Funding for Training Personal Assistants and Employers

Individual employers (people who directly employ their care or support staff) are now able to apply for grant funding directly from Skills for Care to support the full costs of training and development for themselves and their personal assistants.

What will be funded?

Skills for Care will fund any training, development or qualifications that demonstrate value for money and meet the needs of the individual employer and their personal assistants.

When can I apply for the funding?

You can apply for funding now. Grant funding will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis between now and 31 March 2013. Make sure you apply early so you don’t miss out.

How can I apply?

More information and the application form is available on their website: www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Individualemployerskillsfunding

Questions

If you have any questions about this funding, call 0113 241 1275 or email: funding@skillsforcare.org.uk

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