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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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27

Feb

Online event

Free

Learning disability and autism workshop

Online

This workshop is for services in the Midlands providing support to people with a learning disability and autistic people. Objectives of this workshop: Provide an overview of the use of positive behavioural support (PBS), how to access accredited training and possible funding Promoting independence: How could a phone-based digital banking app help people with a learning disability?  What do you think would be important for this to be successful?     This workshop will be run on Zoom. 

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27

Feb

Online event

£144

Delivering outstanding care seminar

Online

This full-day interactive seminar is for services who want to understand what outstanding care looks like and how to deliver and evidence this. You will also learn how to strengthen each Key Question and Quality Statement. This seminar is primarily aimed at services currently rated Good but who want to progress to Outstanding, as well as newer services hoping to achieve this accolade in their first inspection.

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28

Feb

Online event

Free

Nursing associates in social care: community of practice

Online

We've established a community of practice specifically for nursing associates and student nursing associates working in adult social care. If you’re currently working, on placement, or intending to work in adult social care, we’d love you to join us. 

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28

Feb

Free

Greater Manchester Deputy manager network

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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28

Feb

Online event

Free

South West Deputy manager network

Online

The South West deputy manager network is a regional network providing a dedicated space for deputies to discuss common challenges, examples of good practice, hear sector updates and provide peer to peer support. If you are a Deputy manager based in the South West in any type of care providing setting or service, your local network will be relevant and helpful to you.

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29

Feb

Free

Equity at the heart of the ASYE - Birmingham

This face-to-face event in Birmingham will focus on equity in the ASYE, ensuring that all NQSWs have an ASYE experience tailored to their individual strengths and support needs. These events aim to be a practical day focusing on supporting ASYE co-ordinators to develop an equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) framework.

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29

Feb

Online event

Free

Registered manager webinar - LGBTQ+ Good and best practice

Online

Delivered in partnership with The Outstanding Society, this webinar will include representatives from the new OUT Standing Diversity Forum and the University of Strathclyde, sharing recommendations, advice and examples from adult social care services. It will look at how services can treat people as individuals, celebrate diversity, and support the wellbeing of the LGBTQ+ community within your service. With live panel discussions and debate, the webinar will be shaped around questions from those delivering care.

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29

Feb

Free

Delegated healthcare activities learn and share national event

This national event, taking place in London, hosted on behalf of the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC), will share the evaluation, learning from the delegated healthcare activities principles working in practice so far and will also explore the recommendations being made as a result.

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05

Mar

Online event

Free

North West nominated individual network

Online

Skills for Care is pleased to invite you to the third meeting of the nominated individual network in the North West Region this year. We recognise the importance of the nominated individual’s role in supporting registered managers, influencing the development of a positive organisational culture and in the delivery of high-quality care and support and we would encourage all nominated individuals in the North West region to join this new network of peers.

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05

Mar

Online event

Free

GEMS forum

Online

This forum facilitates discussion of issues which pertain to NQSWs who identify as ethnically diverse and to explore issues around working together, experiences of ASYE programmes and understanding of anti-racist practice issues and exploring ways to deal with racism whether from people who draw on care and support or from other professionals.

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