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Jul 20

Skills for Care response to We are the NHS: People Plan for 2020/21

We've launched a new online guide to help adult social care employers to identify, plan and implement improvements across their service.

Date: Thursday 30 July 2020
29
Jul 20

2020-21 Workforce Development Fund now open for applications

The 2020-21 Workforce Development Fund is now open for applications. Read here to find about this years key priorities and the impact the fund has had on the sector to date.

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2020
13
Jul 20

Andy Tilden to leave Skills for Care after 20 years

Andy Tilden to leave Skills for Care after 20 years

Andy Tilden will leave Skills for Care early in 2021 to take on new challenges after 20 years supporting learning and development opportunities for the adult social care workforce in England.

Date: Monday 13 July 2020
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Jun 20

Skills for Care partners with employee referral app Care Friends

Employee referral is proven to be by far the best source of high performing and long-staying care workers. The Care Friends app has been developed by Neil Eastwood, author of Saving Social Care, aims to provide an innovative solution to recruitment and retention.

Date: Tuesday 16 June 2020
15
Jun 20

Skills for Care welcomes appointment of Rosamond Roughton as Director General of Adult Social Care

Skills for Care welcomes appointment of Rosamond Roughton as Director General of Adult Social Care

Skills for Care CEO Oonagh Smyth said: "We are pleased that the creation of this post recognises how important the efforts and sacrifices of the adult social care workforce have been during this pandemic.

Date: Monday 15 June 2020
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