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SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICE IN WALSALL TO CREATE UP TO 60 JOBS

SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICE IN WALSALL TO CREATE UP TO 60 JOBS

ECHO Supported Living Services is opening a new support service in Walsall to enable local people in long-term hospital placements to return to living in their own community. The six houses,...
RECORD MONTH OF JOB APPLICATIONS AT HEATHCOTES

RECORD MONTH OF JOB APPLICATIONS AT HEATHCOTES

Heathcotes Group, a Chesterfield-based care provider, has experienced a major surge in demand for jobs in the sector following a record month of applications for support worker positions nationwide....
Bluebird Care Behind the Growing Home Care Trend

Behind the Growing Home Care Trend

Live-in care, where a professional carer lives with their client, is an increasingly popular alternative to care homes. To better understand why, Bluebird Care presents some stories from the people...
Hft Support Worker Kevin Hope

HEROIC SUPPORT WORKER SAVES A LIFE

A support worker from Northumberland has been recognised for his lifesaving first aid action earlier this year while at work supporting people with learning disabilities. Kevin Hope works for...
Colin Ramwell, Head of Recruitment at Heathcotes Group

HEATHCOTES LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE

Care provider Heathcotes Group has launched a nationwide recruitment drive to assist its frontline teams in meeting the challenge of the ongoing coronavirus crisis. With many sectors in lockdown...
Fall in Social Care Job Applicants

SOCIAL CARE JOB APPLICATIONS FALL, DESPITE MORE ADVERTS

Applications for social care jobs dropped by 13.4% in January, according to the latest data from online jobs board CV-Library. The study, which explored job market data from January 2020 and...
Novacare Jobs Board

NOVACARE LAUNCHES DEDICATED CARE SECTOR JOBS BOARD

Novacare, service and solutions provider for the care industry, has developed Scotland’s first dedicated jobs board for the care sector. The online portal will serve as a single-source,...
The appointment of Rachel Thompson, hosted by Dementia UK and funded by the Lewy Body Society, will see her working exclusively on Lewy body dementia for the next two years.

NEW NURSING ROLE CREATED FOR LEWY BODY DEMENTIA

Dementia specialist support provider Dementia UK and Lewy Body Society, a charity which funds research and raises awareness of this dementia subtype, have jointly announced the appointment of the...
Adult social care’s economic contribution has increased to £40.5 billion, according to research carried out by Skills for Care.

ADULT SOCIAL CARE CONTRIBUTES £40.5 BILLION TO ECONOMY

Adult social care’s economic contribution has increased to £40.5 billion, according to research carried out by Skills for Care. The new figure was revealed in Skills for Care’s...
The adult social care workforce in England has grown to 1.49 million workers, according to a new report from Skills for Care.

ADULT SOCIAL CARE WORKFORCE GROWS TO 1.49 MILLION PEOPLE

The adult social care workforce in England has grown to 1.49 million workers, according to a new report from Skills for Care. The latest jump in worker numbers was revealed in Skills for...

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