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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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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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05

Mar

Online event

Free

Nursing recruitment and retention toolkit webinar series

Online

Recruiting and retaining the nursing workforce within the social care sector is now more important than ever. This series of webinars, designed with input from key stakholder for those invested in the social care nursing workforce, will explore best practice around the recruitment and retention of the nursing workforce in social care.

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05

Mar

Free

Equity at the heart of the ASYE - York

This face-to-face event in York 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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05

Mar

Free

Safe and Sound: The London and South East Skills for Care roadshow 2024

Keynote speaker: Tristram Gardner, Deputy CEO, Skills for Care  This face-to-face event is for registered managers working in adult social care in the London and South East region. It’s a fantastic opportunity to openly discuss and understand topics linked to:  safe recruitment safety in digital innovation and technology Care Quality Commission, single assessment framework, environmental sustainability in care organisations. The day will be facilitated by locality managers from Skills for Care and invited subject specialists, such as experts from the Disclosure and Barring Service and Care Quality Commission who will be there to answer your questions. There will be facilitated workshops to discuss the key themes arising on the day. Attendees will have an opportunity to attend two out of three of these. Due to strict event capacity, we only have space for two representatives per organisation. Even if your organisation has multiple service locations, you will still need to choose two people to attend. These representatives must register separately to be able to attend. 

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06

Mar

Free

Safe and Fair recruitment workshop: Gathering information to make informed decisions

An in-person, interactive workshop for employers in Yorkshire and Humberside who want to understand practical ways to make informed decisions about a person’s suitability for employment. This full day, facilitated workshop will provide staff making hiring, safeguarding and/or employment suitability decisions with knowledge, confidence and practical tools.

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06

Mar

Online event

Free

I wish I knew then what I know now – sharing lessons and learning from early adopt

Online

Hosted by Skills for Care, this webinar will provide registered managers and care providers with candid reflections and feedback on the digital transformation journey. As digitisation is high on the agenda for social care, it can be difficult to know where to begin. With a live panel discussion with providers who will share their own digital journeys, we hope this webinar will support others to enable digital change in their own organisations. We will provide practical advice relating to operational challenges associated with implementing digital changes in your services, best practice examples and the highlight the benefits relating to you staff and the people you care and support. You will have an opportunity to ask the panellist questions during the webinar.    This webinar will be run on Zoom. 

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07

Mar

Online event

Free

Skills for Care national event for individual employers and those supporting them

Online

In March 2024, we’ll be hosting an online national event to showcase what’s happening in different parts of the country in relation to supporting individual employers and developing the knowledge and skills of the personal assistant workforce. This free to attend, virtual event will be of interest to anyone working with or holding an interest in supporting this part of the workforce. By attending, you’ll have an opportunity to connect with other individual employers, personal assistants and professionals that work with them. You’ll hear from the experiences of people directly engaged in employing their own support as well as experts on the latest updates to support with recruiting, managing and developing personal assistants. You’ll also have a chance to ask questions and find out about the latest support from Skills for Care. The event will run across the morning and afternoon, with plenty of time for breaks included. A full programme of speakers will be announced closer to the event.

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07

Mar

Free

Equity at the heart of the ASYE - London

This face-to-face event in London 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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11

Mar

£318

The Managers Conference 2024

Hosted by NCF and Skills for Care and in collaboration with ARC England, this networking evening with overnight accommodation and full day conference will champion and support the crucial role of managers in adult social care. It will bring together managers from across the country to share knowledge, ask questions and network with colleagues.

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