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Meet The Team - Training Co-Ordinator, Shona Karppa

We want you to get to know our internal support staff so we recently spoke to our Training Co-Ordinator across the H1 Healthcare Group and wanted to share a bit about Shona's and her role within the whole company.

Do you have a nickname?

Shiney (Shiney Shona)

Tea or Coffee?


Do you have any unusual skills/Party tricks?

I can play the trumpet without having a trumpet

What’s your favourite Snack?


Dogs or Cats?


What was your favourite place you’ve visited?

Alicante Spain

When did your H1/Homecare Journey begin?

May 2022

What's your typical day like?*

Start with correspondence to emails, check for upcoming training booked, liase to trainers and clients. Invoices, standardization for courses, deliver training to nurses/carers, manage internal training and support with any other training needs.

You're the Training Co-Ordinator, why is it so important to H1/Homecare Scotland?

Training supports the skills development for new recruits and supports the upskilling of our current staff. Providing excellent standards of training sets the bar of the expected care delivery to those within our care thus promoting quality of care.

What’s the best part of your day?

The best part of my day is having my first cup of coffee in the morning and looking at what I have planned to do and feeling organised.

What’s the worst?

I work part time Monday – Thursday. The worst part of my day is a Monday morning catching up with emails from the previous Friday.

What makes you proud to work at H1/Homecare Scotland?

This is the first job role I have felt happy, content and truly welcomed. I feel respected valued and most of all that I can contribute with my knowledge and skills. This makes me feel that I am truly making a difference.

If you had to summarise H1/Homecare Scotland in 3 words what would they be?

Furtherance ,Contemporary ,Loyal

Thank you for catching up with us, Shona, and if you are interested in working for a company that cares then visit our joining page and apply now.

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