Mental healthcare firm hiring in County Durham

Mental healthcare company Cygnet is recruiting staff for its new North East neuropsychiatric centre.

Bdaily reports that the firm is looking to create up to 50 jobs at Cygnet St William’s, a 12-bed facility in Darlington that will offer care and treatment for men with acquired brain injuries.

Cygnet will fill a mix of full- and part-time posts, including neuropsychiatrist, psychologist, speech and language therapist, senior registered nurses and care and support staff.

The company said the centre will aim to meet the demand for specialist neuropsychiatric services in the North East, ensuring people can be treated close to home and as near to their friends and family as possible.

The centre is due to open in January.

REC highlights dangers of NHS cheapest option despite press claims of overcharging

Despite press reports of recruitment agencies charging the NHS up to almost £4k for a single 24-hour shift, Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) CEO Neil Carberry has written to the secretary of state for health and social care Matt Hancock warning of the dangers of the NHS buying the cheapest option when procuring temporary staff.

16 October 2019

Brexit uncertainty begins to hit UK labour market

Brexit uncertainty is finally hitting the UK’s labour market, it seems, after consistently defying predictions ever since the UK voted to leave the EU in 2016.

15 October 2019


This week’s launches include: Fuelling Productivity board, NES Global Talent, Recruit for Health, The Good Board, The Levy Company, Zegami

New to Market 14 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.

8 October 2019