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Oct 20

Learning from events – new online learning module to support your response to COVID-19

Skills for Care has launched a digital learning module to support adult social care managers in carrying out holistic learning reviews following any incidents or near misses within the care setting, such as a COVID-19 outbreak.

Date: Monday 26 October 2020
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Oct 20

Social care needs to fill more than 100,000 vacancies

The latest state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England report, 2020 has just been released. It shows that although there has been a slight reduction in job vacancies, the adult social care sector in England still needs to fill around 112,000 job vacancies at any given time.

Date: Wednesday 21 October 2020
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Oct 20

Graduate Management learners putting learning into practice during the pandemic

Hear how the ninth cohort of health and social care Graduate Management learners have now completed their demanding one-year programme and have been putting their learning into practice during the pandemic.

Date: Friday 2 October 2020
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Sep 20

Our response to the Department of Health and Social Care's Winter Plan

The Department of Health and Social Care's COVID-19 Winter Plan released on Friday sets out how they intend to support employers to fight the virus in the coming months.

Date: Monday 21 September 2020
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Sep 20

Upon – new programme launched to support new Directors of Children's Services

Skills for Care form part of the 'upon' consortium, who have today launched a DfE-supported programme to support up to 20 new Directors of Children's Services

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
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