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    Recruitment and retention of capable, valued and supported care staff has never been more critical

    Recruitment and retention of capable, valued and supported care staff has never been more critical

    Findings from the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) ‘Driving Improvement’ report – exploring how adult social care services from across the country have managed to turn around their inspection quality rating from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’ – show that the recruitment and retention of capable, valued and supported staff has never been more critical to achieving the […]

    7th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Special recruitment drive tempts nurses into care

    Special recruitment drive tempts nurses into care

    A nursing home’s recruitment campaign offering new nurse recruits a free holiday in the sun before they start work, is already paying dividends. Saint Cecilia’s Nursing Home in Scarborough launched its new golden hello package on Saturday during Care Home Open Day and has already got half a dozen potential  candidates. The welcome package offers […]

    25th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care home residents delighted by volunteer’s polished performance

    Care home residents delighted by volunteer’s polished performance

    Care home residents were so delighted by the polished performance of the volunteer who came in to do their nails that they wrote to the owners suggesting she should be given a permanent job. Bosses at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham were equally impressed with 45-year-old Sharon Williams and readily agreed to put […]

    2nd March 2018 | By | Reply More
    How can adult social care employers get involved in National Careers Week 2018?

    How can adult social care employers get involved in National Careers Week 2018?

    National Careers and Apprenticeship week will be taking place between 05 and 09 March 2018. It’s a great opportunity to link up with local schools, colleges and job centres to promote adult social care as a positive career choice – and you can help! There are lots of low cost and easy ways you can […]

    12th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    South west care provider begins recruitment drive for care staff

    South west care provider begins recruitment drive for care staff

    Encore is currently recruiting for dedicated nurses, carers and other roles across its established family of care homes.    Encore manages three care homes in Dorset and Hampshire, with Great Oaks in Bournemouth being the latest to open in June last year. Working for Encore is like being part of a family and allows you […]

    2nd February 2018 | By | Reply More
    I Care…Ambassadors spread the word about working in social care

    I Care…Ambassadors spread the word about working in social care

    A national team of I Care…Ambassadors are delivering careers events across England to inspire people to work in adult social care. Over 400 organisations in England are involved in supporting the 700-strong team of ambassadors, who inspire thousands of people to consider a career in social care. They do this through careers activities such as […]

    15th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care providers have your say on a national recruitment campaign in adult social care

    Care providers have your say on a national recruitment campaign in adult social care

    Skills for Care is asking for feedback from across adult social care, to explore how a national recruitment campaign might work for the sector. They’re running an open scoping study to explore how a national recruitment campaign could help the sector attract the right people to take up adult social care roles, and want to […]

    11th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    East Hertfordshire care home to create over fifty care jobs

    East Hertfordshire care home to create over fifty care jobs

    A brand new care home, currently under construction in Buntingford, is creating over 50 job opportunities for local people over the next few months.  Layston Grove on Keen Avenue, is due to open in March 2018 and will provide residential and dementia care to 66 residents in luxurious en-suite accommodation. The home will be the […]

    29th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    New Dorset care home to create over 100 care jobs in Poole

    New Dorset care home to create over 100 care jobs in Poole

    More than 100 jobs will be created when a new care home opens in Dorset next year. Construction work is now well underway on Colten Care’s Bourne View in Poole with the art deco-style home due to open in autumn 2018. Speaking at a topping out ceremony, Cllr Lindsay Wilson, Mayor of Poole, described plans […]

    24th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    West Yorkshire care provider takes proactive stance against workplace stress

    West Yorkshire care provider takes proactive stance against workplace stress

    BRADFORD based Czajka Care Group has become one of the UK’s first care operators to take a proactive stance against workplace stress, by incorporating dedicated training into the induction programmes of all its new employees.  Following the initial success of the pilot scheme, the company now plans to offer the training to its entire team […]

    23rd November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Raft of care jobs for Rothley care home

    Raft of care jobs for Rothley care home

    A brand new residential and dementia care home in Rothley is bringing a raft of employment opportunities to the area.  Mountview, which is due to open later this year, will employ nearly 50 local people once it is fully staffed and will provide exciting and fulfilling job opportunities for people who are both experienced in […]

    20th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    New Welwyn Garden City care home to create 60 care jobs

    New Welwyn Garden City care home to create 60 care jobs

    A brand new care facility named Oakview Lodge will create up to 60 jobs for local people. This new care home is located on the site of the old Queen Elizabeth ll Hospital in Welwyn Garden City and will provide essential specialist dementia and residential care, with a philosophy of holding all residents and their […]

    10th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Duston residential and dementia home to create 50 new care jobs

    Duston residential and dementia home to create 50 new care jobs

    A brand new, luxury care home in Duston will create more than 50 new jobs for local people over the next few months.    Timken Grange, which is currently being constructed on the site of the historic British Timken factory, will provide high quality residential and dementia care for 66 people in state-of-the-art accommodation.  The […]

    1st November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Banstead based maritime care home appoints Deputy Clinical Manager to its team

    Banstead based maritime care home appoints Deputy Clinical Manager to its team

    The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s Banstead-based nursing care home, Belvedere House, has welcomed a new Deputy Clinical Manager to its award-winning maritime care team. Alice Mitroi joined Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society nine months ago as a staff nurse, before being appointed as Deputy Clinical Manager earlier this month. As part of her new role, Alice […]

    10th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care home brings 90 jobs to Edinburgh

    Care home brings 90 jobs to Edinburgh

    A new care home based in Cramond, North-West Edinburgh will bring 90 jobs to the city following its opening this winter. Due to open in January 2018, Cramond Residence will be recruiting care teams comprising nurses, dementia team leaders and carers at various grades, activity coordinators, catering, housekeeping, and other support staff. Managed exclusively by […]

    27th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Fifty care jobs created in Paisley

    Fifty care jobs created in Paisley

    Nearly 50 job vacancies are being advertised for a new care home for visually impaired older people in Paisley. Staff are being sought for vision impairment charity Royal Blind’s new service, Jenny’s Well, which is currently under construction in Hawkhead Road. The vacancies are being advertised as part of the first wave of recruitment ahead […]

    1st June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Newton Leys care home creates 30 jobs for the local community

    Newton Leys care home creates 30 jobs for the local community

    A brand new care facility named Lakeview Lodge will create up to 30 jobs for local people. This new care home is located on Jersey Drive, Newton Leys and will provide essential specialist dementia and residential care, with a philosophy of holding all residents and their families are at the heart of everything the homes […]

    19th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Recruitment programme begins for new Altrincham care home

    Recruitment programme begins for new Altrincham care home

    With a brand new, state-of-the-art 57 bed care facility due to open in Sale in ten weeks, Altrincham-based New Care has launched its latest recruitment programme.   The company is actively looking to employ approximately 80 members of staff to work at Ashland Manor, in Ashton-on-Mersey, with a wide range of positions available, including medical, […]

    17th February 2017 | By | Reply More
    New Sutton-in-Ashfield care home to create 50 new care jobs

    New Sutton-in-Ashfield care home to create 50 new care jobs

    A brand new, luxury care home in Sutton-in-Ashfield will create more than 50 new jobs for local people when it opens in April this year.  Kingfisher Court, located on Kingfisher Way, will provide high quality residential and dementia care for 66 elderly people in spacious en-suite accommodation.  The home will open in April following the […]

    13th February 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
    Second Harrogate care home opened by top rated dementia care provider

    Second Harrogate care home opened by top rated dementia care provider

    A £13m state of the art dementia facility has opened its doors in Harrogate, creating 200 jobs. Healthcare construction specialist Projex Building Solutions has delivered Vida Grange, its second project for one of the UK’s leading and ground-breaking dementia care providers, Harrogate-based Vida Healthcare, part of The Rycroft Group. The new 124-bed facility is expected […]

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