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Supporting hard-to-reach people to kick-start their career in care

Supporting hard-to-reach people to kick-start their career in care
Blog posted on Friday 19 October 2018

Joanne McDonagh, Business Development Team Leader at the Growth Company, tells us about the work they're doing to help people with a genuine passion for care to find work, regardless of their past or background.

NMDS-SC 2 - the story so far

NMDS-SC 2 - the story so far
Article posted on Thursday 18 October 2018

We know most people are very pleased that the current 10 year old system is being updated. Many of you have been asking about progress and how it all works so here's a brief update.

'Fessing up' to our vulnerabilities

'Fessing up' to our vulnerabilities
Blog posted on Wednesday 17 October 2018

Our CEO Sharon Allen responds to a blog by Skills for Care's Vice Chair, Neil Taylor, who asked if leaders can 'fess up' to their vulnerabilities.

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Graduates begin their journey in social care and health

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Social care and health organisations across England are this week welcoming 20 graduates, from a range of universities and courses to their year-long placement on Skills for Care's Graduate Management programme, in partnership with NHS Leadership Academy.
Date:
Wednesday 17 October 2018

Andrea Sutcliffe appointed as New Chief Executive and Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council

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Skills for Care response to Andrea Sutcliffe's appointment as the new Chief Executive and Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council
Date:
Thursday 4 October 2018

Skills for Care publishes latest workforce figures

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The adult social care sector employs 1.47 million people. Skills for Care has published two workforce reports presenting a detailed overview of the adult social care workforce in England. The 'State of' and 'Size of' offer a comprehensive breakdown and analysis of the 1.47 million strong workforce by age, gender, location, pay and organisation type.
Date:
Monday 24 September 2018
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