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Embracing apprenticeships

Embracing apprenticeships
Blog posted on Monday 29 March 2021

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.

And it's goodbye from him and hello to her

And it's goodbye from him and hello to her
Blog posted on Wednesday 3 March 2021

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 pledge supporting full and equal contribution at events from people who draw on social care.

Our pledge supporting full and equal contribution at events from people who draw on social care.
Blog posted on Monday 22 February 2021

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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Skills for Care to be part of leading centre to implement evidence in adult social care

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Skills for Care will be partnering with the University of Birmingham, as part of a broader consortium of key stakeholders from across the four nations of the UK, to develop a new Centre for adult social care, which will aim to put evidence into practice to promote and maintain people's independence and wellbeing.
Date:
Wednesday 24 March 2021

Update on the post-qualifying standards for social work supervisors pathway

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Launch of new guidance and templates for post-qualifying standards for social work supervisors pathway
Date:
Thursday 11 March 2021

Workforce Development Fund 2021-22 now open for grant applications

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Large national organisations and lead organisations of employer-led partnerships can now apply for a grant from the 2021-22 Workforce Development Fund. The fund supports the continuing professional development (CPD) of staff across the adult social care sector by providing a contribution towards the costs of vocational learning.
Date:
Friday 26 February 2021
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