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Skills for Care, home of the National Skills Academy for Social Care, is now seeking applications from social care organisations with the capacity to host a graduate management trainee for 12 months, beginning in January 2016. Around 20 graduates will be selected based on their values and leadership potential through…
A Social Work graduate from the University of Worcester has won an award for her work in the field. Laura Henry won Worcestershire County Council’s Assessed and Support Year in Employment (ASYE) Award for newly qualified social workers. Having gained extensive local experience in the fields of residential and foster…
Students at the University of Portsmouth have been coping with the aftermath of an earthquake, and encountering terrorists and kidnappers, without leaving the city. The Crisis and Disaster Management MSc students have been taking part in a three-day hands-on simulation involving staff and students from all over the University. Graduates…
To help meet the challenges of the growing social care sector, the Skills Academy has launched its Graduate Internship Programme to run alongside the established Graduate Management Training Scheme. The Internship programme is designed to give graduates a taste of management in a social care organisation, over a challenging 6…
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