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  • we're here to help you improve your workforce
  • we help create a trained and qualified workforce
  • we're helping to create well trained care staff
  • we help employers deliver quality social care
  • we are improving social care standards
  • we help people who do a great job do it better

how can we help you?

How Skills for Care can help those involved in social care, including individual employers and PAs

developing skills

Skills for Care helps to develop the skills of social care workers through various projects

entry to social care

Information about resources and qualifications for those entering the social care sector

qualifications and training

Information about qualifications and training for those looking to undertake and develop a career in social care


How to get involved with our consultations and how we work with people who use services and carers


Click for the NMDS-SC, research reports, evaluation reports and knowledge base

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workforce strategy

Information about community skills, workforce innovation and commissioning (InLAWS).

social work

Includes information about ASYE, CPD, practice education and social work manager development