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COVID-19 guidance from other agencies

Key guidance from the government and other agencies in the fight against COVID-19.

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Wellbeing

Heart in handsSupporting the good health and wellbeing of yourself and the social care workforce is so important. Access a range of supporting resources from trusted partners on the new workforce wellbeing resource finder.

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Why providing workforce data matters to me, and the social care sector

Why providing workforce data matters to me, and the social care sector
Blog posted on Wednesday 24 November 2021

Skills for Care's Programme Head of Workforce Intelligence, Dave Griffiths, shares his experience of developing Skills for Care's data collection services over the past 15 years, as we officially launch our Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set.

Skills for Care launches ASC-WDS data service and new Benefits Bundle

Skills for Care launches ASC-WDS data service and new Benefits Bundle
Article posted on Monday 22 November 2021

Skills for Care is celebrating the launch of the Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set (ASC-WDS), funded by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), as the leading source of workforce intelligence for the adult social care sector in England.

Spotlight on men working in social care

Spotlight on men working in social care
Article posted on Friday 19 November 2021

In honour of International Men's Day, we're discussing the importance of encouraging men into a career in social care. Our data tells us that currently only 18% of the social care workforce are male.

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Skills for Care appoint John Coughlan CBE as their new Chair of Trustees

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John is an experienced leader and has led both adult and children's social care. As Chief Executive of Hampshire County Council, he offered high-quality service delivery and financial stability and successfully led the council through the pandemic.
Date:
Thursday 18 November 2021

Skills for Care response to DHSC national recruitment campaign

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The Department of Health and Social Care has this week launched their national recruitment campaign 'Made with care' highlighting the rewards of working in social care. Hear what our CEO Oonagh Smyth has to say.
Date:
Friday 5 November 2021

Celebrating our 'Aspirant occupational therapy' programme this Occupational Therapy Week

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Skills for Care is delighted to announce a positive start to our new 'Aspirant occupational therapy' leadership programme this Occupational Therapy Week.
Date:
Thursday 4 November 2021
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