Image: NewsSkills for Care and the National Skills Academy for Social Care have announced their intention to enter into merger discussions.

Both organisations currently support social care employers to achieve a skilled and competent workforce and are looking to combine their strengths to demonstrate leadership across the sector.

Jacqui Bell, CEO of ARC, said, “I fully support the merger discussions. Combining the strengths and expertise of both organisations can only be a positive step. It shows a real commitment to ensuring qualified staff can offer high quality care and support for people with a learning disability.”

To see the press release see the Skills for Care website