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July’s Virtual Conference

Our monthly meeting took place yesterday and thank you to everyone that attended.

Our panel for this months topic of ‘Retention & Recruitment’ was made up of the following colleagues.

  • Amanda Ashworth – Skills for Care – Project Manager Capacity & Transformation.
  • Linda Everet – Nursing and Midwifery Council, Interim Deputy Director.
  • Neil Eastwood – Founder & CEO Care Friends and author of Saving Social Care.
  • James Sage – RWK Goodman Partner HR & Employment Law.
  • Lucy Muchina – Regional Director, RCN South West

The meeting featured really interesting conversations and the ‘chat’ was incredibly busy with examples and links to useful documents, which can be found below.

Useful Rescources shared during meeting.

New report shows filled posts in social care are down for first time on record, highlighting recruitment challenges for sector (Skills for Care)Visit
Maximise retention Webinar (Skills for Care)Visit
Wellbeing Webinars (Skills for Care)Visit
International recruitment (Skills for Care)Visit
Overseas recruitment bite-size guide for social care providers in England (Local Government Assoc)Visit
The 5 Pillars of Direct Care Job Quality (PHI, US)Visit
Tax on trivial benefits (GOV.UK)Visit
Chief Nurse Adult Social Care Awards: nomination forms (DHSC)Visit
Futures is working with Suffolk County Council and Norfolk County Council to deliver a project designed to support both SMEs and participants aged 50 or over. (Futures for you)Visit
Nursing Times Careers Live (Nursing Times)Visit

Support Social Care Heroes have a Social Care Hero Awards – anyone can nominate via social media using #socialcareheroawards and they can win £50 food shopping vouchers, flowers for their home, a hoodie, chocolates etc

Once again many thanks for everyone’s time and please note that there will not be an August event, however you can book your free place to September’s event by clicking here or scanning the below QR code.

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