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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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Midlands Disclosure and Barring workshop
Skills for Care are working with two of the Midlands Disclosure & Barring Service’s (DBS) Regional Outreach Advisers to offer social care colleagues in the Midlands a DBS workshop covering learning around DBS products and services and what you need to know to apply the learning in your organisation.
ASYE Assessors forum
The ASYE assessors forum brings together ASYE Assessors from across the country and is an opportunity for you to share your thoughts and ideas about what you think works well with the ASYE and where there are areas for improvement.
Nurturing talent: the key to staff retention and success
Join our upcoming workshop on Nurturing talent - the key to staff retention and success and unlock the secrets to creating a thriving workforce! Discover firsthand why nurturing talent isn't just an HR initiative, but a strategic imperative for businesses of all sizes.
Improving your CQC rating seminar
An interactive seminar for services who have fallen below CQC standards (rated either requires improvement or inadequate) and are looking for practical ways to recover and achieve a Good rating.
Registered manager webinar: Leading effective teams - what works
Delivered by Affina Organisation Development (AOD) (part of the Skills for Care Group), this webinar will provide registered managers and those leading in care an opportunity to find out more about how AOD applies the inspirational research of Professor Michael West to shape day-to-day practice in many settings. This registered manager webinar will provide advice, tips and practical ways of working you might want to apply back in your workplace. This includes: Meeting the ABC (autonomy, belonging and contribution) of core needs in the workplace. Developing a sense of belonging in a 'real' team. The impact of focusing on team identity. This will be an interactive webinar, with the chance to comment in the chat and take part in a live Q&A at the end of the session.
The National Frontline Care Workers’ Forum
This virtual meeting will offer an opportunity for frontline care workers in the adult social care sector to share why their job matters, what they do well, and tell us about their experiences of working in care. Skills for Care is currently looking at “What makes a good manager” and we’d like to hear from you about what kind of knowledge, skills and behaviours you expect from the people leading your service.
London and South East ASYE and SWEN joint network
The Social Work Education network (SWEN) is joining forces with the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) program to bring you a combined meeting that you won't want to miss! Mark your calendars for Wednesday 27 March 10:30 -13:00, for our combined SWEN/ASYE meeting. We have some great topics lined up for discussion. The agenda is below: How to organise our regional meeting going forward in 2024/25 The Pan London student placement documents planning and update Feedback from the ASYE National event Break for coffee Social Work England workshop covering the topic of "Workforce issues and impact of education and professional development on retention/work around the Early Years Framework in Children and Families and impact on adults Skills for care updates AOB Lunch We'll also provide opportunities for networking and socialising during the event. So come prepared to make some new connections and catch up. Please note, places will be limited to 50 and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Make sure to register your place so you don't miss out.
Retention of personal assistants in social care
Join us for an insightful 60-minute workshop on sharing best practice and research insights. This workshop is your gateway to understanding the critical issue of personal assistant turnover in the social care sector. Discover the compelling research findings that underscore the significance of retention, and delve into the root causes behind turnover rates.
Midlands Nominated Individual network meeting
The network is chaired by Ed Brown who is a Nominated Individual and Head of Adult Care Compliance and Development at Father Hudson's Care. The network was launched in the West Midlands in July 2019. It has been running as an active WhatsApp group since April 2020. The network offers support for nominated individuals including: Understanding the remit of their role and meeting its requirements. Opportunity to share challenges facing care sector organisations. Finding co-designed solutions to address challenges. Networking with executive/senior level colleagues from across the Midlands. Feedback into Skills for Care’s Board and Department of Health and Social Care on key issues.
Removing barriers to grow your workforce
Skills for Care and local stakeholders have combined forces to provide Adult Social Care employers with the right tools to offer safer recruitment practices when considering to hire candidates with a criminal record. This full-day, interactive event will allow delegates to network with fellow professionals in the field to discover sustainable employment opportunities for people from a wider potential workforce. Benefits By the end of this event you will: Understand how to recruit from a wider pool of potential talent Be able to improve the diversity of your workforce Learn how to avoid unnecessary failed recruitment costs Find out how to access further support from Skills for Care to address your skills shortages Access Skills for Care Professional Networks Have opportunity to network with other key stakeholders