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'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.

Recruiting people from all kinds of backgrounds – learn from others

Recruiting people from all kinds of backgrounds – learn from others
Article posted on Tuesday 16 October 2018

During #embracediversity month we're celebrating difference and this week focusing on recruitment. Hear how others have recruited for potential and embraced a diverse workforce.

How many leaders do you know who 'fess up' to their vulnerabilities?

How many leaders do you know who 'fess up' to their vulnerabilities?
Blog posted on Monday 15 October 2018

Neil Taylor, Vice Chair of Skills for Care and interim CEO of Langdon disability charity, considers whether leaders should admit they might feel vulnerable at times.

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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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