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Supporting the non-white workforce in social care

Supporting the non-white workforce in social care
Blog posted on Wednesday 18 November 2020

In this blog Sophie Chester-Glyn, Managing Director of the Manor Community Care Home talks about how organisations can change and support the non-white workforce across the sector.

Shining a light on the mental health workforce

Shining a light on the mental health workforce
Blog posted on Monday 16 November 2020

Kathy Roberts (Chief Executive of the Association of Mental Health Providers) reflects on how 'The state of the adult social care sector and workforce' report helps to shine a light on the size and importance of the mental health workforce in England.

Understanding leadership support and development needs of the adult social care sector

Understanding leadership support and development needs of the adult social care sector
Article posted on Thursday 12 November 2020

We've been working with the sector to understand the challenges it's facing around leadership and management and the support needed to develop strong leadership skills.

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Learning from events – new online learning module to support your response to COVID-19

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Skills for Care has launched a digital learning module to support adult social care managers in carrying out holistic learning reviews following any incidents or near misses within the care setting, such as a COVID-19 outbreak.
Date:
Monday 26 October 2020

Skills for Care response to Health and Social Care Select Committee report on social care and workforc

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Skills for Care is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) going online that now provides gold standard intelligence for the growing adult social care workforce.
Date:
Thursday 22 October 2020

Social care needs to fill more than 100,000 vacancies

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The latest state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England report, 2020 has just been released. It shows that although there has been a slight reduction in job vacancies, the adult social care sector in England still needs to fill around 112,000 job vacancies at any given time.
Date:
Wednesday 21 October 2020
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