Southern Cross commits to training
Southern Cross Healthcare has taken the “Skills Pledge”, an initiative supported by the Government’s ‘Train to Gain’ programme.
The launch of the Skills Pledge was hosted by Sir Digby Jones and attended by a number of government ministers including Prime Minister Gordon Brown and the Secretary of State for Education and Skills Alan Johnson.
The Skills Pledge is a voluntary, public commitment by the leadership of a company or organisation to support all its employees to develop their basic skills, including literacy and numeracy, and work towards relevant, valuable qualifications to a level equivalent to 5 good GCSEs – this has been termed level 2.
Andrew Murray, managing director of Active Care Partnerships, signed the Pledge on behalf of Southern Cross.