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Getting into the Christmas spirit at work

Getting into the Christmas spirit at work
Blog posted on Monday 10 December 2018

We want to spread some Christmas spirit and share the heart-warming things that staff said they enjoy about working over the festive season.

A busy year but much more to do

A busy year but much more to do
Blog posted on Tuesday 4 December 2018

As we come to the end of a busy year, our CEO, Sharon Allen, looks back at some of Skills for Care's achievements in 2018.

Safe staffing levels: how many staff do you need?

Safe staffing levels: how many staff do you need?
Blog posted on Thursday 15 November 2018

Project Manager, Rob Hargreaves, talks about what we mean by 'safe staffing levels' and how our new online guide can help you decide how many staff you need to meet the needs of your service, no matter what the circumstances.

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The new Social Work Integrated Degree Apprenticeship is now published

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The new Social Work Integrated Degree Apprenticeship has now been signed off by the Institute for Apprenticeships.
Date:
Friday 23 November 2018

Myth buster - employing people with criminal records

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Busting myths around employing people with criminal records
Date:
Thursday 22 November 2018

New: Support for employers to recruit safely and fairly

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Today we've launched our new safe and fair recruitment guide
Date:
Tuesday 20 November 2018
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