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Former Skills for Care Director of Operations Andy Tilden awarded an OBE

Article posted on Monday 14 June 2021

Hear what our CEO Oonagh Smyth had to say on former Skills for Care Director of Operations Andy Tilden awarded an OBE

Care Friends employee referral app launched in partnership with Skills for Care, celebrates first anniversary

Article posted on Monday 14 June 2021

Skills for Care and Care Friends are celebrating the first anniversary of the innovative Care Friends employee referral app which has generated over 16,000 candidates for employers, picked for their values by their care staff.

Appy recruiting: the digital solution to recruitment and retention in social care

Appy recruiting: the digital solution to recruitment and retention in social care
Blog posted on Monday 14 June 2021

This month marks one year since Care Friends launched their innovative employee referral app in partnership with Skills for Care. The refer-a-friend app allows people already working in social care to refer their friends and connections for open roles, and to earn points in return for doing so.

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Skills for Care response to Health and Social Care select committee's report into Workforce burnout

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Hear what our CEO Oonagh Smyth has to say about the Health and Social Care select committee's report into Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care.
Date:
Tuesday 8 June 2021

Digital technology and capabilities in adult social care

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Reviews on the adoption and scalability of technology innovation in the sector and digital capabilities of the adult social care workforce are currently underway.
Date:
Thursday 6 May 2021

Skills for Care and QCS announce new partnership to support managers

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The new partnership supports adult social care managers to develop best practice and knowledge, keep up-to-date with sector developments and share ideas with like-minded peers.
Date:
Wednesday 28 April 2021
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