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Home Instead carer launches search for 10,000 new caregivers over next two years

Home Instead carer launches search for 10,000 new caregivers over next two years

When mum-of-one Suraya Alvi was diagnosed with a brain tumour, she pledged to return to her dream job – if she walked away with her health. Suraya, aged 40, was working as a carer when she was told that a tumour was the cause of the hearing loss she’d been experiencing. As she was wheeled […]

6th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Leaked Brexit report on EU migration policy will create ‘a perfect storm’ for social care

Leaked Brexit report on EU migration policy will create ‘a perfect storm’ for social care

The ability of the homecare sector to recruit and retain sufficient care workers will be significantly challenged if proposals contained in a leaked Home Office paper on EU migration policy are implemented, says the United Kingdom Homecare Association, the professional body for domiciliary care providers. UKHCA notes that this is a leaked report, which the […]

6th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Nest Homecare Windsor expands care team

Nest Homecare Windsor expands care team

Nest Homecare are delighted to announce the expansion of their Care Team with the appointment of Elizabeth Ellis as Care Coordinator. Elizabeth joins Nest Homecare with extensive experience in the industry having previously worked as a Care Worker, Senior Care Worker and Assistant Care Coordinator in the Berkshire area. Elizabeth will be responsible for staff […]

4th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Danshell promote dedicated Lorna to Manager at Willow House in Edgbaston

Danshell promote dedicated Lorna to Manager at Willow House in Edgbaston

Danshell Group has promoted Lorna Featherstone to Manager of Willow House in Edgbaston, Birmingham.   Lorna has worked for Danshell since qualifying in 2012 and her dedication and skills have seen her progress successfully. She was previously Deputy Manager at another of the company’s services, Wast Hill Hospital in Kings Norton, Birmingham.   The team […]

30th March 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 […]

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Brexit means Brexit but what does that mean to the care sector?

Brexit means Brexit but what does that mean to the care sector?

Following concerns that a loss of EU workers as a result of Brexit could lead to the UK care system collapsing, Nick Sanderson, CEO at Audley Retirement Villages comments. Nick Sanderson, CEO, Audley Retirement Villages commented: “In an economy that has become increasingly dependent on an EU migrant workforce, the care sector is no exception. […]

16th December 2016 | By | Reply More
The Fremantle Trust appoints Regional Director for Older People’s Services

The Fremantle Trust appoints Regional Director for Older People’s Services

Charity and care provider, The Fremantle Trust, has announced the appointment of Jo Head as Regional Director of Older People’s Services. Jo’s career with The Fremantle Trust began 15 years ago when she took on the role of Assistant Manager at Holmer Green-based care home, Cherry Garth. She went on to manage a further four […]

13th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Coverage Care Services strengthens leadership team with new board appointments

Coverage Care Services strengthens leadership team with new board appointments

A leading Midlands not-for-profit care provider has further strengthened its board with two key appointments. Coverage Care Services, which runs 14 residential and nursing homes in the Shropshire, has announced Val Beint and Debbie Price as new board directors. Val Beint, a qualified social worker, takes up a new non-executive role. Val is a former […]

12th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Audley Care commits to enhanced contracts for care staff during Living Wage Week

Audley Care commits to enhanced contracts for care staff during Living Wage Week

As part of its ongoing commitment to being at the forefront of care provision, Audley Care has offered enhanced contracts to all of its care staff. It has become one of the first UK providers to offer all 231 Personal Care Assistants permanent contracts, which includes a contributory pension and benefits.   Paul Morgan, Operations […]

31st October 2016 | By | Reply More
Bramley Health on recruitment drive for inspiring nurses and healthcare professionals

Bramley Health on recruitment drive for inspiring nurses and healthcare professionals

Bramley Health is inviting inspiring nurses and healthcare professionals to visit its exhibit at Priory Meadows Shopping Centre in Hastings.   The health and social care provider is keen to provide potential recruits with information about the specialist training and development they offer.   Bramley Health will have a stand in the Sussex shopping centre […]

17th August 2016 | By | Reply More
SureCare Hereford celebrates new management team with recruitment of 22 new care staff

SureCare Hereford celebrates new management team with recruitment of 22 new care staff

Two businessmen have joined forces to run leading care company SureCare Hereford. Philip Martyn-Smith and Alistair Trow have taken on 22 staff since they took over the management of the franchise earlier this year – and are looking for more highly trained and experienced people to join the team. SureCare Hereford provides care for elderly […]

22nd June 2016 | By | Reply More
Tyneside homecare provider creates hundreds of jobs as part of major expansion

Tyneside homecare provider creates hundreds of jobs as part of major expansion

Tyneside homecare provider EveryDay has unveiled plans to create hundreds of jobs in response to soaring demand for its services.   The social enterprise, which is owned by Age UK North Tyneside, provides a range of services that help people over the age of 18 to live independently in their own home.   Now North […]

15th June 2016 | By | Reply More
New five star care home to create sixty care jobs on Merseyside

New five star care home to create sixty care jobs on Merseyside

A brand new purpose-built care home will open its doors in May next year, creating up to 60 full and part-time jobs for the Merseyside economy, thanks to a multimillion pound development package from Yorkshire Bank.   Damfield Park care home will provide five star luxury care for the elderly, serving the needs of the […]

27th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Banbury residential care home to create fifty new care jobs

Banbury residential care home to create fifty new care jobs

A Banbury nursing home will create 50 new jobs after doubling its capacity, with the support of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks. Green Pastures Christian Nursing Home has started construction of a new state-of-the-art 60 bed facility which will increase the capacity of the old unit by 100%. The town centre residence will specialise in care […]

18th May 2016 | By | Reply More
We are looking for passionate, kind and motivated individuals to provide care

We are looking for passionate, kind and motivated individuals to provide care

Elderly Care Unit Staff Nurse Open Day – Friday 12th February How would you feel about providing elderly care to one of the most diverse and vibrant populations in London? We have a wide mix of patients, and we have a reputation for providing them with an exceptional level of safe and compassionate care. We […]

10th February 2016 | By | Reply More
Care Council for Wales launches Caring with Pride campaign

Care Council for Wales launches Caring with Pride campaign

The Care Council for Wales has launched a new campaign and workbook to support its new Code of Professional Practice for Social Care. The campaign encourages social care workers across Wales, whether registered or not, to Care with Pride by completing an online workbook and short knowledge test designed to support and enhance their knowledge […]

1st February 2016 | By | Reply More
Why not start the New Year with a new job in care?

Why not start the New Year with a new job in care?

A Surrey supported living service for adults with learning disabilities is appealing to local people considering a new job for the New Year to think about opportunities in the care sector.   Sharon Meyers who leads the team at Wren Park, a large detached house which provides a home for up to 17 people with […]

28th December 2015 | By | Reply More
West Sussex care home complete with opening planned for April 2016

West Sussex care home complete with opening planned for April 2016

Family-owned Colten Care has completed the building phase of its forthcoming Chichester care home, its first in West Sussex.   The 72-bedroom Wellington Grange, by the corner of Broyle Road and Wellington Road, is on track to create up to 120 local jobs when it opens in April 2016.   The Mayor of Chichester, Councillor […]

21st December 2015 | By | Reply More
Lancashire care group calls more people into care industry job roles

Lancashire care group calls more people into care industry job roles

  A leading Lancashire care group is encouraging more people to join the care industry at all levels as demand for high quality care grows.   The family-run Mosaic Care Group, based in Preston, is highlighting the case for working in care and says there are plenty of employment opportunities available.   The call from […]

21st December 2015 | By | Reply More
Northern based care group announce pay rise above National Living Wage

Northern based care group announce pay rise above National Living Wage

Ideal Carehomes has today announced that it will be paying all their staff above living wage, despite inflation being near 0% for the past year.  The lowest paid in the organisation will now therefore be paid £7.50p/h. This represents a 15% increase on Ideal’s current lowest wage.  Ideal has a strong family feel within the […]

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