Skills for Care looks to strengthen its board of trustees

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Skills for Care is looking for experienced trustees to help us develop the adult social care workforce in a growing sector.

Led by Dame Moira Gibb DBE, our board of trustees works with the sector’s 17,000 employers to help shape the strategic development of learning and development opportunities for the 1.4 million strong adult social care workforce in England.

We are seeking to appoint new trustees will have a proven ability to provide robust oversight, help ensure effective governance arrangements are in place and rigorously monitor the company’s performance. We particularly welcome applications from employers and those with commercial and marketing skills. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, ages and geographic locations.

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These are challenging times for adult social care so we are looking for individuals with outstanding communication skills and the clear ability to work collaboratively with others. You will share our aspiration to create a skilled and knowledgeable workforce capable of delivering high quality care and support to people in our communities. Experience of the adult social care sector is desirable although not essential.

You will need to be available to attend four board meetings a year with possibly a similar number of committee meetings. The position is unpaid but expenses are paid for meetings that will be held in London or at our Leeds head office.

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To request an application pack please contact the Human Resources Team at or 0113 241 1255.

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