About us

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Skills for Care helps create a better-led, skilled and valued adult social care workforce.

We provide practical tools and support to help adult social care organisations in England recruit, develop and lead their workforce.

We work with employers* and related services to ensure dignity and respect are at the heart of service delivery.

As the home of the National Skills Academy for Social Care, our support is from entry level right through to those in senior leadership and management roles. 

We also provide individual tailored solutions to support your business to deliver high quality care now and in the future. Visit our products and services page for more information.

As a registered charity we are committed to transparency and evaluating the outcomes and impact of our work. You can find out more by visiting the evaluating our impact page.

In this section you’ll find information on the work we do, our latest news, vacancies and how to contact us.

There is also information on Skills for Care and Development, the sector skills council we are a partner of.


‘Employer’ in this context includes all sectors, sizes, service and business models who provide care and support to enable people to live independently in communities


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