Our leadership perspectives feature senior social care figures talking about the workforce challenges and opportunities as they see them.
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Maryam Zonouzi, Peerious, explains why the workforce matters and the importance of planning the workforce of tomorrow.
Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive, English Community Care Association (ECCA), sets out some of the workforce challenges for social care providers.
ECCA, a registered charity, is the leading representative body for independent care services in England. Visit www.ecca.org.uk.
Des Kelly, Executive Director, National Care Forum (NFC) and the CfWI’s National Adviser for Social Care, gives his perspective on the importance of good workforce intelligence and planning.
The NCF represents the interests of not-for-profit health and social care providers in the United Kingdom.Visit www.nationalcareforum.org.uk.
Sharon Allen, Chief Executive Officer, Skills for Care (SfC), outlines the importance of workforce intelligence and the value of social care careers.
SfC ensures that England's adult social care workforce has the appropriately skilled people in the right places working to deliver high-quality social care. Visit www.skillsforcare.org.uk.
Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive, Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), emphasises the importance of recruitment and retention to plan ahead for the workforce.
The SCIE improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works. Visit www.scie.org.uk.
Maria Mills, Chief Executive, Social Care in Action (SCA), talks about workforce recruitment and the importance of supporting the workforce.
SCA is one of the leading health and social care social enterprises in the UK. Visit www.scagroup.co.uk.
Nick Johnson, Chief Executive, Social Care Association (SCA), underlines the importance of valuing the frontline workforce.
The SCA, now closed, was a professional membership association for people working in social care.
Bridget Warr, Chief Executive, United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) explains the vital importance of the workforce in home care.
The UKHCA is the professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors. Visit www.ukhca.co.uk.