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    Recruiting for values, not qualifications, can help you find more of the right people

    Recruiting for values, not qualifications, can help you find more of the right people

    Skills for Care is working with four local initiatives that put values, individuality, diversity and life experience at the heart of adult social care recruitment.   Jeanine Willoughby, Project Manager at Skills for Care says: “Recruitment should be about talent, not background. To meet the growing demand for workers, social care employers need innovative ways […]

    25th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Seeing the potential in people can boost your recruitment

    Seeing the potential in people can boost your recruitment

    Some people face barriers to moving into work, and not everyone has recent experience or qualifications to support them. However, people from all kinds of backgrounds can have the right values to work in our sector. Taking an open approach to your recruitment can help adult social care employers to recruit from a wider talent […]

    19th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    6 Ways to Boost Staff Retention in Your Care Home

    6 Ways to Boost Staff Retention in Your Care Home

     StriveCare have examined the working methods of the few care homes that have the lowest staff turnover rates – those that lose less than 1 in 10 of their staff each year. They wanted to discover if there are any common practices these care homes employ to retain staff. And there are. In this free […]

    13th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    HC-One begins recruitment drive after a year of successes

    HC-One begins recruitment drive after a year of successes

    After winning a swathe of awards for providing exceptional care in 2017, the last two months have seen HC-One team members achieve national acclaim after wins at various national awards along with further nominations at each. As well as colleagues’ individual success, HC-One was also a finalist for the Care Home Group of the Year Award at […]

    29th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Social Care charity looks to encourage local students into sector

    Social Care charity looks to encourage local students into sector

    A local social care and support services charity is hoping to encourage students in Redbridge to progress into the sector at the New City College Careers Fair.     Vibrance, a social care provider situated across London and the South East, will be attending the fair, taking place at the Redbridge College Campus on the […]

    6th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    New Lytham St Anne’s £12.5 million care home appoints manager

    New Lytham St Anne’s £12.5 million care home appoints manager

    With build well underway and the official opening of the care home scheduled for this summer, New Care has appointed Lorraine Disley as registered manager at The Hamptons Care Centre on Main Drive in Lytham St Anne’s.   In her new role, Lorraine will take responsibility for the soon-to-open, state-of-the-art 76-bed care facility, including all […]

    1st June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care group makes pledge to improve social care with commitment to care staff

    Care group makes pledge to improve social care with commitment to care staff

    A care home group in the South East, Forest Healthcare, has pledged to fight an industry-wide reputation for poor pay and conditions with a commitment to salaries above the living wage and career development packages via their Talent Strategy to attract and retain a higher calibre of carers and staff.    Forest Healthcare, which has […]

    27th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care providers invited to give their opinion on Brexit and migrant workers

    Care providers invited to give their opinion on Brexit and migrant workers

    Launch of Inquiry by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration: “Beyond the highly skilled – The Needs of other Economic Migration Stakeholders” The All-Parliamentary Party Group (APPG) for Migration today launched an official inquiry into the effects of Brexit on immigration. The theme of the inquiry – Beyond the highly skilled – the needs of […]

    2nd February 2017 | By | Reply More
    Regardless of Brexit social care remains a central issue

    Regardless of Brexit social care remains a central issue

    What does Brexit mean for the care sector? Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England, the largest representative body for independent social care providers, met with senior officials from the Treasury yesterday.  Professor Martin Green, Care England Chief Executive, says: “Whilst we understand that the Treasury, and all other Government departments, will be exercised […]

    28th 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
    North West MPs back #caringheroes campaign

    North West MPs back #caringheroes campaign

    An initiative to highlight the sterling work done by the care industry’s unsung heroes has been backed by two North West MPs.   National care operator Springhill Care Group launched the high profile campaign earlier this year, encouraging the industry to think more about the people who work behind the scenes.   Recently Professor Martin […]

    18th April 2016 | 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
    Care home company to pay above Governments National Living Wage

    Care home company to pay above Governments National Living Wage

    Hartford Care is a growing care company which currently operates a total of 12 homes with 7 in and around the New Forest and Southampton area.  They have a real mission to become both the Home of choice for older people and also the employer of choice for fantastic care staff.  Treating its team members […]

    13th November 2015 | By | Reply More
    The Social Care Commitment – Improving public confidence in social care

    The Social Care Commitment – Improving public confidence in social care

    The Social Care Commitment is two years old. Since its launch, 3,000 social care employers have signed the sector’s promise to deliver high quality social care. Of those 3,000 employers, many are reporting that the commitment is helping them raise their CQC ratings and induct new care staff. 85% of signed up employers surveyed said […]

    19th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    Twenty new care jobs to be created in Shropshire

    Twenty new care jobs to be created in Shropshire

    The Accord Group, one of the largest housing groups in the Midlands, is to create up to 20 new jobs in Telford and Wrekin to deliver care at home services.   The housing provider, which also offers health and social care to 80,000 people across the region, is looking to recruit for personal care assistant […]

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