Private, Independent and Voluntary Sector (PIV)

Local councils with social services responsibilities commission public, private and voluntary sector providers to deliver services that meet the needs of their local population.

Walsall Council Learning and Development Team provide a range of learning and Development opportunities for staff working in the social care sector across Walsall. Please view the Adult Social Care Provider Service Learning & Development Brochure.

The Care Certificate is an agreed set of 15 minimum standards that define the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors. Please view the Care Certificate standards.



In partnership with Forward Carers and Midland Mencap, Walsall Council is launching a brand new Carers Hub offering free advice and support to carers in Walsall. Please view the Carers Hub information page.

If you are a carer and need support or advice, please contact