Senga will try to answer as many of your Scottish Social Care questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.
I have started a new role in management, is there any free learning available to help me?
I have just started a new role in management, it is the first time I have held such a position. I am keen to develop my skills and wondered if you knew of any free learning, I could access easily to help me?
We in Scotland are very lucky to have access to free learning in health and social care.
One such eLearning tools which will help you has been developed by NES (NHS Education for Scotland).
This tool has several modules which will certainly help you develop your management and leadership skills. This can be accessed using this link.
I hope this helps
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Senga Currie is Head of Care Development (Scotland) at QCS, she possesses a strong command of the issues facing the care sector informed by her long career as a registered mental nurse and registered general nurse for 38 years, working in various areas within the NHS, community nursing, the field of addictions and the private sector. With 21 years of experience working with care homes, starting as a nursing sister and moving into roles of home manager, regional manager, care services manager and regulation manager.
Senga will try to answer as many of your questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.
Please note that Senga cannot offer answers to matters requiring legal advice. If your matter concerns a specific service provider, please contact the Care Inspectorate Scotland.