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The National Skills Academy for Social Care has now merged with Skills for Care, to maximise the impact of our combined knowledge and expertise. 

A press release about the merger can be found here

Our aim:

We aim to embed leadership at all levels in the sector, and so to transform the quality of care that is provided to service users. 

At the Skills Academy we believe that the Leadership Qualities Framework is the catalyst required to create this new culture.

Apple And AndroidLQF App

We have launched our new app for the Leadership Qualities Framework

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Wsuk PartnerUK Partner
of the Year!

The National Skills Academy for Social Care has been named WorldSkills UK Organising
Partner of the Year for 2013.

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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.

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By becoming a member you are joining an organisation dedicated to promoting excellence and leadership throughout the sector

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Whereas previously I felt I was standing under a waterfall, I am now only under a shower. I am certain this shift can be attributed to the Commissioning Now programme.

Rob Walker - Commissioning Manager, East Cheshire Council

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