Useful Links

  • Skills for Care
    Skills for Care is the employer led authority on the training standards and development needs of nearly one million social care staff in England providing over £25 million in funding to support improved training and qualifications for managers and staff www.skillsforcare.org.uk
  • Department of Health
    Official website of UK Department of Health, the government department responsible for public health issues www.dh.gov.uk
  • Care Quality Commission
    The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England
    www.cqc.org.uk
  • Essex County Council
    The local authority covering Esse xwww.essex.gov.uk
  • Southend on Sea Borough Council
    A unitary local authority covering the area of Southend www.southend.gov.uk
  • Thurrock Council
    A unitary local  authority covering the area of Thurrock www.thurrock.gov.uk
  • Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
    The Social Care Institute for Excellence’s (SCIE) mission is to identify and spread knowledge about good practice to the  social care workforce and support the delivery of transformed, personalised social care services www.scie.org.uk
  • General Social Care Council
    Sets standards of conduct and practice for social care workers and their employers in England, and maintains the Social Care Register www.gscc.org.uk
  • Skills Funding Agency
  • Our mission is to ensure that people and businesses can access the skills training they need to succeed in playing their part in society and in growing England’s economy http://skillsfundingagency.bis.gov.uk
  • National Skills Academy for Social Care
    An employer-led membership organisation for anyone committed to excellence in adult social care in England www.nsasocialcare.co.uk
  • Job Centre Plus
    Jobcentre Plus is an executive agency of the Department for Work and Pensions. It provides services that support people of working age from welfare into work, and helps employers to fill their vacancies.
    www.businesslink.gov.uk
    www.dwp.gov.uk
    www.direct.gov.uk
  • Essex Coalition of Disabled People
    ECDP is an organisation run by and for disabled people in Essex. Our vision is to enhance the everyday lives of disabled people in Essex and beyond www.ecdp.org.uk
  • Disability Essex
    To enable people with any disability to control their own lives and enjoy to the full the opportunities which society, the economy and the environment offer www.disabilityessex.org

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