles of dignity in care
  • Safeguarding

All courses are free and include resources to take away and opportunities for further training. Lunch is provided and travel costs can be reimbursed. There is also four hours funding to back fill the PA. Please contact WECIL for further details.

Current course dates

Moving and Handling training for Direct Payment recipients and/or PA’s only

11 Oct 2018 09:30-16:30 Delivered by Acorn Training.

First Aid Training for Direct Payment recipients and/or PA’s

15 Oct 2018 09:30-16:30 Delivered by Acorn Training.

Free First Aid Training for Direct Payment recipients and/or PA’s

5 Nov 2018 09:30-16:30 Delivered by Acorn Training.

Free Medication Handling for Direct payment recipients and/or PA’s

20 Nov 2018 13:30-16:30 Delivered by Acorn Training.

HR Performance Management for Employers  

23 Nov 2018 13:30-16:30 Delivered by Citrus HR.

Moving & Handling training for Direct Payment recipients and/or PA’s

29 Nov 2018 09:30-16:30 Delivered by Acorn Training.

 

Booking

You can book your place on https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/d/united-kingdom–bristol/wecil/?q=WECIL&mode=search&lc=1 or alternatively call WECIL on 0117 947 9933 or email dpsupport@wecil.co.uk

Upcoming course dates are announced here and promoted on Facebook and Twitter so do check back to keep updated.

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