Care Support WorkersEssential courses

Care Support Workers Managers Guidance

This guidance is for managers supporting staff to complete their Care Support Worker induction.

Introduction to Turning Point Scotland

This course will provide you with an awareness of the work we do, and what you can expect as an employee working with us.

Welcome to social care

This short course will help you gain an understanding of social care.

Communication & Relationships

This short course will introduce you to the topic of communication and relationships in social care.

Safer Handling & Back Care

This course aims to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries that can be caused by poor manual handling in the workplace. The course will make clear the knowledge and skills that are required to enable you to carry out your job in a safe and effective manner, whilst complying with current legislation.

Care Support Worker Guidance & Resources

The following will provide you with information and resources to complete your new Care Support Worker role.

Service Specific Course

Please ask your line manager if the course below is relevant before completing it.

Medication Awareness

This course provides some basic guidance on the handling of medications and to act as a foundation for your practice in ordering, storing and administering medication within Turning Point Scotland services.