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Care Workers: Recruitment

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 47012, tabled on 10 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has for new training initiatives to support recruitment and retention of social care staff.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

16 September 2021

We will invest at least £500 million in new measures over three years to provide support in professionalising and developing the workforce, including hundreds of thousands of training places, certifications for our care workers and professional development for the regulated workforce.

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