Workforce Development

Whether you are a large or small employer, we can help you devise and implement a workforce development strategy that makes the most of your staff and managers – improving the standards of your service delivery.

Policy, Practice and Management

We have a wealth of experience to draw on is social care and can work with you on anything from strategic service reviews to independent case reviews. We have worked with a number of public bodies including Skills for Care and the Department of Health as well as local authorities and care providers.

Some of the work that we’ve carried out includes:
  • Tender writing to secure a range of projects and funding opportunities
  • Securing funding for social care employers and their staff on RQF diploma courses
  • PR, branding, publishing and project development work for private and voluntary social care organisations.
  • Writing and reviewing local authority strategic reviews and workforce development strategies
  • Improving recruitment and retention with small to medium enterprises in the social care sector to
  • Developing ‘Train the Trainer’ toolkits and workshops on 'nutrition' and 'safeguarding adults' for Skills for Care
  • Publishing magazines & newsletters for Skills for Care and other organisations
  • Delivering a range of bespoke training and professional events
  • Organising ICT training workshops helping social care managers make the most of the web and other platforms
  • Conducting Stage 2 and Stage 3 investigations based on complaints made by service users, their carers and advocates.
  • Building social work graduate trainee programmes for local authoties
  • Writing and implementing a local authority’s pilot Newly Qualified Social Work (NQSW) scheme
  • Setting up a quality assurance panel for adult community services practice educators
  • Supporting newly qualified social workers in their first year as practitioners
  • Practice learning assessors for a number of universities