Career development

Career Development

There are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. When you join us, you’ll have access to a wide range of online learning modules through our eLearning platform, and we offer a variety of training programmes, qualifications and apprenticeships.

Comprehensive induction programme

All of our new colleagues will do a 5 day induction where you’ll learn about the organisation and our values and complete mandatory training, as well as doing a role-specific induction in your new workplace. New colleagues in care roles will complete the Care Certificate as part of their induction (if you’re new to care).

Performance Development Reviews

All colleagues will have a Performance Development Review every year, where you’ll discuss your role, set objectives and talk through your personal development.

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Continuing Professional Development


ELMS - you’ll get access to our online eLearning platform where you can complete a range of CPD training modules, as well mandatory training.


ABC of Caring programme - this training programme is for care colleagues and covers the essential skills and behaviours required to develop your skills and knowledge in the role.

Trainee nursing

Trainee Nursing Associates – this apprenticeship is ideal for those who are interested in progressing in their career, and it can be a great stepping stone into nursing .You’ll work in one of our homes whilst going to university 1-2 days a week and doing work placements.


Apprenticeships – we offer a range of apprenticeships at all levels for colleagues who want to gain a formal qualification whilst earning and learning on-the-job.

Get abstract

Get Abstract – you can access bite-sized summaries of books about a range of topics to support your personal development, including management, wellbeing, time management and finances.

Leadership and management development

People management

People Management Skills - this programme is for existing and new managers, and will help you to manage people processes and develop your emotional intelligence skills to bring the best out in people.

Effective manager

Effective Manager Series - we run a series of standalone workshops for managers and aspiring managers around topics such as employee relations, building an effective team, personal resilience and time management.


Leadership and Management Programme – this programme is for Home Managers and Clinical Nurse Managers. It teaches you the skills and knowledge needed to run a successful business including the legal requirements for care homes, process and budgeting skills and leadership and management skills.

Talent management

Talent Management Programme – this programme is for middle to senior managers who want to progress in their career. It offers one-to-one coaching, masterclasses and on-the-job development opportunities.


Coaching – we’ve trained a number of colleagues to be coaches, who can help you to grow and improve by exploring issues that might be affecting your work performance, and supporting you to explore options and solutions moving forward.