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Skills for Care responds to Data saves lives strategy

13 Jun 2022

Skills for Care has issued a response to the Government's Data Saves Lives Strategy. Oonagh Smyth comments.

Vacancy rates in social care continue to rise, new Skills for Care data reports

10 Jun 2022

Skills for Care’s latest workforce tracking data, released this week, shows that vacancy rates are continuing to rise across all settings in adult social care.

Skills for Care’s latest data shows social care vacancy rates continue to rise

11 May 2022

Skills for Care’s latest workforce tracking data, released this week, shows that vacancy rates remain above pre-covid levels.

Skills for Care’s latest monthly data shows vacancy rates continue to rise in social care

08 Apr 2022

Skills for Care has released its latest monthly data for the social care workforce. The figures show that vacancy rates are continuing to rise, while the number of filled posts is falling.

This year's 'The State of the adult social care sector and workforce in England' report has been published

13 Oct 2021

The latest report from Skills for Care reveals the significant impact the pandemic has had on both the short and long-term challenges faced by the workforce.

Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set - Increased sickness rates

18 Jan 2021

CEO Oonagh Smyth reflects on the Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set Increased sickness rates

Social care needs to fill more than 100,000 vacancies

21 Oct 2020

The adult social care sector in England still needs to fill around 112,000 job vacancies on any given day according to a new report published by Skills for Care.

Adult social care workforce grows again to meet increasing demand

07 Aug 2020

The number of people working in adult social care across has increased again to 1.52 million according to a new report by Skills for Care.

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