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Skills for Care hosts local and national events and networks to support the adult social care sector with their workforce development needs.

Search for events in your local area by region and by topic. If you're looking for network event in your area and can't find it on the listing below, please contact your locality manager.

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10

Sep

Online event

Free

Registered manager webinar: Delegated healthcare activities - Practical ways to apply guiding principles in your services

Online

This webinar brings together frontline managers of adult social care services to deepen your understanding of the voluntary guiding principles and resources developed to support person-centred, safe and effective delegation of healthcare activities. You’ll hear from a panel of care providers who will share their personal, operational and system experiences and learnings focusing on how to introduce and embed the principles into practice. The panel will share top tips and ways in which they have overcome some of the more challenging aspects of delegated healthcare activities. You will help shape the content of this webinar, by answering the questions when you register. This webinar will be run on Zoom. 

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16

Sep

Online event

Free

Commissioner masterclass: Every decision about care is a decision about housing

Online

This virtual masterclass is designed to support greater collaboration and partnership working by exploring the importance of commissioners ensuring effective partnership working on housing – including with strategic housing leaders and planners at local authority level, and with housing providers.

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18

Sep

Online event

Free

Take a virtual tour of the Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set (ASC-WDS)

Online

Have you ever wondered what’s involved in using the Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set? Join us to see first-hand the tools and benefits that your organisation could be missing out on! This session is designed to give social care providers who do not yet have an ASC-WDS account a demonstration of how the service works. Care providers who already use ASC-WDS may wish to join to be reminded of how they can make the most of their account.  20,000 care providers already use ASC-WDS and can access a range of benefits including: Eligibility for funding opportunities. Record information about your staff. Manage your training records. Define mandatory training for each role. Receive alerts when training is expired or expiring soon. Benchmark your service against similar providers. Access discounts and offers from Skills for Care and endorsed training providers. Allow us to create vital intelligence which is used by sector stakeholders and decision makers. This webinar will be run on Zoom. 

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18

Sep

Online event

Free

Registered manager webinar: CQC Single Assessment Framework - Key learnings from the first six months and beyond

Online

This webinar will explore what is being celebrated as Good and Outstanding care from some of the newer areas of assessment focus, what is causing providers to fall below expectations, and what are your best opportunities to showcase the quality of care you provide.

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24

Sep

Online event

Free

Commissioner masterclass: Prevention & cost avoidance – OT driven innovation in adult social care

Online

This virtual masterclass for commissioners aims to increase awareness of the impact that occupational therapists can bring to ASC by leading on proactive, early intervention and prevention approaches.

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24

Sep

Online event

Free

South West Nominated individual network meeting

Online

Skills for Care is delighted to announce the launch of its South West Nominated Individual (NI) Network, which is taking place on 24 September 2024 (11.00 – 12.30) via Zoom. If you hold the role of Nominated Individual within your organisation, this new network will explore your role and responsibilities further. By attending, you will hear  about current opportunities, sector challenges and ways to overcome them, and there will be an opportunity to network with your peers.   At this launch meeting we will be joined by Caroline Coleman of Coleman Training who worked with Skills for Care to develop “The Nominated Individuals Handbook: A Practical Guide” which is available to download here Discussion topics will include: What is the role of Nominated Individual and why is it important? Relationships between the CQC and the Nominated Individual role Supporting the registered manager and taking the role of a critical friend  Managing the dual role of registered manager and nominated individual Each network meeting will be virtual and will be facilitated by a Skills for Care Locality manager.

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25

Sep

Online event

Free

Registered managers mentoring programme

Online

Mentoring is a partnership between two people and is about developing opportunities as well as solving problems. Being trained as a mentor gives you the opportunity to mentor others, whilst learning new skills, developing greater self-awareness and reflecting on your practice. This programme is intended to provide you with a better understanding of the structure of the mentoring process and of the intellectual design behind mentoring. The programme will include: What mentoring is and the benefits of mentoring Mentoring core skills The mentoring relationship Tools for the mentoring conversation Action planning and reflection The programme is FREE and exclusively for registered manager members of Skills for Care. You will need your membership number when you register; you can find this on the certificate you would have received as a new member, or on your membership home page (click here). If you cannot find this or you think you do not have access to it please email membership@skillsforcare.org.uk.

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02

Oct

Online event

Free

Registered managers mentoring programme

Online

Mentoring is a partnership between two people and is about developing opportunities as well as solving problems. Being trained as a mentor gives you the opportunity to mentor others, whilst learning new skills, developing greater self-awareness and reflecting on your practice. This programme is intended to provide you with a better understanding of the structure of the mentoring process and of the intellectual design behind mentoring. The programme will include: What mentoring is and the benefits of mentoring Mentoring core skills The mentoring relationship Tools for the mentoring conversation Action planning and reflection The programme is FREE and exclusively for registered manager members of Skills for Care. You will need your membership number when you register; you can find this on the certificate you would have received as a new member, or on your membership home page (click here). If you cannot find this or you think you do not have access to it please email membership@skillsforcare.org.uk. This programme will be run on Zoom.

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02

Oct

Online event

Free

Virtual peer learning event for commissioners

Online

This is an interactive virtual event for commissioners, where you can work in small groups with other commissioners from across England. The focus of the event is on the link between housing and commissioning, which could be in relation to practical tools or housing options, through to building effective relationships and making links between housing and commissioning strategy.

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09

Oct

Online event

Free

Greater Manchester Deputy manager network

Online

Are you a deputy, assistant manager, team leader or aspiring manager looking to connect with your peers to share experiences and learn collaboratively? If the answer is yes, the Greater Manchester deputy network led by Carol and Jez is a great network for you! The Greater Manchester forum provides a safe and supportive space for professionals in the field to come together and engage in meaningful discussions about their experiences, challenges and potential solutions. You'll have the opportunity to learn from others and grow your career through this exciting and educational community. If you would like to join us for insightful discussions, Carol and Jez look forward to seeing you there!

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