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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.

26
Aug 21
Article

How the National Care Forum Kickstart Scheme can help you recruit new people into the sector

How the National Care Forum Kickstart Scheme can help you recruit new people into the sector
Thursday 26 August 2021

How the National Care Forum Kickstart Scheme can help you recruit new people into the sector

25
Aug 21
Article

Why apprenticeships can be a positive addition to your recruitment strategy

Why apprenticeships can be a positive addition to your recruitment strategy
Wednesday 25 August 2021

As part of our #RecruitmentReady spotlight we spoke with one care provider about how they've used apprenticeship programmes and the benefits it's had for their organisation and their recruitment strategy. Apprenticeships can also be used as a tool to upskill existing staff into new roles to develop and grow your team from the inside rather than recruiting externally.

24
Aug 21
Article

Five funded initiatives to help you recruit new staff

Five funded initiatives to help you recruit new staff
Tuesday 24 August 2021

Recruitment can be a time consuming process, and there are costs involved, but getting it right means you can get the right people to join your team and ensure you're providing the best care to the people you support. To help you implement an effective recruitment strategy there are several funded initiatives available to support with recruitment of staff. #RecruitmentReady

18
Aug 21
Article

What to look for when employing a personal assistant: real life experiences from individual employers

What to look for when employing a personal assistant: real life experiences from individual employers
Wednesday 18 August 2021

As part of our #RecruitmentReady spotlight we spoke to a number of individual employers to find out more about the recruitment process for hiring their personal assistant and the key values which were important in making their hiring decision.

16
Aug 21
Article

What it's like to work as a personal assistant in social care

What it's like to work as a personal assistant in social care
Monday 16 August 2021

As part of our #RecruitmentReady spotlight we spoke to people working as personal assistants in social care to find more about the role and what it involves.

13
Aug 21
Article

How student work placements can help your recruitment strategy

How student work placements can help your recruitment strategy
Friday 13 August 2021

Rachel Wright, Owner and Registered Manager of In Safe Hands spoke to us about how they've utilised student work placements in their organisation and the benefit this can bring to your recruitment processes and staff morale - get #RecruitmentReady

12
Aug 21
Article

Why I work in care: advice and inspiration from people in the sector

Why I work in care: advice and inspiration from people in the sector
Thursday 12 August 2021

As part of our #RecruitmentReady spotlight we're providing support and information for people who are new to the sector or those considering a career in care to find out more about the different job roles available in the sector and the value of choosing a career in care.

11
Aug 21
Article

What is a personal assistant and how can you get started in the role

What is a personal assistant and how can you get started in the role
Wednesday 11 August 2021

As part of our #RecruitmentReady spotlight we've rounded up information on what's involved in working as a personal assistant and resources to help you get started

10
Aug 21
Article

Nine unexpected careers in social care you may not even know exist

Nine unexpected careers in social care you may not even know exist
Tuesday 10 August 2021

When picturing a career in social care, many may instinctively think of a residential care worker role, providing care and support for people who are older. While a residential care worker is one important and valuable role within social care, the variety of jobs available in the sector stretches far beyond this.

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