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Priorities for 2019–2020

The Health and Social Care Task Group had its first meeting in January 2020 with the following membership;

  • Skills for Care
  • East Sussex College Group
  • University of Brighton
  • Independent training providers
  • NHS
  • Independent care providers
  • Health Education England
  • Adult Social Care, ESCC
  • Representative (s) of the CCG – Sussex Transformation Partnerships

At the first meeting of the group in January 2020 we received a presentation from Mike Bailey, who is Health Education England’s lead on the new Princes Trust programmes. This national programme is aiming to get 10,000 16–30 year olds into Health and Social Care with a focus on apprenticeships and developing a long term career in the sector. From the presentation we set up a sub group to help formulate Princes Trust training courses for the East Sussex area.

This presentation and activity illustrates the remit of the overall Task Group which is to join up the work being undertaken by the CCGs and other Health and Social Care groups to promote careers in the sector. The Task Group will also work out how best to move forward the Careers East Sussex Careers Campaign 2020–21 for which the Task Group have agreed that the following roles need to be promoted:

  • Staff Nurse
  • Family Support/Care Worker
  • Technicians: Sonographers, Radiographers, Occupational Therapist
  • Social Worker

Health and Social Care Task Group Minutes

The minutes of the first meeting held on the 16 January 2020 at County Hall, Lewes – Minutes

The presentation on the Princes Trust programme shown at the meeting - presentation