Learning and Development team

Somerset Partnership has a team of experienced trainers and Learning and Development Business Partners who support colleagues to develop, reach their potential and provide training to ensure our patients receive the best possible care. 

As a Trust, we are fully committed to investing in the continuing professional development of all our staff; from our integrated induction programme for new staff, to one to one mentoring through to links with Further Education and Higher Education establishments. Our aim is to ensure that people continue to develop their skills and expertise throughout their career with us. Here are some of the ways that we do this:

  • Comprehensive corporate and local induction programmes
  • Line manager support for your ongoing development through regular supervision
  • Innovative in-house training programmes
  • Opportunities for team development
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Individual personal development plans
  • Management development programmes
  • National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs)
  • Recognising talent and helping it thrive
  • Supporting career development through learning and development opportunities