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Jun

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Free

The journey to keeping your staff (South West)

Online

You’re invited to this online session focusing retaining a happy and healthy workforce. We will be joined by a range of speakers to discuss how to overcome the roadblocks, barriers and pot holes in retaining your staff.

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29

Jun

Free

Cheshire and Merseyside Deputy network

Skills for Care's local Deputy manager networks provide a supporting environment for deputies to meet to share and discuss the challenges they face in their day-to-day work. This months topic will be recovery, reflection and moving forward. If you are a Deputy manager in any type of care providing setting or service your local network will be relevant and helpful to you.

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30

Jun

Online event

Free

An introduction to the Tribe project for learning providers

Online

The purpose of the session is to raise awareness of the Tribe project and Skills for Care’s role within the Tribe consortium. Part of Tribe's mission is to upskill volunteers to become Community Micro Enterprises (micro employers or micro care businesses), and that means engaging with large numbers of people who could need qualifications and training. There will also be a focus on the white paper ‘the drive to digitise Social Care and the challenge of recruiting staff’. The session will be invaluable to Skills for Care endorsed providers, as well as other learning providers who are looking to retain or attract people back into the sector.

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05

Jul

Free

Masterclass: Using LinkedIn to boost your recruitment and retention

Are you looking for creative ways to attract and retain high-quality candidates for your social care organisation? Would you like to know the latest best practice in social media marketing? Join us for a series of social media masterclasses with digital marketing expert Paul Ince from LikeMind Media. Our fourth masterclass in this series will give you the knowledge and practical tools you need to use LinkedIn to boost your recruitment and retention strategy. Whether you are new to using LinkedIn, or already have an established presence on the platform, there will be something for you to learn and put into action. This masterclass will include: • How to update your profile to show you at your best and attract connections  • Strategies for building your network • Whether company pages are worth setting up and how to make the best use of them within your organisation • LinkedIn Premium: is it worth it? This free masterclass is open to anyone currently working for an adult social care provider organisation. It will be particularly useful for anyone involved in recruitment, employee engagement, and workforce planning. Look out for our future webinar about TikTok!

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06

Jul

Online event

Free

Growing the PA workforce in Yorkshire & Humber, North East and North West regions

Online

This virtual network meeting is aimed at anyone with an interest in supporting individual employers and personal assistants in the Yorkshire, Humber, North East or North West region. For this meeting we'll be joined by speakers from Grey Matters eLearning, the DBS Regional Team and Ability Net.

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06

Jul

Free

Pan London SWEN

This meeting will be focusing on feeding back any amendments to the Pan London Placement documents. There will be an opportunity to introduce you to the new coordinators and we will also be discussing about future topics for SWEN. About the SWEN network The Pan London SWEN regularly meets to keep you up to date with local and national social work activity. This network plays an important role in local collaboration and partnerships

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07

Jul

Online event

Free

Nursing associates in social care: a conversation with Deborah Sturdy

Online

If you’re a registered nursing associate or trainee nursing associate, this is your chance to speak to Deborah Sturdy (Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care) about the things that really matter to you. If you’re currently working, on placement, or intending to work in adult social care, this meeting is for you to come together with your peers and have your views heard.

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07

Jul

Free

Midlands Deputies development group

Midlands Deputies development group supports deputies, supervisors and senior care professionals to build their relationship skills, confidence and knowledge. Our series focussing on equality, diversity and inclusion continues in July as we welcome more special guests to give you the latest insight into emerging themes and best practice in social care. In this meeting we will be joined by Phil Harper, senior lecturer at Arden University. Phil specialises in dementia, health inequalities, LGBTQIA+ healthcare and ageing, specifically gender non-conformity and dementia care. The meeting will also be an opportunity to take time out to reflect, connect and share with deputy managers and aspiring leaders from across our region. The meeting will be fun and informal with lots of opportunity for discussion.

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11

Jul

Free

Midlands Registered Manager network Chair peer support session

As a Chair or Deputy Chair of a Registered Manager Network Skills for Care offer local support sessions to support you and your network. In the Midlands region the support is made up of one informal short meeting where Chairs can network and two more developmental focussed session where we look at how the networks can progress, one In person and one virtual. This is the first of the informal sessions. Chairs have been asked if they can attend the Midlands NI Network event on the 10 October – we will look at this request in more detail at this session.

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12

Jul

Online event

Free

NQSW forum

Online

This forum is for NQSWs from both adults and child and family services who would like the opportunity to influence the national framework of the ASYE programme. Attending will give you a better understanding of how to put into practice some of the thinking around relationship based, person-centred and strengths-based approaches to working with people, and a greater awareness of how theory and practice can come together.

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