Finding and keeping workers
Skills for Care has a range of information on finding and keeping workers, including how to widen your recruitment options, finding the right people and guidance on retaining employees.
Values based recruitment
Using a values based approach in your recruitment and retention has the potential to unlock new pools of candidates who are likely to perform well and stay with you. Read the Skills for Care toolkit on Values Based Recruitment
Working with the Department of Health and Social Care
The Department for Health and Social Care are running a national recruitment campaign When you care, every day makes a difference. Accompanying the campaign is an Adult Social Care Recruitment Toolkit which you may find useful for your own recruitment along with other resources on the website.
Care Friends App
The Care Friends employee referral app, officially launched in partnership with Skills for Care, aims to improve recruitment and retention of social care employees by using recommendations from existing employees.
You can find out more by visiting the Care Friends website which includes a short video.