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We work with care organisations, people who need care and support and carers, and other partners to make sure our activities reflect their needs.

Whether you are part of a large care provider, a new business expanding into social care or a person who directly employs a personal assistant, there are many opportunities where you can contribute to our on-going work.

You can get involved by taking part in research, responding to consultations, providing case study examples, commenting on draft products, co-producing new policies or agreeing to be a study site.

All our consultations and research projects are promoted in our fortnightly enewsletter. Sign up to our mailing list so you don’t miss out on new opportunities.

Current opportunities to get involved

A national recruitment campaign in adult social care: have your say

The adult social care sector in England faces challenges to recruit enough staff with the right values.

Despite numerous efforts, this challenge continues, as unemployment rates have fallen, competition from other sectors has increased and the demand for adult social care staff has grown 

We’d love to hear what you think about a national recruitment campaign for adult social care in England.

The campaign would aim to raise awareness of adult social care careers, break down some of the negative stereotypes, and inspire people with the right values to come and work in our sector. 

Find out more about how you can help.


Becoming an associate

We’re looking for people or companies who can demonstrate:

  • significant experience in the social care sector
  • experience in learning and development
  • experience of managing services, teams or projects
  • knowledge of the role of Skills for Care
  • engagement with social care employers and key stakeholders.

We’d like to work with those who have a commitment to ensuring:

  • equality of opportunity within your working practice
  • involvement of people who need care and support and carer participation in project work.

For further details and an application pack, please email or call us on 0113 241 0973.


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