A key element of the Standards for Employers of social workers (Standard 1), this report aims to help deliver effective social work
Update on Apprenticeship workstream and documents from Market Warming Event on 27th February 2019
Launch of national recruitment campaign to fill 110,000 ASC vacancies
Incentivising the domestic workforce and securing clear, reasonable routes for immigration
The Foundation of Nursing Studies is looking to recruit participants for a new programme.
Skills for Care event on 14 November 2018
Celebrate ‘Community and Environmental Sustainability’ on Tuesday 20th March
Skills for Care report using NMDS-SC and other sources
Consultation for the draft NHS Workforce Strategy document Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future A link to the workforce strategy webpage can be found here<https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/planning-commissioning/workforce-strategy> and a link to the consultation portal here<http://consultation.hee.nhs.uk/>.
The LGA, in partnership with central government and with the support of the Government Equalities Office, is launching its Return to Social Work programme which will look to retrain social workers for both adults and children who have left the profession. For more information click here
We are highlighting a guide on the effect of the Care Act 2014 on equipment provision, produced by the London Borough Occupational Therapy Management Group. Click here to download.
House of Lords library briefing
Reshaping the workforce to support new models of care is a huge opportunity, but also a huge organisational development challenge – particularly with regard to the non-medical workforce. We argue that organisations need to begin with a deep understanding of patient needs, and then train, recruit and skill the workforce to meet…
This briefing is designed to stimulate reflection, debate and discussion from social care leaders at all levels across the sector to consider the key messages around developing the social care workforce and exploring how they might use these messages to influence local policy and improve practice. The guide is divided…
The London Workforce Strategic Framework has now been launched. We are happy to attach a link which will enable you to access the London Workforce Strategic Framework. On the London Workforce Programme’s website you will also find presentations from our recent event London’s Workforce: Action Together, as well as case…
The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has published the Personal Social Services: Staff of Social Services Departments, England as at September 2015. The report is available on our website at the following link: http://www.hscic.gov.uk/pubs/pssstaffsept15 In addition to the written report, there are also accompanying annexes that provide council level…
The Local Government Association is holding a number of free one day training events for those interested in becoming an LGA peer to take part in Adult Social Care and Adult Safeguarding Peer Challenges. This includes the new Commissioning for Better Outcomes Peer Challenges. For more details – Click here
Many professionals play a vital part in keeping children and vulnerable adults safe. Alongside police officers, doctors, teachers and nurses, social workers play a critical role in this responsibility. This is why finding, developing and retaining social workers with the right skills and experience is so essential. Recently the Local Government Association,…
The Local Government Association is holding a number of free one day training events for those interested in becoming an LGA peer to take part in Adult Social Care and Adult Safeguarding Peer Challenges. This includes the new Commissioning for Better Outcomes Peer Challenges. Peer challenges are managed and delivered…