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

Care homes discounted in end of life care

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I am sure that we all want those who we care for to experience ‘a good death’ when the time...

Perhaps I’m ‘app’athetic

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I’ve got an app in my toolbox that allows me to bang-in nails – I call it a hammer. I’ve...

Fond memories of long distance discomfort

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

The Ford Anglia, the earliest models of which were built in 1939, was a great car for a small family;...