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ESF Business Clusters

Managing Partner: Truro and Penwith College

We are one of seven delivery partners across different sectors working with small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Our focus is to work with social care providers and enable businesses to meet their skills development, recruitment and retention needs. This includes by encouraging engaging in apprenticeships (including the Nurse Associate Apprenticeship), placement opportunities and Proud to Care Cornwall recruitment attraction campaigns.

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ESF Employer Led Skills

Managing Partner: Cornwall Marine Network

We are one of eight delivery partners offering practical, flexible and effective accredited, non-accredited and bespoke training to employers across different sectors. Much of our involvement will be in the delivery of a programme of Trauma Informed Training.

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ESF Health Works for Cornwall

Managing Partner: Cornwall Development Company

Health Works for Cornwall supports people who have health-related issues impacting on their abilities to engage in work. Individuals are provided with specialist information, guidance and support to enable them to move further towards or into employment. Proud to Care Cornwall works with colleagues in Cornwall Council’s Health Works team to provide a link with care sector businesses. We help promote the scheme to employers and facilitate opportunities for placements and employment for people who want to work in the care sector.

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ESF Developing Skills for Business Project (2018 – 2020)

Managing Partner: Cornwall College

The Developing Skills for Business project ended in June 2020 and was a multi-sector project engage employers in the co-design, development and piloting of training and other strategies to meet the skills needs of local businesses across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Other funding

Discrete pieces of work, including development of materials for our recruitment attraction campaigns have been supported by funding from Skills for Care and also through the Department of Health and Social Care Workforce Capacity Fund for adult social care.