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COVID-19: essential training
Find guidance on essential training and how to access it.
Support for regulated professionals
Further support specifically for social workers or registered nurses.
Support for registered managers
Our Facebook group, podcasts, virtual networks, webinars and advice line can support you during this time.
Support for individual employers
Guidance for people employing PAs (including PHB holders and direct payment recipients).
Complete our short survey on the impact of COVID-19 to your service, and share and hear stories of inspiration during this challenging period.
Safe and rapid recruitment
Our guiding principles can help to address your workforce recruitment challenges during COVID-19.
Workforce Capacity Fund
Following the government's announcement of an extra £120 million funding to support local authorities to manage workforce pressures, see our resources that have been listed in the DHSC guide document about the fund.
Supporting the diverse workforce within adult social care
COVID-19 has brought many challenges for people in ethnic minority communities. Take a look at our series of webinars around the challenges facing leaders and managers during the pandemic.
Key guidance from the government and other agencies in the fight against COVID-19.
Find out more
Supporting the good health and wellbeing of yourself and the social care workforce is so important. Access a range of supporting resources from trusted partners on the new workforce wellbeing resource finder.
With life set to return to some level of normality over the coming months, we believe that now is the right time to consider using apprenticeships to boost the skills of your workforce.
Andy Tilden reflects on his time over the past 20 years at Skills for Care in his final blog, as he prepares to hand over the role of operations director to Tricia Pereira.
Our CEO Oonagh Smyth pledges that when speaking at a public event she will ask organisers to ensure full and equal contribution from people who draw on social care.
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