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The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has released a new version of its ‘First Steps’ online learning resource for Health Care Assistants. First Steps is used by up to 1000 people a day and was originally launched in 2011 for use either as an individual learning resource or as part…
Vocational qualifications in social care have never been more important to the economy. Vocational qualifications help develop talented employees to meet the needs of businesses across Wales and there has never been a better time to get started with a vocational qualification in social care. Today is the eighth annual…
The University of Greenwich is holding another Health & Social Care Open Evening tomorrow, Wednesday 10 June. There are two events, at the Avery Hill and Medway campuses, and all prospective students are welcome to come and meet staff, get more information about courses and see the facilities. At the…
The first National Skills Academy for Health Care Certificate Assessor training courses, in London on 25 June 2015 and Newcastle on 14 July 2015, are now available for booking. The one-day Care Certificate Assessor training course will enable participants to develop the knowledge and confidence to successfully undertake their role…
Anyone interested in pursuing a career in Adult Nursing is invited to attend an open evening at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen later this week. The School of Nursing and Midwifery’s event will be held on Thursday, June 11 in the university’s Faculty of Health and Social Care building…
An online introductory child protection course for anyone who works with children in Scotland has been launched by the NSPCC. You will gain the skills you need to act appropriately and confidently to protect the children you work with. Working at your own pace, this introductory online training course will…
Skills for Health have announced a number of new Clinical/Care subjects have now been added to the UK Core Skills Training Framework. Nine new subjects are now covered including Your Healthcare Career, Duty of Care, Person-centred Care, Communication, Consent, Privacy and Dignity, Fluids and Nutrition and Dementia Awareness, as well…
The Church of Scotland's social care arm, CrossReach, has recognised the contribution its workforce at an event at the Church of Scotland Assembly Hall in Edinburgh this week. Workers from across the organisation received certificates, trophies and awards for their commitment to personal development with 133 staff achieving new qualifications;…
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has reported an increase in the number of businesses and individuals benefiting from social services apprenticeships across the country. From 2012/13 to 2013/14 there was an increase of more than 10% in the number of modern apprenticeship (MA) registrations in social services, from just…
Positive psychology is a dynamic and fast-growing area that involves the scientific study of well-being and optimal human functioning for individuals, groups, communities and organisations. In 2012, Buckinghamshire New University established the MSc Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) and became one of only two institutions in the UK to enable its…
Staffordshire University are hosting an event next week which provides the opportinity to speak to students and staff about studying Social Work on a part-time basis. Whether you work a busy nine to five, are a stay at home parent or have a hectic social life, part-time study provides you…
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…
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