Skills for Care

Jane Brightman

Director of Workforce Strategy, Skills for Care

Jane Brightman is our Director of Workforce Strategy, and is leading on the development of the adult social care workforce strategy for England.

Jane has over 30 years of experience across the adult social care sector including frontline care, leadership, education, digital transformation and national policy.

For 10 years she was Director of a private training organisation specialising in adult social care delivery before going on to national roles supporting training and development in social care.

Jane spent two years at NHSX (now NHS Transformation Directorate) in the blended Digitising Social Care programme as Assistant Director, leading and delivering on the White Paper commitments.

Jane facilitates an online network of leaders in social care with over 8000 members. In 2022 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Arden University for services to social care.


Blogs and articles written by Jane Brightman

Key issues that sector stakeholders hope the ‘Workforce strategy for adult social care’ will address

22 Apr 2024

Jane Brightman, Director of Workforce Strategy, Skills for Care discusses some of the social care workforce expectations around the workforce strategy…read more

Workforce development