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Social Care

Social Care CPD

Skills for Care is the workforce development charity for adult social care in England. They worj with employers across the country to create a confident, caring, skilled and well-led workforce with the right values to provide high quality, person-centred care and support for people who draw on it.

They estimate that the adult social care workforce in England employs 1.54 million people with 17,700 organisations providing care. The current vacancy rate is running at 6.8%, or 105,000 jobs, on average. Their projections show that by 2035 the sector will need to find and retain an additional 490,000 jobs to meet demand. 

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