Health and social care training

The Developing Skills in Health and Social Care (DSHSC) project provides fully-funded training for staff working in health and social care across Norfolk and Suffolk. 

The aim of the project is to empower people working in the sector to develop new skills. This will enable them to continue providing high-quality care to local people.

The project has secured funding of up to £7.58 million, and is funded until 30 September 2023. Up to £3.79 million is coming from the European Social Fund (ESF).

Get involved

You can get involved in the project if you:

  • Work in adult health and social care in Norfolk or Suffolk and are looking for development opportunities for yourself
  • Are a manager or employer in adult health and social care and interested in training for your staff
  • Provide voluntary or unpaid care to an adult
  • Provide a service to adult health and social care through your employment. This includes emergency services personnel

To meet ESF funding rules, you must be employed or self-employed in a paid role in Norfolk or Suffolk.

Register your interest to find out how you can get involved

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Success stories

Read our case studies to find out how the project has already helped learners grow and develop.

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Learning topics

Find out about the fully-funded training opportunities available

Adult health and social care employers

Fully-funded training to support the development of your staff

Who we are

Find out more about our partners in Norfolk and Suffolk

Mentoring support

Find out more about our mentoring support

Register your interest

Contact the project team to find out more and register your interest

“I learned so much about end of life care that will help me moving forward when I care for my residents and I talk with their families. I now have the confidence to be the voice of my residents when needed, and I have a much better understanding of the end-of-life process.”

Care worker, who completed our end of life care learning