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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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It's all about the human touch

It's all about the human touch
Article posted on Monday 1 April 2019

Our interim CEO Andy Tilden reflects on his new role and how it is the little human touches that make our sector great.

Making social care reform happen

Making social care reform happen
Article posted on Wednesday 27 March 2019

Skills for Care CEO Sharon Allen reflects on how a domicilary care worker and a Consultant Geriatrician found common ground.

Making it real with LDC Care

Making it real with LDC Care
Article posted on Monday 25 March 2019

Our CEO Sharon Allen reflects on a visit that embodied the passion, commitment and intrinsic person-centred, relational based support our sector needs.

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Skills for Care launches new guide to help services improve

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We've launched a new online guide to help adult social care employers to identify, plan and implement improvements across their service.
Date:
Monday 1 April 2019

Manager Induction Standards: new eLearning modules launched

Description
The six standalone eLearning modules have been created to support deputies, aspiring managers and new managers develop the skills needed to be competent in the role of a manager in adult social care.
Date:
Thursday 21 March 2019

Workforce Development Fund 2019-20 now open for grant applications

Description
The Workforce Development Fund 2019-20 is now open for grant applications from large national organisations and lead organisations of employer-led partnerships. Apply for money towards the cost of qualifications and learning programmes for adult social care employees in England.
Date:
Friday 8 March 2019
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