Avery Stars in Qube Learning Awards 2017
Avery Healthcare staff excelled at last nights 2017 Qube Learning awards near Abingdon. Beating off competition from many other care providers and assorted large companies, Avery came away with four winner’s trophies with a further two candidates that were highly commended.
Amongst the accolades was that of Best Large Employer awarded to Avery for its commitment to training and development of staff through programmes like the Avery Apprenticeship Scheme, the Avery Care and Advanced Senior Care Certificates. The award is testament to the overall quality and commitment of employees that Avery is fortunate enough to have. Avery has shown that a comprehensive and structured career pathway for all grades of staff in both care and non-care related roles is an essential ingredient in the competition for the best talent.
Other successes on the night included Diane Lomax, a training officer at Avery who secured the Higher Apprentice Award, Louise Whiston from Hempstalls Hall Care Home who won Young Apprentice of the Year and Elizabeth Whitehouse, from Newcross Care Home who won the award for Outstanding Achiever.
Sharon Whitehead, manager at Acorn Lodge Care Home was also highly commended in the Higher Apprentice category as was Sam Potter of Acacia Lodge Care Home in the Adult Apprentice category.
Qube is a national training provider specialising in vocational learning and courses. Many Avery homes support apprenticeship schemes that allow both younger people and adults the chance to work across different functional areas within a care home business in a mentoring relationship.