Care brokerage service is given further funding

Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A “care brokerage” operating in Norfolk and Suffolk has embarked on a second contract with Norfolk Social Services and the Learning and Skills Council to operate the Care Norfolk Brokerage with pump-prime funding of £40,000 for 2005-6. The extension of the contract from 2004 will enable the company to consolidate the Brokerage services started in 2004. Norfolk and Suffolk Care Support Ltd was formed three years ago as a not-for-profit company by representatives of the care sector and by the Federation of Small Businesses to broker training initiatives in Norfolk and Suffolk on behalf of the care sector. Its function is to facilitate workforce training and development for the independent, voluntary and statutory care sectors within the counties by: # maximising funding opportunities, # encouraging and enabling partnership working, # providing impartial information, advice and guidance, # liaising with training providers to ensure that supply meets demand, # working in partnership with funders to maximise trai

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