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Take a look at through our blogs and articles where you'll find top tips, insights from others working in the sector, and round-ups of our key resources.

If you’d be interested in writing a blog or being interviewed for one our pieces please email alexander.haswell@skillsforcare.org.uk

 


Improving retention as an individual employer

19 Jun 2024 Skills for Care

Hints and tips on retaining personal assistants as an inidivudal employer. read more

19 Jun 2024 Skills for Care

Hints and tips on retaining personal assistants as an inidivudal employer. read more

Retention

Individual employers

How leaders create workplace cultures that retain social care staff

10 Jun 2024 Skills for Care

We discuss how leadership impacts culture and how this can create an environment that leads to better staff retention. read more

woman points to calendar

10 Jun 2024 Skills for Care

woman points to calendar

We discuss how leadership impacts culture and how this can create an environment that leads to better staff retention. read more

Culture and diversity

Leadership

Retention

How recognition and reward can help you retain staff

05 Jun 2024 Skills for Care

We talk about how to recognise and reward your staff to support you in #KeepingTheRightPoeple. read more

people around a table

05 Jun 2024 Skills for Care

people around a table

We talk about how to recognise and reward your staff to support you in #KeepingTheRightPoeple. read more

Retention

Top tips on how to create a positive workplace culture

03 Jun 2024 Skills for Care

We share our top tips on how to create a positive workplace culture that retains staff. read more

Man and woman smiling and working

03 Jun 2024 Skills for Care

Man and woman smiling and working

We share our top tips on how to create a positive workplace culture that retains staff. read more

Wellbeing

Management

Retention

Why we can’t recruit our way out of a retention crisis

07 May 2024 Oonagh Smyth

As we launch our #KeepTheRightPeople campaign, our CEO Oonagh Smyth discusses why it’s important to retain the best staff and the factors that impact …read more

Photo of Oonagh Smyth

07 May 2024 Oonagh Smyth

Photo of Oonagh Smyth

As we launch our #KeepTheRightPeople campaign, our CEO Oonagh Smyth discusses why it’s important to retain the best staff and the factors that impact …read more

Retention

How the ASYE can support retention of newly-qualified social workers

24 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

We look at how the assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE) for newly qualified social workers can help to support retention. read more

ASYE-homepage

24 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

ASYE-homepage

We look at how the assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE) for newly qualified social workers can help to support retention. read more

Learning and development

Social work

Retention

Why managers shouldn’t be afraid to develop their staff

22 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

Victoria Collier, Deputy Head of National Workforce Development, Capability and Skills at Skills for Care discusses why managers shouldn’t fear develo…read more

VC

22 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

VC

Victoria Collier, Deputy Head of National Workforce Development, Capability and Skills at Skills for Care discusses why managers shouldn’t fear develo…read more

Leadership

Learning and development

Management

Retention

Bowfell House sees benefits of effective learning and development for staff

19 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

This #GoodNewsFriday we hear from Bowfell House about how they support learning and development for their team, and the benefits it has for the organi…read more

bowfell house staff

19 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

bowfell house staff

This #GoodNewsFriday we hear from Bowfell House about how they support learning and development for their team, and the benefits it has for the organi…read more

Good news story

Learning and development

Retention

What data tells us about how learning and development supports retention

17 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

We round-up what our latest data tells us about how learning and development supports retention. read more

17 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

We round-up what our latest data tells us about how learning and development supports retention. read more

ASC-WDS

Learning and development

Retention

Azure launches recruitment incentive to support with finding and keeping high-quality staff

03 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear from Azure about the…read more

azure recruitment incentive

03 Jan 2024 Skills for Care

azure recruitment incentive

Over the Christmas and New Year period we’re sharing some additional good news stories from the sector in 2023. This time we hear from Azure about the…read more

Good news story

Recruitment

Retention