No dawdling for Niki on the path to a new career with TRACSCARE


Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A scheme devised by the specialist residential care provider TRACSCARE has catapulted an employee up the career ladder from support worker to assistant director. Niki Blackburn, from Swansea, joined TRACSCARE in 2000 as an entry level support worker. Five years on and after completing the FASTTRAC programme in just nine months, she was appointed home manager and has since been promoted to assistant director for Wales. The FASTTRAC programme, developed by the company five years ago, enables employees from all levels in the organisation to embark on an intensive training programme to develop their careers and reach management level. Its purpose is to encourage talented employees to develop a career within the organisation. The FASTTRAC candidate may be an ambitious young graduate or may be an individual with life and management experience in another sector. To date five candidates have completed the training programme with a further seven employees from Wales, the Midlands and Northhampton currently working tow





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

Shuffling to some purpose – or just fancy footwork?

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

Spare a thought if you will for the hard pressed people who have to update government information. Well into 2018, for...

Life support for the NHS

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

To outline a comprehensive remedy for the ongoing and worsening woes of the beleaguered NHS would take a little more...

A flight of festive fancy

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Christmas Past: It’s cold outside but inside the care home the star atop the tree beams its rays of hope...