Optimum Workforce Leadership

Bringing out the best in the health and social care workforce.


To access our services health and social care providers must be members of Optimum Workforce Leadership. There are two levels of membership:

Open membership

'Open Membership' is at no cost and has the following benefits:

  • Open Membership certificate
  • Monthly electronic Newsletters
  • Opportunity to promote your events and best practice
  • Email service to promote items of interest in health and social care including events hosted by our stakeholder partners
  • Access to useful resources, documents and guidance on our website
  • Access to the Workforce Development Fund to claim back funding for QCF units achieved by employees
  • Information on Local Registered Managers Network Meetings
  • Access to learning events, conferences and products such as SCILS and Grey Matters and conferences at published prices

Premium membership

There is a small cost of £192 per year (+VAT), or £16 per month pro rata for 'Premium Membership' which brings you the following benefits:

  • All aspects of Open Membership above
  • A one-hour manager’s consultation to signpost to resources, support business improvement and workforce development, including audit and inspection requirements
  • Care Certificate support package consisting of:
    • Visit and/or telephone and email support to help you meet your care certificate needs
    • 5 x on-line assessment licenses for the Care Certificate
    • Bitesize e-learning packages to input knowledge and understanding for each section of each standard
  • 2 places for the price of one at Optimum’s business conferences designed for Owners and Registered Managers
  • Inclusive access to SCils on-line learning resources for all staff
  • Access to 20 other on-line assessments on subjects of your choice
  • Advance notification of any fully or partially subsidised learning opportunities
  • Preferential membership rates for all learning events, conferences and services
  • Access to workforce and business development support and guidance via e-mail, and telephone

Membership forms