Friday, February 3, 2023

Minster “strongly endorses” recommendations in new workforce report

A list of recommendations revealed in the Report of the Strategic Workforce Advisory Group have been "strongly endorsed" by Mary Butler.

New app celebrating best practice in social care launches

The Outstanding Society (OS) has launched a new app to share and celebrate best practice in the social care sector.

“Ending off-contract agency use has to happen” says Swann

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced measures to eliminate the use of off-contract agencies.

Four Seasons Health Care seeks ‘operational turnaround’ as CFO departs

James Potts will step in as finance director for corporate activities, while Rachel Peacock will take on the role of finance director for operations

Over 150 jobseekers register for HCCI Home Care Recruitment Day

The recruitment day matched interested jobseekers with potential employers among HCCI’s members and was open to jobseekers interested in a career in home care nationwide.

Northern Irish home care waiting list grows 60% in a year...

A £23 million funding package introduced in late 2021 has done little to improve the country’s growing waiting lists for home care.

Ann’s Nursing Care launches large-scale recruitment drive

The provider is claiming to be hiring as many as 130 people to fill roles like registered nurse and healthcare assistant positions

Ireland becomes ‘more attractive’ place for foreign workers in boost to...

The Irish Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment is making big moves to make life easier for non-EEA workers which will be music to the ears of health and social care providers amid the ongoing staffing crisis.

GUEST COLUMN: Rewarding potential to retain

Phil Orton, chief people officer with adult health & social care charity Making Space, discusses the importance of rewarding workers in order to keep them in the care sector.

GUEST COLUMN: How to choose the right career path

Becky Hogan, Talent and Learning Director at Bupa Global & UK, discusses how people can get themselves on the right career path. She explains what attributes are important for a role in the care sector, and offers anxiety reducing tips.

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