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Workforce wellbeing fund for adult social work and social care opens

A new fund to improve staff wellbeing for those working in adult social work and social care has opened.

Applications are being welcomed from support staff working across the public, private and voluntary sectors, including social work students. Inspiring Scotland are managing the fund and applications are open until 29 July 2022.

What is available from the fund?

Grant funding up to a maximum of £5000 for immediate impact projects and a maximum of £10000 for projects with a longer term impact on staff wellbeing. All funding must be spent by 31 March 2023 and can be used in the following ways:

  • Activities or items that will help to improve wellbeing
  • Wellbeing projects, particularly ones that have not received funding up until this point
  • Applications should be based on feedback from staff about what would will improve their wellbeing 

How can you apply?

Guidance notes and an online application is available on the Inspiring Scotland website here.

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