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The latest news, press releases and an archive of past news items are available below.

Keep up to date with the latest editions of our fortnightly enews bulletin and Care magazine.  You can keep up to date with the latest workforce statistics and trends in our new press briefing.

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Please contact Paul Clarke, our Media and Public Affairs Manager at:
paul.clarke@skillsforcare.org.uk or call 0113 241 1297 or 07540 542495.

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May 20

Recruiting during the COVID-19 pandemic: sharing local recruitment solutions

Recruiting new workers can be challenging at any time, but during the COVID-19 pandemic this challenge is even greater. Employers are developing creative solutions to help with these challenges.

Date: Wednesday 20 May 2020
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May 20

Skills for Care launches advice line for front-line managers

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Skills for Care has launched a new advice line to support the sector's 20,000 registered managers and other frontline managers.

Date: Monday 4 May 2020
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Apr 20

Approval of new apprenticeships standards

Follow the updates on the new approval of The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care (level 4) and The Leader in Adult Care (level 5) apprenticeship standard.

Date: Monday 6 April 2020
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Mar 20

Video message from our CEO Oonagh Smyth thanking the sector's workforce

Video message from our CEO Oonagh Smyth thanking the sector's workforce

A message from our CEO Oonagh Smyth to the care sector during COVID-19.

Date: Monday 30 March 2020
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Feb 20

Applications open for funding for user led organisations to deliver training for individual employers and PAs

Skills for Care has opened applications for ULOs to apply for a grant to deliver and/or commission training for individuals and personal assistants.

Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020
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