The purpose of the Qualification Panel is to consider applications for any qualification or award which a member of staff from the defined groupings, detailed below, may wish to undertake as part of their career pathway and continuing professional development (CPD) or continuing professional education and learning for social workers (CPEL).
To enable, encourage and facilitate staff to further continue with their personal and professional development.
There are currently no courses scheduled to run.
To consider completed applications submitted for further qualifications/accredited awards by staff within Social Services, the Children and Young People’s Partnership, Health, and Education (ie Social Services staff working in integrated teams across Health and Education). Please note applications from staff within the Business Support Unit will only be accepted where it is evidenced that they provide direct support to the Social Care Workforce.
To check that the line manager has demonstrated, on the application form, that the award or qualification applied for will support team and services strategies and is linked to these.