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Keele University and the University Hospitals of North Midlands are running a series of one-day Summer Schools for young learners interested in a career in healthcare. The programme is designed to provide year 10, 11 and 12 students, who are interested in becoming tomorrow's healthcare professionals and give an opportunity…
The organisations charged with implementing the Care Certificate have issued a warning over claims being made by a number of training providers about their products in relation to the qualifaction. In a statement released today, Skills for Health, Skills for Care & Health Education England have said no organisation has…
The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) has launched a guide to qualifications and training for the social care workforce in Northern Ireland. The document provides guidance on the types of qualifications, training and experience required at various levels by particular job roles – from care assistants and support workers…
A trio of young care workers have celebrated the successful completion of a yearlong apprenticeship scheme which has given them the skills to pursue a career in care. Qualifying through through the 'Care Academy', an initiative run by their employer, The Abbeyfield Kent Society, the girls went on the record…
A new online resource to improve communication and care for people living with dementia is being launched at the University of Worcester today. Stand By Me, a free e-learning course, has been developed by Skills for Health, the University of Worcester Association for Dementia Studies and key partners, with funding…
High profile child sexual exploitation campaigner Sarah Champion has visited Sheffield Hallam University to help mark the launch of a new social work course which looks at how social workers' practice and performance impacts on permanent placements for young people. In conjunction with the British Association for Adoption and Fostering…
The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has issued new guidance for trainers working with newly qualified social workers (NQSW), social workers and other professionals who work in adult care and community care settings, particularly as frontline practitioners and team managers. The guidance shows you how you can use the online…
The University of Stirling will host the UK’s first degree level module for those supporting people living with Huntington's disease (HD). Devised by the Scottish Huntington's Association (SHA) in collaboration with Stirling’s School of Applied Social Science, the module entitled 'HD: An enabling approach to supporting families' will be available…
A recent Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) conference explored the challenges facing a social work student leaving university and making the transition into the world of work as a newly qualified social worker (NQSW). GCU, in partnership with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), Institute for Research and Innovation in Social…
Swansea University’s Centre for Innovative Ageing (CIA) is breaking new ground with the development of a new international Master’s degree. The MSc in International Gerontology and Ageing Studies has been developed in response to student demands to learn about international applied gerontology and how other countries are addressing the questions…
The Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) has announced applications for two MSC's are now open. Both courses have been developed by CELCIS and the School of Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Strathclyde. MSc in Advanced Residential Child Care The course is…
Buckinghamshire Education, Skills and Training (BEST), the partnership venture between Buckinghamshire New University and Aylesbury College, will deliver free Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLAs) for any employee working within health and social care in Bucks across the NHS, voluntary and private sectors. The courses - which will be delivered in the…
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