In light of the current Covid-19 situation a decision had been taken to provide a digital offer for  non-essential training.   However,  Moving & Handling Training has resumed back to face to face.

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Leicestershire Social Care Development Group

Leicestershire Social Care Development Group (LSCDG) has been operational since 2006, the aim of LSCDG is to support the workforce development and raise quality for independent and voluntary sector  (IVS) across  Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland.  We work  with over 400 + adult social care providers, that includes; Care Homes, Nursing Homes and Domicilary Care Agencies. Back in 2006  the only course LSCDG arranged was the Moving & Handling Training the Trainer, including Updates, today we run a  series of courses, that are delivered by experienced experts in the field, this includes in house local authority staff and external providers who have been through a robust selection process.  We work with partners who are in touch with IVS and help us formulate and direct the training plan as well as implementing new legislation and procedure.

Naz Hussein - Business & Development Manager

Naz has been with the LSCDG since 2006 and has built strong relationship with the care provider’s,  Naz’s role is to ensure that care providers are supported with their workforce needs , whether this is done by visiting care providers to discuss the support LSCDG can offer, or hold events bringing together providers and informing them with the latest updates in social care.  Naz is also responsible for LSCDG finances  and contract management of all the training commissioned.  Naz is currently working with Health to bring the Health & Social Care Integration agenda forward.

If you want Naz to visit you to discuss any aspect of LSCDG,  then contact  Naz

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Jill Grimley - Learning & Development Advisor

Jill has been working for the LSCDG since 2010. With a background in Learning Disability Nursing and Social Care Jill is the Learning and Development Advisor for Moving and Handling of People. Jill developed the popular Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer course and is available to give support and advice to those who have attended as they pass the knowledge on to the workforce. Jill is currently developing some online resources to help refresh the knowledge of people handlers during Covid restrictions.

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Heidi Clarke - Learning & Development Advisor

Heidi has been working for the LSCDG since 2014, Prior to this role Heidi worked in Adult Social Care for a number of years, predominantly with Adults who have profound & Multiple Learning Disabilities. Some job roles have included, Care Assistant, Adult Learning Tutor and Coordinator and Registered Manager for a Residential Home and a Short Breaks Unit for people with Learning Disabilities .

On a personal level Heidi has a sister with PMLD who lives in a residential home.

Heidi’s role for the LSCDG is to develop and deliver training in Safeguarding, Care Certificate, CQC Best Practice and EasyWrite training.

During Covid 19 Heidi along with Nazir have adapted courses to fit the Digital offer to enable training to continue and for staff to have access to this.


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Ubaydullah Ahmad - Support Administrator (Kick Start)

Ubaydullah has recently joined LSCDG February 2022,  prior to this role Ubaydullah was studying computer science.

Ubaydullah role for the LSCDG is to support care providers complete the Adult Social Care – Workforce Data Set


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