On Monday the 8th May all Swiis Foster Care Scotland team admin attended a development day in Edinburgh.

The day was a great success with beautiful sunshine and great team activities such as running for the train, eating loads at Cosmo and not to forget our team building activity at escape!

We started our development day at the Thistle Hotel for a team meeting in the morning; we were all given team mugs from our Manager which was a lovely start to our day.

We discussed our roles, responsibilities and tasks within Swiis and it was great to see how the other admin work with their teams. We looked at new processes, asking for suggestions to make improvements, and if we needed any additional support if required for any of the new processes.

We then went to escape in Edinburgh for a team building activity. Escape is a game where you get locked in a mysterious room with 60 minutes to get out, using clues around the room and working as team which was an excellent ice breaker to our new admin staff.

I think development days are great to have with the other Admin staff as it gives you a good insight to everyone’s job. We help each other if we are struggling, we discuss ways we can improve and provide positive feedback with all the hard work that has been undertaken within the year.

I am sure everyone is looking forward to our next development day next year :) I know I am.

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