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Sep 21
Article

Interview: the importance of references in social care

Interview: the importance of references in social care
Wednesday 22 September 2021

We spoke with Dominic Headley, founder and director of Dominic Headley and Associates a specialist consultancy providing training and advice to employers to support safeguarding and safe and fair recruitment. Gain and provide effective references and explore why this is so important in the social care sector.

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Sep 21
Article

Using social media and digital content to support recruitment in social care

Using social media and digital content to support recruitment in social care
Thursday 16 September 2021

Social media has become a huge part of most people's everyday lives – so, it's no surprise that social media has also become an important part of the recruitment process across all sectors, including social care. We spoke with social care recruiters and managers to find out how they're using social media to support their recruitment activity.

15
Sep 21
Article

Fantastic social care candidates and where to find them

Fantastic social care candidates and where to find them
Wednesday 15 September 2021

When it comes to providing high-quality care and support, finding the right people for your organisation is key. That's why an effective and targeted approach to recruitment, which reaches people with the right values to work in social care is so important.

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Sep 21
Blog

What is values-based recruitment?

What is values-based recruitment?
Monday 13 September 2021

Values-based leadership and wellbeing coach and trainer Kerry Cleary talks to us about what values-based recruitment actually means, and how this can be embedded through each stage of the recruitment process.

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Sep 21
Article

Interview: what values-based recruitment means to us

Interview: what values-based recruitment means to us
Wednesday 8 September 2021

We spoke with Laura McSherry, HR Officer at Active Social Care Ltd - a home, community, and activity based care provider - about what values-based recruitment means to them, and how they embed this through their hiring process.

03
Sep 21
Article

Recruitment round-up: top 10 tools to help with your recruitment activity

Recruitment round-up: top 10 tools to help with your recruitment activity
Friday 3 September 2021

Get #RecruitmentReady Skills for Care provides a range of information to support social care employers with their recruitment activity. We've rounded up ten of our top tools and resources to support you with your recruitment processes.

02
Sep 21
Article

Recruitment checklist: what you need to do when recruiting in social care

Recruitment checklist: what you need to do when recruiting in social care
Thursday 2 September 2021

We've put together a step-by-step checklist for social care employers covering everything you need to do during the recruitment process, from before you even decide you want to hire right through to on-boarding your new member of staff.

02
Sep 21
Article

How to recruit a personal assistant as an individual employer

How to recruit a personal assistant as an individual employer
Thursday 2 September 2021

As part of our #RecruitmentReady spotlight we look at what individual employers need to know when recruiting a personal assistant. Being an individual employer can help you to live independently and in a way that you choose.

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Aug 21
Article

Interview: recruitment expert Neil Eastwood shares his top advice

Interview: recruitment expert Neil Eastwood shares his top advice
Tuesday 31 August 2021

Neil Eastwood started working in social care back in the late 1970s as a child when he helped elderly parishioners in his father's church, before moving on to Allied Healthcare as a Director. Since then, Neil has become a thought leader in the sector.

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Aug 21
Article

Interview: how the Kickstart Scheme helped start my career in social care

Interview: how the Kickstart Scheme helped start my career in social care
Friday 27 August 2021

We spoke with James Bloomfield-Stock as part of our #RecruitmentReady spotlight to find out how he utilised the Kickstart Scheme to get started working in the social care sector.

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