As a Personal Assistant, you play a vital role in the provision of health and social care in Doncaster. As part of this ‘wider workforce’ there is support available to help you provide excellent services and also to develop professionally in your role.
The importance of good quality, effective learning and development cannot be underestimated by providers wanting to deliver excellent outcomes for service users.
In Doncaster there are at least 33,364 unpaid carers who play a vital role in the provision of health and social care to friends and relatives. We recognise that often unpaid carers are providing this care alongside their traditional paid employment.
How can we develop our workforce?
The Workforce Strategy has been developed so we can work to develop a stronger adult social care workforce.
By providing ‘just in time’ information, eLearning provides an efficient and effective learning experience. ELearning can be accessed as and when necessary and training can be broken up into bite sized sessions to fit in with work schedules and other priorities.
The NMDS-SC is a data recording system developed by Skills for Care to provide a profile of the social care workforce. This acts as a primary data source on workforce issues.
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