Training and development

Volunteering strategy

In October, the Department of Health published its refreshed strategic vision for volunteering, ‘Social action for health and well-being: building co-operative communities’. During the process of system and service reform, this will ensure the enormous wealth of volunteering activity is … Read more → – Volunteering strategy

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Skills for Care qualifications launched

Four new qualifications have been launched for people working in health and social care settings where diet and nutrition is particularly important. Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Health and Social Care and Early Years or Childcare Settings Level … Read more → – Skills for Care qualifications launched

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Judicial Appointments Commission launches selection exercise

The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) are an independent commission that selects candidates for judicial office in courts and tribunals in England and Wales. JAC select candidates for judicial office on merit, through fair and open competition, from the widest range … Read more → – Judicial Appointments Commission launches selection exercise

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Clinical Leadership Fellowships – applications now open

Fellowship applications are now open following Secretary of State for Health’s annoucement, at the National Leadership Council (NLC) ’Making it Happen’ event on 12 May 2011, of the creation of at least 60 clinical fellowships. The new Clinical Leadership Fellowship, sponsored by the … Read more → – Clinical Leadership Fellowships – applications now open

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Training and development: new qualifications in social care

A new range of social care qualifications are being developed by Skills for Care in partnership with awarding organisations. Health and Social Care (HSC) NVQs level 2 and 3 have now been replaced by Health and Social Care (HSC) Diplomas … Read more → – Training and development: new qualifications in social care

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