Meridian launches scheme to develop in-house managers


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

Due to its sustained growth over recent years, Meridian Healthcare has launched ASSERT, a management development scheme for employees. The scheme aims to provide current staff with the training and development skills to progress to management level within the company. Launched in September, ASSERT offers current employees a structured career path for the future, introducing candidates to the different aspects of management within the care sector and providing them with the opportunity to acquire the skills and competencies to allow them to progress to care centre management level within the company, should a role become available. Depending upon an individual’s existing skills, training takes place over a 6-18 month period through formal courses and mentoring sessions. The ASSERT training will encompass all aspects of managing a care centre, from legal rules and implications and marketing a care facility to people management and financial awareness. Group HR manager at Meridian Lorraine Mercer said the respon





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