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Recruiting for values and how to get started

Recruiting for values and how to get started
Article posted on Monday 14 October 2019

Article on using a values-based approach to recruitment

Recruitment success

Recruitment success
Blog posted on Wednesday 9 October 2019

Veronica Thomson, HR Project Manager at Nottinghamshire County Council, shares her experience of running a successful local recruitment campaign connected to the Department for Health and Social Care's (DHSC) national recruitment campaign for adult social care.

Develop your staff: a round-up

Develop your staff: a round-up
Article posted on Friday 27 September 2019

During August and September, we've been sharing practical advice and guidance on how services can develop their workforce. Here's a round-up of the campaign.

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Update on the Leader in Adult Care apprenticeship

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The eagerly awaited Leader in Adult Care apprenticeship is now close to being available for employers to use in the workplace, subject to the Minister signing off the agreed funding band of £7,000 in early November.
Date:
Friday 18 October 2019

New CPD programmes launched for managers and future leaders in social care

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Skills for Care has launched three continuing professional development (CPD) modules to develop the skills and knowledge of managers and future leaders in care services.
Date:
Wednesday 16 October 2019

Skills for Care responds to CQC's 'State of Care' report

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Skills for Care Interim CEO Andy Tilden responds to the new CQC report.
Date:
Tuesday 15 October 2019
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