This page gives you the information you need to know about how to tender for contracts with Skills for Care.
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The Workforce Development Fund (WDF) for 2012-13 is a funding stream from the Department of Health disseminated by Skills for Care (subject to confirmation of funding from Department of Health). It focuses on the achievement of qualification units and supports the ongoing professional development of staff across the adult social care sector.
Skills for Care is undertaking an application process to allocate funding to large national organisations and lead partners of employer led partnerships.
The Workforce Development Innovation Fund (WDIF) is a special funding stream within the Workforce Development Fund (WDF). It aims to fund projects that are innovative in their approach to influencing workforce development in the longer term. It has a similar focus to WDF - on supporting ongoing professional development of staff through vocational qualifications by increasing skills and competence.
Instructions and information on tendering procedures
These instructions are designed to ensure that all tenders are given equal and fair consideration.
Equal opportunities policy
Skills for Care is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all and shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an ongoing basis on all aspects of the business to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination.
Skills for Care general contract
This is a sample of a contract issued by Skills for Care following a successful tender application.