Pathways Life Skills Trainer, Mark Rishton, has achieved exceptionally high accreditation after completing his apprenticeship in Health and Social Care.
Mark, based at Pathways Northwest’s Accrington Mental Health Care Home, recently received the Skills for Care Certificate as well as an Outstanding Achievement Citrus Certificate.
Mark’s achievement is a reflection of Pathways’ dedication to quality staff training in the field of mental health.
As an investor in people, Pathways recognises the role of staff training in achieving positive outcomes for Service Users.
Both Pathways and Citrus Training have congratulated Mark on his outstanding Portfolio and completion of his Advanced Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care (Adults).
Mark said: “Working at Pathways is extremely rewarding. The company’s dedication to staff training means they are encouraging me to become the best in my field.
“The Citrus Training programme has allowed me to work successfully toward gaining my diploma in Health and Social Care.
“Working with various tutors, I quickly developed my skills, learning at a good pace.”
Pathways Northwest aims to have its entire staff team qualified in either the NVQ Level 3 or the new Diploma in Health and Social Care by the end of 2012 – well above national standards.
The firm employs individuals with a commitment to working with the mentally ill and who have the necessary skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people that the company supports.