Our learning and development offer

The learning and development package that we offer  provides a comprehensive of package of training, development, resources, and support  delivered through our new and innovative Centre for Professional Practice.

 Our new approach will ensure that staff are provided with all of the necessary opportunities to fully develop their skills and knowledge. Our aims are that  we:

  • Have a stable, flexible and valued workforce by inspiring, motivating and rewarding staff and providing clear pathways for career development and progression
  • Provide staff with a clear benchmark for standards and expectations


  • Promote a culture of learning and continuing professional development through the provision of a comprehensive training package aimed at all social work staff across all tiers
  • Equip managers to provide high quality supervision and support to their workforce, so staff are competent and confident in discharging their duties, and to encourage a culture of continuing professional development
  • Continue to enhance our  team hub-working which enable social workers and managers to work closer together to share ideas, concerns and solutions to complex child welfare and protection problems


  • Develop and improve inter-agency co-operation through MASH, LSCB and other forums so that there is a shared understanding, response and accountability to meeting the needs of vulnerable children in Dudley

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