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Sep 20
Article

Sector-based Work Academy Programme - the answer to your recruitment needs

Sector-based Work Academy Programme - the answer to your recruitment needs
Thursday 17 September 2020

Julie Abbott, Senior National Account Manager, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), explains why Sector-based Work Academy Programmes (SWAP) could be the answer to the recruitment needs of adult social care employers.

15
Sep 20
Blog

In celebration of registered managers

In celebration of registered managers
Tuesday 15 September 2020

Project Manager Oliver French has been working closely with our registered manager networks since lockdown began and reflects on their outstanding contribution as our sector fights the pandemic.

04
Aug 20
Blog

The latest size and structure report offers much needed insight at a time of turbulence

The latest size and structure report offers much needed insight at a time of turbulence
Tuesday 4 August 2020

Professor Shereen Hussein, Professor of Care and Health and Policy Evaluation at the University of Kent talks about the importance of the findings in the recently released size and structure report

31
Jul 20
Article

Three decades in the frontline

Friday 31 July 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the central role registered managers have played in tackling the spread of the virus. Pam Packham has just celebrated three decades in adult social care, with the last 27 years spent as Registered Manager at David Gresham House in Surrey.

07
Jul 20
Blog

Using ASC-WDS data to inform the COVID-19 debate

Using ASC-WDS data to inform the COVID-19 debate
Tuesday 7 July 2020

Programme Head for Analysis Dave Griffiths, looks at how our Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set has helped shape thinking during the pandemic and thanks everyone who has contributed their data.

01
Jul 20
Blog

New survey launched for BAME care workers

New survey launched for BAME care workers
Wednesday 1 July 2020

Programme Manager for Leadership and Management Symone Stuart wants us to understand how we can better support to workers from BAME backgrounds through our new survey.

30
Jun 20
Blog

It's OK to be different….if it works

It's OK to be different….if it works
Tuesday 30 June 2020

In the second of a series of blogs Head of Workforce Innovation Jim Thomas focusing on adult social care post virus drawing parallels with the complex diverse nature of the universe we live in.

23
Jun 20
Blog

Don't fly too close to the sun

Don't fly too close to the sun
Tuesday 23 June 2020

In the first of a series of blogs where Skills for Care start to think about what post virus adult social care will look like our Head of Workforce Innovation Jim Thomas imagines our sector as being like the solar system as he takes a journey through the complex challenges we all face.

17
Jun 20
Blog

Challenges empower us to achieve

Challenges empower us to achieve
Wednesday 17 June 2020

Nominated Individual Samuel Clements reflects on the tenacious nature of the care sector in the face of challenge.

10
Jun 20
Blog

Thank you to registered managers

Thank you to registered managers
Wednesday 10 June 2020

Skills for Care Fellow Bill Mumford thanks registered managers for their leadership in a crisis

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