Essential People

We are a dedicated team aiming to bring you the best level of healthcare throughout the UK. To find out more about the staff members below just click on their pictures.

  • Find out more about Tom Owens

    Tom Owens Managing Director of the Essential Group of Companies

  • Find out more about Catherine Parker

    Catherine Parker Director of Learning and Development

  • Find out more about Rebecca Carr

    Rebecca Carr Senior Health and Social Care Trainer

  • Find out more about Paula Chamberlain

    Paula Chamberlain Managing Director

  • Find out more about Hollie Dawson

    Hollie Dawson Finance Director

  • Find out more about Natalie Allen

    Natalie Allen Business Development Manager - Leeds Beckett University

Essential News

Essential Training Group's Jordan

Meet our new Business Development Executive

Meet Jordan, our new Business Development Executive at Essential Training Group! Jordan is an enthusiastic, passionate individual with experience in sales which is why we thought he’d be a perfect…

Posted by Elise Swailes
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Essential Training Group Building Update

Essential Training Group’s new building has been in the works for a few months now. Here’s an update of the stage the building was at last year, and where it…

Posted by Elise Swailes
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Introducing The Essential Training Loyalty Card

Claim your Essential Training loyalty card here! Collect 12 stamps to claim 12 FREE e-learning courses Opened your New Year gift from Essential Training Group or interested in claiming 12 FREE…

Posted by Tom Owens
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World Teachers’ Day: Interview with Rebecca

World Teachers’ Day has been held annually on October 5th since 1994, its purpose being to commemorate teachers across the globe. As a trusted training provider who offer bespoke courses,…

Posted by Tom Owens
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Essential Training To Launch E-Learning Care Packages

Essential Training Group are offering tailored e-learning packages to care homes to help raise their standards of care. The e-learning courses which will be specific to the health and social care…

Posted by Tom Owens
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Essential Training Group Awarded Skills For Care Endorsement

Essential Training Group are delighted to announce that we are now endorsed as a recognised provider by training standards organisation Skills for Care.

Posted by Tom Owens
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We're proud of our accreditations...

  • “I can highly recommend Essential Training Solutions and Catherine Parker’s ability to deliver concise, practical, and theoretical training. Catherine’s teaching style is inclusive and friendly, and I have always thoroughly enjoyed my time on her courses.”

    Andrew. D. Crabtree BA
    Registered Manager, Ladies in Waiting, Crabtree Care Homes.
  • “Essential Training Solutions and Catherine’s person centred approach and flexibility to working with our organisation has enabled our company achieve the high level of training for our staff we require.”

    Amanda Foster
    Compliance Manager, Caremark (East Riding)
  • “Catherine Parker and Essential Training Solutions are authentic and truly passionate about the delivery of excellent care standards. Catherine possesses a remarkable insight into other peoples’ needs; she has an elusive anticipatory foresight that makes her a truly unique trainer.”

    Anita Sutton
    Director, New Age Care Services