This area contains a range of materials to support employers and employees in planning and organising for workforce development, including: Workforce Data and Workforce Planning materials, Induction eLearning & guidance, a career development toolkit and a learning planning framework. It also contains information and guidance to help you plan your career in social services.
This resource is intended to offer some general, practical guidance on staff induction for the sector. This document is best viewed as a place to start in constructing your own induction arrangements and seeks to highlight the keys areas that induction should address and signpost readers to additional sources of advice and additional resources which can be used. More ...
The Career Development Toolkit has been developed for staff working in the social care, children, early years and young people's workforce. We have included a range of activities in the Toolkit and information on qualifications and career pathways to help you make informed choices and decisions can be found at the dedicated websites linked to this portal.
This toolkit is intended for use by staff individually to help them begin the process of career planning and in planning their ongoing learning and development to help them achieve their career goals. You are free to use the activities as often as you like.
This resource is a starting point – an aid to get you thinking. It is not intended to be the only resource you will use. We have included links to some other sources of information to assist you to use this resource and take further steps in planning your career.You can download and use the toolkit by clicking the link below (NB this is a 15Mb download). To use this portfolio, you'll need Acrobat Reader v.9 or later. If you don't have this yet, you can get it here.
Right-Click this link and choose "Save As" to download the Career Development Toolkit.
The aim of this resource is to provide an introduction to the process of developing learning plans and give you a framework to structure your planning activities. It has been written in a generic style so that it is suitable for all social service providers no matter numbers of staff or type of employer and references the CLF Personal Capabilities. To download the framework and the support materials, right click the links below and choose "Save As":
This area contains digital versions of the RPL Evidence Gathering and Profiling materials along with worked examples and some elearning activities are available in the "Learning Zone" to help individuals prepare an RPL claim. More ...