About us

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Skills for Care is the employer-led1 workforce development body for adult social care in England. We work with organisations across England to make sure their people have the right skills and values to deliver high quality care.

Home of the National Skills Academy for Social Care, we offer workforce learning and development support and practical resources from entry level right through to those in leadership and management roles.

We also provide individual tailored solutions to support your business to deliver high quality care now and in the future. Visit our products and services page for more information.

As a registered charity we are committed to transparency and evaluating the outcomes and impact of our work. You can find out more by visiting the evaluating our impact page.

In this section you’ll find information on the work we do, our latest news, vacancies and how to contact us.

There is also information on Skills for Care and Development, the sector skills council we are a partner of.


1‘Employer’ in this context includes all sectors, sizes, service and business models who provide care and support to enable people to live independently in communities

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