Presentation on theme: "We help people who do a great job do it better Workforce Development Support from Skills for Care Autumn 2013 Marianne Davis– Area Officer Surrey."— Presentation transcript:
we help people who do a great job do it better Workforce Development Support from Skills for Care Autumn 2013 Marianne Davis– Area Officer Surrey
What qualifications should staff do? Level 2 & 3 Diplomas in Health and Social Care –Dementia pathway –Learning Disability pathway –Generic pathway Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services
What are Apprenticeships? SASE Framework ID FR00485- Funding stream 444 SASE compliant Framework: Health and Social Care Apprenticeship and Advanced level Apprenticeship Intermediate level Apprenticeships components Advanced level Apprenticeships Competence Qualification Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) Level 3 Knowledge Qualification Level 2 Preparing to work in adult social care Level 3 Key Skills or Functional Skills Level 1 Application of Number Level 2 Level 1 Communications Level 2 Additional employer requirements Although none are specified, further guidance is being created to aid use of this component Employment rights and responsibilities
How can employers develop staff to meet the specific needs of people with … Moving and assisting Learning Disabilities Food safety and nutrition Dementia Care Seated Recreational Physical Exercise Infection Prevention and Control Stroke care Diabetes End of Life Sexuality Activity provision Some knowledge / some competence
Common Core Principles – Dignity, Dementia Care, Carers, Self Care and End of Life Care.
The seven common core principles Principle 1: Value the uniqueness of every individual Principle 2: Uphold the responsibility to shape care services around each individual Principle 3: Value communicating with individuals in ways that are meaningful to them Principle 4: Recognise and respect how an individual’s dignity may be affected when supported with their personal care Principle 5: Recognise that a individual’s surroundings and environments are important to their sense of dignity Principle 6: Value workplace cultures that actively promote the dignity of everybody Principle 7: Recognise the need to challenge care that may reduce the dignity of the individual
The Social Care Commitment Quality People, Quality Care
The Social Care Commitment White paper initiative ‘Caring for our future’. Improving care, and the public’s confidence in care. Developed by employers, employees and people who need care and support. A voluntary agreement on workforce quality. www.thesocialcarecommitment.org.uk
Quality People, Quality Care Employers promise to give their workers the development they need. Staff promise to put their values into practice in their daily work. Seven statements of commitment, “I will…” Guidance and tasks. Resources.
www.thesocialcarecommitment.org.uk The employer commitment is a promise to: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Recruit staff who care. Make sure staff understand safety and quality standards. Help staff develop their skills. Take responsibility for how staff work. Supervise staff properly. Provide thorough induction training. Support staff to put their commitment into practice everyday.
www.thesocialcarecommitment.org.uk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Work responsibly. Uphold dignity. Work co-operatively. Communicate effectively. Protect privacy. Continue to learn. Treat people fairly. The employee commitment is a promise to:
The Social Care Commitment Sign up here www.thesocialcarecommitment.org.uk @carecommitment #qualitypeoplequalitycare Telephone: 0845 300 9505
Workforce Development Fund Skills for Care funding Have to join a WD funding partnership Complete National Minimum Data Set- Social Care Unit focussed funding Benefits – focused on adult social care providers, a contribution to supporting learning and development
What’s Happening in Surrey? Workforce Development Networks Themed open meetings Area Network open meetings Active WDF partnership NMDS-SC workshops Surrey and Sussex Social Work Education Group Various workshops Support to local forums and events (providers forums, commissioning groups etc) Visits to employers
Stay in touch? SIGN UP FOR e-news and local resource update bulletin Join the Surrey network updates via email My contact details: E:firstname.lastname@example.org D: 01189662537 M: 07779 352 039