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Jul 20

2020-21 Workforce Development Fund now open for applications

The 2020-21 Workforce Development Fund is now open for applications. Read here to find about this years key priorities and the impact the fund has had on the sector to date.

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2020
13
Jul 20

Andy Tilden to leave Skills for Care after 20 years

Andy Tilden to leave Skills for Care after 20 years

Andy Tilden will leave Skills for Care early in 2021 to take on new challenges after 20 years supporting learning and development opportunities for the adult social care workforce in England.

Date: Monday 13 July 2020
16
Jun 20

Skills for Care partners with employee referral app Care Friends

Employee referral is proven to be by far the best source of high performing and long-staying care workers. The Care Friends app has been developed by Neil Eastwood, author of Saving Social Care, aims to provide an innovative solution to recruitment and retention.

Date: Tuesday 16 June 2020
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Jun 20

Skills for Care welcomes appointment of Rosamond Roughton as Director General of Adult Social Care

Skills for Care welcomes appointment of Rosamond Roughton as Director General of Adult Social Care

Skills for Care CEO Oonagh Smyth said: "We are pleased that the creation of this post recognises how important the efforts and sacrifices of the adult social care workforce have been during this pandemic.

Date: Monday 15 June 2020
09
Jun 20

Skills for Care welcomes the appointment of David Pearson to Chair the National COVID-19 Social Care Support Taskforce

Skills for Care welcomes the appointment of David Pearson to Chair the National COVID-19 Social Care Support Taskforce

Skills for Care CEO Oonagh Smyth said: "Skills for Care welcomes the appointment of David Pearson to Chair the National COVID-19 Social Care Support Taskforce announced by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

Date: Tuesday 9 June 2020
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