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Aug 17

Social work degree apprenticeships: A different way of learning not a different qualification

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Social work degree apprenticeships: A different way of learning not a different qualification - blog by Graham Woodham

Aug 17

Best employer support for registered managers - Sense

Friday 4 August 2017

Jonathan Monk Head of Quality at Sense talks about what winning that Accolade mean to them.

Jul 17

Unlocking the talent pool

Monday 31 July 2017

This week, Ruth Stickler, Head of HR at Skills for Care, talks about finding talented people through work placements and mentoring.

Jul 17

Bringing data to life

Bringing data to life
Monday 24 July 2017

Dave Griffiths, Programme Head - Analysis, speaks about a ground breaking study looking at the relationship between care home staff and the quality of care.

Jul 17

Are you in the 'grow': using your NMDS-SC account to plan your workforce

Wednesday 19 July 2017

Lee Stribling explains how you can use your NMDS-SC account to inform your recruitment activity in the lead up to GCSE and A-level results day.

Jul 17

What matters to me?

Thursday 13 July 2017

Andy Tilden, our Director of Innovation – Skills, was diagnosed with throat cancer earlier this year and has now finished his Chemo and radiotherapy. Andy reflects on his experiences as he prepares for a phased return to work prior to receiving his final scan results in mid-September.

Jul 17

Accolades win has long term benefits for St Mungo's

Monday 10 July 2017

Iver Morgan, Head of Volunteering, Apprenticeships and Placements at St Mungo's, reflects on the long term benefits to his organisation of winning an Accolade.

Jun 17

Collaborative working is key to delivering outstanding care

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Claire Jackson is the registered manager at Inter-County Nursing and Care Services in Christchurch. When the service received their Outstanding rating in 2016, the CQC praised Claire's approach to developing her own practice.

Jun 17

From ink to click – celebrating 10 years of the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) online

Monday 26 June 2017

Skills For Care Project Manager Lee Stribling talks about NMDS-SC's journey from paper to the web.

Jun 17

Using the apprenticeship levy as an opportunity

Monday 26 June 2017

We talked to levy paying employer Jane Manton from Lifeways about how she was using the levy with the new apprenticeship standards.

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