Rayne Foundation – Better Careers for Better Care Grants
Closing Date: 10/01/2024
The foundation is looking for partner organisations to lead workforce development in adult social care as part of its Better Careers for Better Care funding programme supporting the career and professional development of people working in adult social care, and specifically those working with people in later life.
The foundation has issued a call for expressions of interest from social care sector organisations interested in collaborating with it to lead workforce development in adult social care.
The following funding priorities have been identified:
Recognising, acknowledging and championing the value and skills of care workers.
Sustainable recruitment into the social care workforce.
Design and delivery of career progression opportunities for staff across the social care workforce, and the support needed to access them.
Development of social care leaders.
Empowering and enabling social care leaders to contribute to strategy and policy development in health and social care.
Co-production at the local, regional and/or national level of career development opportunities and/or workforce development plans.
Establishing inclusive, learning cultures within care in later life, and evidencing the positive impact on both the workforce and the quality of care for older people.
Connecting care provision for people in later life with the wider community to support recruitment and retention within the social care workforce.