Recruitment articles

Care home tempts nurses with holiday in the sun

Care home tempts nurses with holiday in the sun

A Scarborough care home has seen a strong response to its recruitment campaign offering nurses a free holiday in the sun before they start work.

One Housing appoints chair

Steve Douglas, co-chief executive of social housing consultants Altair Ltd and former chief executive of the Housing Corporation, has been appointed the new chair of One Housing.

Jobs data paints a mixed picture of care sector

The latest data has offered a mixed picture of the care jobs market with applications up sharply on a quarter on a quarter basis but down on the previous year.

New guidance for employers to support work experience in social care

The adult social care sector faces challenges to recruit and retain enough of the right people. Skills for Care estimates there are around 345,000 leavers in the sector every year – that’s over 900 every day – and approximately 90,000 vacancies at any given time.

Free holiday offer launched to attract nurses

A Scarborough nursing home is offering free holidays in a bid to attract new nurses.

Church Farm Care appoints quality assurance manager

Amanda Jones has been appointed quality assurance manager at leading dementia and nursing care home provider, Church Farm Care.

Care England calls for NHS and social care workforce parity

Care England has called for a parity of esteem between the NHS and social care workforce.

Former head of NHS nursing strategy joins Belong

Former NHS England head of nursing strategy and commissioning, Stacey McCann, has been appointed chief operation officer at care village operator, Belong.

HC-One bids to boost staff retention and cut agency spending

A pioneering training programme designed to increase staff retention and reduce agency spending has been relaunched by HC-One.

Care home owner blames former staff for Inadequate CQC rating

A care home owner has blamed his former staff after his service was placed into Special Measures by the CQC.