Social care

Employability: Turning a crisis into an opportunity

The care sector has found a wealth of applicants with a background in customer services from other sectors hard-hit by the pandemic – a win for the recruits and the clients, writes Colin Cottell

Your recruitment business 30 September 2020

Free courses for adults without A-levels to upskill population

Full funding for college courses offering “skills valued by employers” will be made available from next April to adults without an A-level or equivalent qualification, the government is to announce today, according to national news sources.

Morgan Hunt unveils new branding and website

Morgan Hunt today has unveiled new branding and new-look website.

Your recruitment business 23 September 2020

NHS Employers warns social care could collapse without international recruitment

NHS Employers, the employers’ organisation for the NHS in England, warns that the country’s social care system could collapse without recruiting internationally for staff.

Care sector in recruitment crisis under new immigration changes

Recruitment for care workers in the UK could become even harder under changes to the UK immigration system that were announced yesterday, it is feared. 

Action needed to avert labour market crisis, says report

With unemployment widely expected to rise over the coming months as the government furlough scheme is withdrawn, a new report has called on the government to take a two-pronged approach to avert a labour market crisis.

Tales from the front: How Covid-19 has changed social care recruitment

The Covid-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves throughout the entire economy, with many sectors quickly having to adapt to the ‘new normal’.

Campaigns for care to get people in social care across London and England

Last week, recruiter.co.uk reported on a drive launched by the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) across England, ‘Care for Others, Make A Difference’, to encourage more people to consider roles in the social care sector.

Government puts out national call to attract more care workers

A new national recruitment drive has launched to bring “thousands more people” into social care jobs. 

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 JANUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: 15Five, Amerit Consulting, Brilliant Jobs, Creative Industry Showcase, Glassdoor, KDR Recruitment, Novacare, Odgers Interim

Supplier, Diversity/Inclusion 20 January 2020

MiddletonMurray looks to buy up recruitment firms in 2020

Apprenticeship training provider and Apprenticeship Levy consultancy MiddletonMurray is hitting the acquisition trail in 2020.

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 JANUARY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Adecco Group, Jobtrain, NHS Professionals, Pedersen & Partners, Service Care Solutions, Tile Hill Executive Recruitment

Supplier, Technology 13 January 2020

Northampton recruits social prescribing link workers

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership has launched a campaign to recruit more social prescribing link workers at general practices.

In-house recruitment 10 January 2020

Government’s nursing bursary plans don’t go far enough

The government’s plans to reintroduce student bursaries of up to £8k a year do not go far enough, according to the corporate director of one of the country’s leading nurse recruiters.

In-house recruitment 18 December 2019

Antal’s Goodwin says IR35 ‘bigger issue than Brexit’

Group chairman and CEO at Antal International Tony Goodwin has told Recruiter that although the certainty of the election result will boost the recruitment industry, IR35 is now a bigger issue.

Job market remains challenging says latest Report on Jobs

UK labour market conditions have remained challenging in November, according to the latest KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation, ‘UK Report on Jobs’.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Allthetopbananas.com, Birchrose Associates, Candidate.ID, NES Global Talent, The Best Connection, Thornhills, Totaljobs Group, TS Grale, WeMa Care

Supplier, Temporary workforce 5 November 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Berwick Partners, Energi People, Irwin Mitchell, Korn Ferry, Pedersen & Partners, Service Care Solutions, Yolk Recruitment, Zempleo

In-house recruitment 4 November 2019

Employer confidence plummets amid Brexit uncertainty

Employer confidence in the UK economy has dropped to its joint-lowest level since mid-2016, according to the latest JobsOutlook report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). 

Analysis, REC 30 October 2019

New care centre to create 100+ jobs in North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire’s care sector is being boosted to the tune of 130 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 25 October 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 21-25 OCTOBER 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Abodoo, Apps IT, Back2businessship, Coople, Friisberg & Partners International, Hortor, Hudson Freelance, Odgers Interim, Sirenum

Supplier, Temporary workforce 21 October 2019

Care home residents recruit staff

Residents at a care home were asked to help recruit a deputy manager. Roisin Woolnough reports

In-house recruitment 17 October 2019

Perm placements down again but temp billings up slightly

Brexit uncertainty continued to hit hiring activity in September, according to the latest Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) KPMG Report on Jobs.

Care home residents take over recruitment to find the right staff

Residents at a care home in Edinburgh have taken recruitment into their own hands as the home looks to hire a new deputy manager.

Get UK’s businesses back doing business says latest REC report

Employer hiring intentions remain positive despite continued Brexit uncertainty, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

25 September 2019
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