STAFF from across East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) celebrated as they picked up their training certificates at a special achievement ceremony recently.
The event, which took place at the Chapel Training room at Bexhill Hospital, marked the end of NVQ and TAQA (Training Assessment and Quality Assurance) training for the latest cohort in Health and Social Care.
The training has been provided by Sussex Downs College in partnership with ESHT.
Rose Miller, employer engagement manager at Sussex Downs, said, “We are pleased to have been able to support our local NHS Trust to get their staff trained up in these Health and Social Care and TAQA Assessor qualifications.
“We hope to continue this effective working partnership long into the future to ensure that the qualifications needed to maintain a high level of service to patients are accessible and achievable.”
Shotham Kamath, assistant director of nursing for education and workforce for the trust, said, “We are delighted to celebrate the achievements of our colleagues as they gain NVQ Qualifications in Health and Social Care delivered in partnership with Sussex Downs College.
“Our health care assistants make a valuable contribution to the care and well-being of patients who use our services.”