Social care

Care home residents recruit staff

Residents at a care home were asked to help recruit a deputy manager. Roisin Woolnough reports

In-house recruitment 17 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.

Care home residents take over recruitment to find the right staff

Residents at a care home in Edinburgh have taken recruitment into their own hands as the home looks to hire a new deputy manager.

FSB members want to keep EU trade easy / Ikon : 11591254

Get UK’s businesses back doing business says latest REC report

Employer hiring intentions remain positive despite continued Brexit uncertainty, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

25 September 2019

Recruitment crisis for social care sector, warns Totaljobs

The UK’s social care sector faces a recruitment crisis, according to research from careers site Totaljobs.

Spending review fails to allay IR35 and Brexit worries

The Chancellor’s spending review has done nothing to alleviate concerns about the impact of the impending IR35 off-payroll extension into the private sector or whether the UK has the right skills strategy in place to thrive post-Brexit, according to recruitment and staffing organisations.

5 September 2019

LinkedIn connects with Grimsby jobseekers to explore power of community

Professional network LinkedIn has launched an initiative to explore how the power of community can help people access new jobs and careers in an area that has experienced tough economic challenges. 

Technology, Diversity/Inclusion 3 September 2019

Brexit still dampening employer confidence despite hiring demands

Employer confidence in the UK economy remains low amid continued Brexit uncertainty.

FINANCIALS: US Cross Country Healthcare posts slight decrease in revenue

US healthcare staffing specialist Cross Country Healthcare has posted a marginal decrease in revenue year-on-year, according to Q2 2019 results.

Financials 1 August 2019

Hiring needs set to ‘cautious’ amid political uncertainty

Political uncertainty is continuing to cause caution among hirers, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s latest JobsOutlook.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 JULY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adepto, CV-Library, HireXtra, Morgan Hunt, Job Sender, Recruitive Software, SaaS Holdings, SCP Aberdeen, Search Consultancy, WhiteHat

Northants recruits social prescribers to help wellbeing

Northamptonshire Clinical Commissioning Group is to recruit ‘social prescribers’ to work with 11 primary care networks that serve the GP practices in the county.

In-house recruitment 5 July 2019

Hiring intentions rise as employer confidence improves

The UK may be facing a Brexit-induced constitutional crisis, but a new report indicates that employers are preparing to carry on hiring regardless.

Report reveals effect of uncertainty on hiring plans

Brexit uncertainty has continued to take its toll on hiring, with activity remaining muted in May.

ID Medical launches turnaround service for care homes and hospitals

ID Medical has launched a turnaround service for care homes and hospitals due to client demand as a result of growing pressures on the healthcare sector.

End of downward trend in confidence due to Brexit extension, says JobsOutlook

The extension to the UK’s Brexit date to this autumn has caused a marginal increase in confidence in the economy, says the latest JobsOutlook.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 27-31 MAY 2019

This week’s launches include: BAPN, Broster Buchanan, Filme, Nannyjob, NRL, Talentful

New approach needed to retain and recruit mental health nurses

The UK government needs an entirely new approach that prioritises retention as well as recruitment to arrest the alarming decline in mental health nurse numbers.

Home care service looks to recruit for 100 roles in Scotland

A newly-launched home health service is calling on social care professionals to apply for one of the 100 live-in care roles on offer across Scotland.

In-house recruitment 14 May 2019

Rudd announces softening of ‘counter-productive’ benefits sanctions

Financial sanctions against people who fail to attend job interviews or show that they are actively looking for work will be limited to six months, Amber Rudd, secretary of state for Work & Pensions, has announced.

10 May 2019

East Midlands hospitals hold recruitment open days

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KGH) and hospitals in Leicester are holding recruitment open days in May.

Care jobs as home care company expands in Leicestershire

Leicestershire’s care sector is to be boosted by 60 new jobs.

Employers turn to temps as Brexit uncertainty rises

Pessimism about the economic prospects for the UK economy has led to a dramatic increase in the number of employers turning to temporary agency labour.

APPOINTMENTS: 15-18 APRIL 2019

This week’s appointments include: Cross Country Healthcare, Eames Consulting Group, HireRight, JVP Group, Orbis Education and Care, The Portfolio Group, Tile Hill Executive Recruitment, Woodrow Mercer Finance

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 APRIL 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Brightwork, CV-Library, Erecruit, Hays, Innovantage, Morson, Outsource UK, RZ Group, Sopra Steria Recruitment

Analysis, Supplier 8 April 2019

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