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Skills for Care, home of the National Skills Academy for Social Care, is the employer-led workforce development body for adult social care in England.

We offer workforce learning and development support and practical resources from entry level right through to those in leadership and management roles.

Mentors needed

Skills for Care, home of the National Skills Academy for Social Care, is seeking mentors of all backgrounds for our Moving Up – BAME leaders programme.

To be a mentor for the Moving Up – BAME programme you should be in a senior management or director position within the adult social care sector.

To find out more, please email [email protected].


What we offer:

We help employers increase staff skills, give employees ways to improve their own skills, endorse quality training and work with commissioners on best practice.

Leadership and Management training programmes:

Improved leadership and management skills are critical in helping the social care sector deliver better care in the current economic climate.

We place the person-centred values of social care at the heart of our leadership and management training, whether for front-line staff or senior leaders.

Sign up here for Skills Academy Membership

By becoming a member as a Registered Manager or a social care provider you are joining an organisation dedicated to promoting excellence and leadership throughout the sector.

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Bryony [Gilbert, a recent Graduate Trainee] should be cloned, she is so fantastic. She completely got the way we work and was in tune with everything. She did a business review for us, and a presentation that was so moving one of our operational managers was in tears.

Tracey Flower - Cornwall Care

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