Growing our own since 2014
Since the exciting inception of “My Care Portfolio” in 2014, Fairway have invested in a unique 4-week training programme partnership that has provided employer ready skills to health and social care professionals throughout the region. Targeting vocational individuals with a passion for caring for others, the My Care Portfolio programme has been a staggering success.
To date, over 500 care staff have been trained and developed though the programme and in 2019-20, over 55% of Fairway staff are completely home grown and developed. Some 125,000 hours of care will be delivered this year alone by West Midlands citizens who were not care staff previously, offering unrivalled opportunity to many who were hard to reach, disenfranchised, long term unemployed, lost or looking for something new.
My Care Portfolio has rewarded these individuals with a career pathway, a journey to develop their natural care instincts and abilities, tapping in to their personal life experiences to produce health and social care professionals trained with the very best and most up to date working practices and methodologies. Achieving fully accredited qualifications and over 200 guided learning hours of teaching. Staff come Care Certificate ready and fully trained to deliver top level on the job performance.