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

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