Our membership scheme is open to everyone in social care – employers, employees, commissioners and training providers. It will help you improve the lives of the people who use care services and help others to do the same.
As a member, we offer practical support and offers on leadership training that will help you deliver excellent care at a time of change in the social-care sector.
You can join us collectively as an organisation or as an individual member, receiving:
- Advertise your vacancies on our website-these are tweeted and posted on Facebook as well*
- Advertise your events on the website*
- Utilise the Member e bulletin to promote your work
- Priority booking on Skills Academy programmes and courses
- Member discounts on Skills Academy programmes*
- Free networking opportunities for professional development, to meet your peers and make new contacts
- Access to our Endorsed Providers
- The opportunity to pilot programmes and help shape our offers
- Display the Skills Academy Member logo*
- A voice in a national organisation that represents every area of social care
- Be part of the organisation which developed the Leadership Qualities Framework
*Organisation membership only
Who should join
Membership is suitable if you are:
- An employer - we can help you develop leadership and management skills in your staff at all levels
- A commissioner - we can help you and your team develop good practice in social care commissioning and service delivery
- Working in social care - we can help you develop your own skills, give you access to coaching and mentoring, and enhance your career
- Involved in social care training - we can link you with employers and new clients through our Endorsement Framework.
What it costs
You can become a member as an individual or as an organisation.
Subscriptions for organisations are based on annual turnover.
- Annual budget/turnover below £0.5m: £95
- Annual budget/turnover £0.5m to £1m: £275
- Annual budget/turnover £1m to £5m: £350
- Annual budget/turnover above £5m: £450
20% DISCOUNT - for all members of the English Community Care Association, National Care Forum, National Care Association and the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group
Individual membership is only £35 per year.
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