Andy Tilden has been appointed Interim CEO of Skills for Care from the end of March.
Skills for Care has announced the winners of its Accolades awards celebrating excellence in workforce development for the 1.47m people in the adult social care sector in England.
Safe staffing is all about having enough of the right staff to deliver high quality care and support. It’s also one of the things that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will inspect, so it’s vital that you get it right.
A national campaign to recruit more adult social care workers will be launched by the Government in mid-February.
Employers are being asked to come forward to host graduates as part of a programme to develop future social care leaders.
Ambitious graduates are being urged to apply for a place on a one-year management programme being rolled out by Skills for Care.
Skills for Care CEO Sharon Allen has called for greater investment in the social care workforce in order to overcome the recruitment and retention challenges facing the sector.
If you’d told me when I started in my social care career I would have a phone in my pocket that could link me to endless information from around the world I would have laughed, and said you were reading too much science fiction.