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Our practical tools and support help organisations and individual employers recruit, develop and lead their staff, and retain them. We’re the membership organisation for registered managers.

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Recruiting the right people: a round-up

Recruiting the right people: a round-up
Article posted on Thursday 28 November 2019

During October and November, we've been supporting employers to recruit people with the right values to work in adult social care. Here's a round-up of the campaign.

Creating a positive recruitment and retention culture with I Care…Ambassadors

Creating a positive recruitment and retention culture with I Care…Ambassadors
Blog posted on Monday 18 November 2019

Angela Hine, Registered Manager at The Rectory, a residential care home that supports person-centred care for people living with dementia, talks about how joining the I Care...Ambassador initiative has been valuable in supporting both the recruitment and retention of staff.

We need to celebrate success in our sector

We need to celebrate success in our sector
Article posted on Monday 11 November 2019

Michelle Hillier is Managing Director at Unique Training Solutions (UTS), a national specialist provider of skills development programmes and apprenticeships to the health, housing and social care sectors. As a sponsor of Skills for Care's 2020 Accolades awards, Michelle talks about the importance of recognising and celebrating success in adult social care.

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Skills for Care appoint Oonagh Smyth as CEO

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Skills for Care appoint Oonagh Smyth as CEO
Date:
Wednesday 11 December 2019

New tool launched to help employers measure their 'digital readiness'

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The Care Provider Alliance's Digital Social Care programme commissioned Skills for Care to develop an online self-assessment tool, so adult social care employers can see how ready their organisation is to work digitally.
Date:
Thursday 7 November 2019

New framework launched to support occupational therapists working in social care

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A new practical resource, the Learning and Development framework supporting occupational therapists new or returning to work in adult social care, has been launched for use across the UK.
Date:
Wednesday 30 October 2019
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