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    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
    South Gloucestershire Council names Brunelcare as primary social care provider

    South Gloucestershire Council names Brunelcare as primary social care provider

    The charity Brunelcare is celebrating the news that South Gloucestershire Council has named Brunelcare as the primary provider responsible for delivering care, support and reablement services within the following areas: Hanham, Kingswood, Longwell Green, Cadbury Heath, Warmley, Downend, Emersons Green, Wick and Marshfield. Brunelcare is a well established care provider and in over 75 years […]

    1st March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Lewes Clarriots Care branch brings 70 jobs over three years

    Lewes Clarriots Care branch brings 70 jobs over three years

    A new home care provider has opened its doors in Lewes with the expectation of creating around 70 new jobs over the next three years. Clarriots Care has 10 years of home care experience and was delighted to have the Lewes MP Maria Caulfield in attendance at their recent launch party to officially open their […]

    14th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Surrey Choices feature in new Channel 5 series

    Surrey Choices feature in new Channel 5 series

    Social care provider Surrey Choices will feature on a new Channel 5 series which started last week.   ‘Special Needs Employment Agency’ tells the story of six extraordinary young people who, with the right support, take their first tentative steps towards independence. From a mechanic with Asperger’s to a trainee teaching assistant with cerebral palsy, […]

    8th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    More needs to be done to avoid disaster in the care sector

    More needs to be done to avoid disaster in the care sector

    A Shropshire Care Company Director says more needs to be to done to draw people into the care sector to help with a deficit of carers – and so is increasing pay by 10% and offering extra perks.    Ian Barnes, Director of award-winning Bluebird Care Shropshire, based in Shrewsbury, is trying to attract people to the […]

    12th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    Healthcare workers blame skills shortages on poor patient care

    Healthcare workers blame skills shortages on poor patient care

    The majority of UK healthcare workers (89.7%) believe that worsening skills shortages are reducing levels of patient care, with 77.5% believing that low salaries are to blame for the lack of talent in this sector, according to data from job site, CV-Library. The study, which explored the attitudes of over 1,000 healthcare workers towards key […]

    4th July 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
    Real apprenticeships will revolutionise social care

    Real apprenticeships will revolutionise social care

    A high-flying care organisation from Wales is launching a two-year apprenticeship scheme – with 100 places up for grabs every year. Pioneering Pendine Park has already invested more than £750,000 in developing the training programme that’s set to revolutionise staff development in the social care sector. The structure of the Pendine Pathway programme that will […]

    23rd November 2015 | By | Reply More
    Award-winning NorseCare appoints de Poel health+care

    Award-winning NorseCare appoints de Poel health+care

    Norfolk’s largest care home provider, NorseCare Ltd has appointed the UK’s leading independent experts in managing the supply of temporary staff to the healthcare sector, de Poel health+care.   Based in Norwich, NorseCare manages 23 residential care homes and 14 housing with care schemes across the Norfolk area providing 24-hour care and support for all […]

    28th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    Staggering 14.2 million working days lost in social care

    Staggering 14.2 million working days lost in social care

    More than 14.2 million working days every year in the social care sector are lost to the interruptions caused by the demands of multitasking, according to Randstad Care.   In a comprehensive poll of social care employees, the specialist recruitment agency found that workers were interrupted from a key task by other distractions an average […]

    1st October 2015 | By | Reply More
    New Nurse Plus branch launched by the Mayor of Doncaster

    New Nurse Plus branch launched by the Mayor of Doncaster

    Award-winning care provider Nurse Plus celebrated the opening of its new Doncaster branch this week with a launch party hosted at their new offices on South Parade, Doncaster. Nurse Plus was established in 2005 by a group of experienced healthcare and recruitment experts. Since then the company has grown rapidly, with over 40 branches now […]

    24th September 2015 | By | Reply More
    Bright Care’s growth sparks move to new, bigger offices in Edinburgh

    Bright Care’s growth sparks move to new, bigger offices in Edinburgh

    Bright Care, the fast-growing Scottish domiciliary care provider, has moved to new, enlarged offices at Liberton Brae on the south side of Edinburgh.   The new 2,000 square foot facility which is configured over two floors, is the latest advance in the company’s growth strategy, building on its existing group portfolio of offices in Edinburgh, […]

    8th May 2015 | By | Reply More
    Launch of new Code for care profession that will help transform care standards in Wales

    Launch of new Code for care profession that will help transform care standards in Wales

    In one of the most significant developments for care outside of the new Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act, the Care Council is today launching a new Code of Professional Practice. The new Code sets the standards all social workers and social care practitioners should work to in Wales and what is expected of them […]

    29th April 2015 | By | Reply More
    Eighteen new care jobs created in Perth

    Eighteen new care jobs created in Perth

    Bright Care, the fast-growing Scottish domiciliary care provider, is planning to create at least 18 new jobs with the opening of a new office in Perth which will provide its award-winning services across the county.   The new facility, which will open in the summer of 2015, is the latest advance in the company’s growth […]

    26th February 2015 | By | Reply More
    Home care company in Cardiff proving a real success story

    Home care company in Cardiff proving a real success story

    A company providing high quality home care to people in the Cardiff area has got off to a flying start, attracting clients and creating jobs for the area. Just six weeks after opening, Heritage Healthcare Cardiff has expanded into new premises, with better facilities, to cope with demand for its services and enable the business […]

    18th February 2015 | By | Reply More
    Paignton care providers high street presence set to increase business and create jobs locally

    Paignton care providers high street presence set to increase business and create jobs locally

    Care provider Baycare Domiciliary Care Limited has expanded into new premises in a central location in Paignton and is looking forward to the opportunities this will present. The Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”) funded the purchase through the provision of a six figure bank loan.   Baycare is the established business of four directors who […]

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