Training and workforce development

Learning programme for nominated individuals

Skills for Care are inviting nominated individuals in the Midlands to test a new learning programme aimed at their role. The programme has been developed by Skills for Care and Shropshire Partners in Care. The aim of the programme is to ensure nominated individuals can act with confidence to support their business to provide high-quality care and to strive for continuous improvement.

Taking place in Birmingham, over four months, participants will focus on:

​Day​Subject​Date
One​Exploring the fundamentals of the nominated individual role​Tuesday 5 November 2019
​Two​Impacting on culture and leadership as a nominated individual​Tuesday 3 December 2019
​Three​Building relationships and driving quality​Tuesday 14 January 2020
​Four​Networking and future focus - nominated individual's role in leading change and staying ahead of the curve​Tuesday 11 February 2020

The pilot is an exciting opportunity to access free learning before a potential roll-out of the programme in 2020 and 2021. Book your place here before Thursday 24 October 2019.

If you aren't a nominated individual, please share this opportunity with colleagues who may be interested. If you have any questions about this course you can contact employerengagement@skillsforcare.org.uk

Safeguarding e-learning

Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) are piloting free Adult Safeguarding e-learning modules for staff that work in the voluntary and community sector.

All training modules on offer are suitable for those working at level 1 i.e. those who have responsibility to contribute to safeguarding adults but do not have specific organisational responsibility or statutory authority to intervene.

The current courses available via this offer include:

  • safeguarding adults
  • Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
  • domestic abuse
  • self-neglect
  • decision making framework' – coming soon

For more information on how to access the e-learning please email LGSSlearning@northamptonshire.gov.uk.

Training materials from previous events