Information and news for social care workers

Social Care Workforce Development Partnership (SCWDP) workforce data collection 2014.

Local Authorities, the Care Council, independent and private care providers have been working together again in 2014 to bring together a picture of the workforce working in commissioned social care services in Wales. 

SCWDP - Infographic

These services are ones which have a contract with local authorities to provide a range of social care services in their areas.

These commissioned services report to the local authority annually on several elements of their services, including workforce. Through this process the local authority knows about the nature of the workforce and can use the information to plan for the future.

This year has produced the most complete report yet and what we learned is available in the full report:

> Social Care Workforce Development Partnership (SCWDP) workforce data collection 2014 - The findings

Registration Essentials – a new ‘click and go’ guide for registrants

The Care Council has launched a new ‘click and go’ guide for registrants.

Registration Essentials replaces the previous Now You Are Registered guide and is essential reading to fully understand the responsibilities of registration.

The online guide will be regularly updated with new resources and key information. Registration Essentials is available through MyCareCouncil and is downloadable from our publications library.

> Registration Essentials – Essential information about your registration with the Care Council for Wales

Workforce Development update report - October 2015

Keep up to date with current progress and future key actions in Workforce Development. The October 2015 update report is available now. The next update will be published in January 2016.

> Workforce Development update report - October 2015

Facts and figures of the registered workforce

Each year the Care Council publishes a statistical profile of each of the registration roles with mandatory registration in Wales.

> Facts and figures of the registered workforce