Staff Training

Staff are trained to a minimum level 2 in Health and Social Care and follow an on going staff development programme.

These include mandatory training on:

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Safeguarding
  • Adult protection
  • Administering Medication
  • Child protection
  • Epilepsy Management
  • Lifting & Manual Handling
  • Fire Safety
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene for catering
  • Health & Safety Induction
  • Health & Social care

Other qualifications/training completed by the Staff Team includes:

  • Sport & Fitness Diploma
  • Advanced Makaton
  • Advanced Diploma in Special Needs in Education
  • Certificate in Education (special needs)
  • Graphic Facilitation
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Person Centred Planning
  • Working with learners who have PMLD
  • Rebound Therapy
  • Assisting Communication
  • Objects of Reference

"Waves has been a life saver for Lewis, the fact that they are proactive in finding work placements for the individual is fantastic."

Andrew says:
"If it wasn’t for Waves I would be stuck at home. I love it!"

Tom Hall says:
"They take us to some nice places, I enjoy coming to Waves!"

"Waves is fantastic! Ryan had fish for the first time at Waves, so we can go to the chippy now for fish and chips."

Ashton says:
"I like having my nails done with my tokens"

Liam says:
"Coming to Waves has made me less lazy and I’m encouraged to try new things."

James says:
"I like to help clean the animals and I like going out."

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