Making it work: supporting workforce development across the social care sector
This source preferred by Keith Brown
Authors: Brown, K., Keen, S. and Young, N.
Publisher: Learn to Care
Place of Publication: Birmingham
The first part covers the nature, policy and equality context of training and workforce development in Social Care. They give understanding to the complex world in which training and workforce development managers operate.
The second part details findings from interviews with experienced training and development managers. It covers topics such as the uncertainty of funding; the importance of partnerships; processes that make workforce development work; and thoughts on how the future of workforce development in social care will pan out. The text includes numerous practice examples, key messages and key questions for the reader.
The final part of Making it Work includes a 40 page ‘Resources’ section, and guide on reflective practice, evaluating training and workforce development, and post-qualifying awards in social work.