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Our practical tools and support help organisations and individual employers in England recruit, develop and lead their staff, retaining them from entry level right through to senior leadership and management roles.

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Celebrating excellence in care

Celebrating excellence in care

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Our CEO, Sharon Allen, reflects on what excellence in care means to her and how we can support you to strive for excellence in your everyday practice.

Reflecting on our #lovetolearn month

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Rob Newby, Programme Head for Standards, Learning, Qualifications and Apprenticeships team, rounds up our #lovetolearn month.

Aspiring to the next level

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Continuing on the theme of our #lovetolearn month and in the first of a two-part blog with her manager, we catch up with Lucy Doughty, company manager at Wirral Independent Living and Learning (WILL). She reflects on her involvement in Skills for Care's innovative pilot that supports aspiring registered managers.
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Supporting the development of leaders and managers in social care

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As the #excellenceincare month continues, we are focusing on the importance of being a great leader and why these are essential at every level across social care.
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Monday 18 June 2018

Workforce Development Fund now open for 2018-19

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Claim money towards the cost of adult social care employees completing qualifications and learning programmes.
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Friday 15 June 2018

What do 'good' and 'outstanding' rated services look like?

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This #excellenceincare month we want to share the characteristics of services rated 'good' and 'outstanding', to help you prepare for inspection and improve your service.
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Monday 11 June 2018
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