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Greensleeves Care partners with City & Guilds on recruitment programme

Paul Newman II

Greensleeves Care is partnering with City & Guilds on a pioneering workforce programme.

As a founding partners, the leading care charity has become the first employer in England to welcome applications from individuals who have completed the City & Guilds Skills Bridge, Step into Social Care programme.

Paul Newman, Chief Executive at Greensleeves Care, (pictured) said: “We believe that amazing care starts with amazing people. And amazing people come from all backgrounds. We have interviewed applicants from a range of industries, including haulage and logistics, warehousing, hospitality and retail, and have great success stories of how well they have fitted into our organisation.

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“When we recruit, we look for values. If someone has the right attitude and a commitment to caring for our residents, we can teach them the skills they need for the job.”

New research launched by City & Guilds Group shows that while two-thirds (65%) of people interviewed are expecting the jobs market to be worse in 2021, only 16% of respondents are clear that their skills can benefit a different industry such as social care.

If you wish to find out more about the Step into Social Care programme, please visit:

https://www.cityandguilds.com/what-we-offer/learners/step-into-social-care

To download a copy of Building Bridges towards Social Care report, please visit:

https://www.cityandguildsgroup.com/research/building-bridges-towards-future-jobs

For more information on how you can join social care please visit https://www.greensleeves.org.uk/home/careers/join-social-care/

 

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