Dozens apply for fast-track to care jobs
Dozens of people have applied for jobs in the adult social care sector following a recruitment drive prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Support for care providers during covid-19
In County Durham, there are more than 200 adult social care providers delivering vital care and support services to some of our most...
County Durham Care Academy - careers in adult social care
County Durham Care Academy is here to support the development of a well-led, skilled and valued adult care workforce in County Durham....
County Durham Care Partnership
Helping to keep the people of County Durham happy, healthy and at home.
Care Academy courses
We offer a wide range of courses to help you get fully accredited qualifications in many different subjects.
Care home support plan
In line with government guidance, we are publishing our care home support plan and details of financial support for care providers.
The Care Act 2014
The Care Act 2014, which took effect from April 2015, is the biggest change to adult social care in 60 years. Find out what it's about...
NCFE cache Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
...qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings. It covers a...
Find out more about our Local Offer for care leavers
Our local offer tells you about all the support that we have in County Durham for you as a care leaver.
Social work students praise training support through pandemic
Two student social workers have shared their experiences of training with our council during the coronavirus outbreak.