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Jan 17

Why do we need to address core skills in social care?

Monday 16 January 2017

Pippa Doran, core skills project manager at Skills for Care, talks to us about why employers need to take action on core skills, and the costly consequences of not doing so.

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Jan 17

It ain't what you do, it's the way that you do it

Thursday 12 January 2017

Sharon Allen reflects on the Graduate Management Trainee celebration event held in London on Friday 6th January 2017.

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Dec 16

What a #SCCWeek!

Monday 5 December 2016

Project manager Pippa Doran looks back at the success of Social Care Commitment Week 2016

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Dec 16

Timebanking works

Friday 2 December 2016

Our CEO Sharon Allen shares her experience of visiting a timebank in Cambridge.

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Dec 16

Apprenticeship Standards: Why you should get involved

Thursday 1 December 2016

Apprenticeship Standards: Why you should get involved - blog by Pete Barron on the new standards

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Nov 16

If you're good enough…

Friday 18 November 2016

Andy Tilden, Director of Sector Development at Skills for Care, looks at recruiting 16-19 year olds to work in social care.

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Nov 16

Passing the baton onto the next generation - part three

Friday 18 November 2016

In the final of a three part blog series, Sharon Allen shares what she has learnt from taking on the responsibilities that come with being a manager and leader.

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Nov 16

Passing the baton on to the next generation - part two

Wednesday 16 November 2016

In part two of a three part blog series, Sharon Allen shares her experiences of working in a Women's Aid refuge and her role as a community development social worker.

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Nov 16

Passing the baton on to the next generation - part one

Monday 14 November 2016

In a first of a three part blog series, Sharon Allen shares her career journey and tips.

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Nov 16

Reflections from NCAS 2016 conference. What did it do for you and what did you do for it?

Monday 7 November 2016

Andy Tilden, Director of Sector Development at Skills for Care, reflects on this year's NCAS in Manchester and the challenges facing social care.

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