Goodson Thomas Appointed to Lead the Search for Care Council for Wales (Social Care Wales) CEO
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Goodson Thomas has been appointed by Care Council for Wales to conduct the search for its new CEO. We will also be delivering candidate assessment services to complement the executive search assignment.

In February this year, the Minister for Health & Social Services introduced a new Regulation and Inspection for Social Care (Wales) Bill which will effectively reconstitute the Care Council for Wales as Social Care Wales. The new organisation will be established in full by April 2017.

Social Care Wales will be given an enhanced remit; representing a step change for Wales' social care sector. It will continue the Care Council's work in regulating and developing the social care workforce and also be responsible for service improvement. The aspiration is to establish the body as an authoritative voice on social care; one that is empowered to provide strategic leadership to drive improvement across the sector, act as a 'critical friend' and facilitate world-class practice based on evidence, insight and data. Additionally, it will serve as a key repository for information and intelligence about the sector.

We are delighted to represent the Care Council for Wales in the search for such a critical role for Wales.

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