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High quality healthcare for all
High quality healthcare for all

Training and development

Practice Plus Group Learning Academy

At Practice Plus Group we are committed to developing our employee’s skills and growing their knowledge, progressing career development and fostering a culture of lifelong learning. We believe in providing our employees with access to high quality cutting edge training, learning and development opportunities. Employees all have access to the company learning management system (LMS), which houses all their training, learning, shared learning platforms and personalised career development requirements.

Statutory, Mandatory and Technical Training

Employees receive extensive training via eLearning, Face to Face and virtual classrooms related to any statutory, mandatory, systems and technical training for their job role. They also have access to an extensive library of learning content, online training courses, publications, internal and external training events, seminars and shared learning via our LMS, and related learning and development platforms.

Career Development

Employee Career development is a key focus. This is driven by our annual appraisals and performance reviews which not only focus on existing needs for their current job role but also on future career pathways and development. We offer all employees a host of development opportunities from fully funded qualifications and apprenticeships to enrolment in our management and leadership development and succession planning programmes.

Clinical Development and Care Provision

For our clinical and medical colleagues we provide access and funding to a host of CPD events, training and seminars, which are all recorded and evidenced on our company LMS for revalidation purposes. Our clinical and medical teams all have access to learning content, medical journals and qualifications via our network of partner royal colleges, including the RCN, RCS, RCP, and RCGP.

Apprenticeships

We offer an extensive fully funded apprenticeships programme covering a number of job roles and qualifications both clinical and non-clinical roles.  Allowing employees to obtain qualifications while working in an existing role or developing into a future one.

DevelopMe Leadership Development and Succession Planning Programmes

Practice Plus Group is committed to the development of our supervisory and managerial colleague’s leadership skills.  We have an extensive Team Management Essentials and Management Essentials programme, as well as a ground breaking leadership programme which focuses on our clinical and medical management and leadership known as “Chrysalis”. All our leadership development programmes focus on three key areas:

Develop Myself, Develop my Team and Develop my Service

All enrolled on these programmes partake in extensive 360 reviews, coaching and mentorship sessions throughout the duration of the programmes which vary from 12 to 24 months.

Join our team

We provide excellent care to patients across the country, support to the NHS, and a great place to work.

Why work for us

As a large, private company we provide job security and the chance to work with the highest quality people working in the healthcare system.

Perks and benefits

Find out what perks and benefits Practice Plus Group offers its colleagues.

Our values

From consultants to care workers, sonographers to psychologists, our people are bringing our values to life to help us achieve our aims.

Recent News

Plymouth dementia leads

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth appoints dementia lead

7 April 2021 | Team news

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth has appointed a dementia lead from among its team to further strengthen its offering to patients with dementia.

Ernest Onyema

Sight-saving 72-hour NHS pledge from surgical centre

31 March 2021 | Team news

A vision-saving pledge is set to see people with suspected macular degeneration receive NHS assessment and treatment within 72 hours of referral.

Nursing CV

5 tips to making your nursing CV stand out

25 March 2021 | Team news

When applying for nursing jobs, it’s crucial to have a CV that stands out. Luckily, our recruiters are here to share some valuable advice about what to include, how to structure it, and what to leave out!

James Potter

From bomb disposal to pioneering healthcare role

22 March 2021 | Team news

James Potter is the first physician associate to have graduated without a first degree and with financial support from an independent sector healthcare provider.