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Skills for Care partners with National Care Forum for The Managers Conference 2024

31 Oct 2023

Skills for Care and The National Care Forum (NCF) are delighted to be partnering again to deliver The Managers Conference 2024.

Skills for Care is inviting local authorities to become involved with the Social Care Workforce Race Equality Standard

05 Jul 2023

The SC-WRES was developed by Skills for Care as a tool to identify issues and measure improvements in the workforce with respect to the experiences of people from a Black, Asian and minority ethnic background.

Skills for Care is supporting social care teams with developing a positive workplace culture

05 Jun 2023

Skills for Care, the strategic workforce development and planning body for social care in England, is supporting social care teams to develop a positive workplace culture.

Skills for Care is supporting Black History Month in October

03 Oct 2022

Skills for Care is supporting Black History Month by sharing resources, blogs and articles focused on how to foster equality, diversity and inclusion in social care, and updates on actions Skills for Care is taking to support the sector.

Skills for Care’s Moving Up programme supporting diverse leaders launches for 2022

01 Aug 2022

Skills for Care is pleased to announce that its Moving Up programme is now open for registrations for 2022. The programme is aimed at leaders from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds want to take the next step in their career.

Today we #RememberSocialCare on Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection

17 Mar 2022

Today people across the social care sector are coming together to #RememberSocialCare on Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection.

Skills for Care launches campaign to support change management in social care

07 Feb 2022

Skills for Care has launched a series of activity to support social care leaders with managing change. Find out more about what our new campaign involves.

Skills for Care launches ‘Good and Outstanding care (GO)’ online

03 Feb 2022

Skills for Care has launched a major new online resource to support social care providers to prepare for Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspections. Find out more about ‘Good and Outstanding care (GO)’ online.

Skills for Care and QCS announce new partnership to support managers

28 Apr 2021

Skills for Care and Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) have announced a new partnership supporting adult social care managers to develop best practice and knowledge, keep up-to-date with sector developments and share ideas with like-minded peers.

Graduate Management learners putting learning into practice during the pandemic

02 Oct 2020

The ninth cohort of health and social care Graduate Management learners have now completed their demanding one-year programme and have been putting their learning into practice during the pandemic.

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