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Get ready for work in health and social care

The Preparing for Work in Health and Social Care in Scotland Programme has been designed to support new and existing staff to deliver safe, effective, person-centred care. 

The programme was developed by the NHS Scotland Academy to support those new to the Health and Social Care employment.  

The programme has been split into 2 distinct sections to allow both Health, and Social Care employees to access the content most relevant to them.  

The Healthcare Programme

The Healthcare Programme is in 2 parts, 1 containing practical skills modules and the other containing non-technical skills modules, both of which are essential to the healthcare environment. 

As a new employee, you should undertake each module as many times as you like to make sure you are aware and familiar with the content. Some of the content requires you to view links to resources to support your wider understanding of the topic. 

Your completion of each module will be acknowledged, and your board will be able to access this information.

You will also receive an E-certificate for each session you complete. 

Preparing for work in healthcare on Turas Learn

The Social Care Programme 

The Scottish Government together with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and NHS Education for Scotland (NES) have developed a national induction framework for adult care services in Scotland. 

For resources that can help you as you start work in Social Care, please visit SSSC Social Care Induction

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