Category: Staffing

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Agincare opens nominations for 2024 awards

Agincare has opened nominations for its annual awards ceremony honouring outstanding care and support workers.
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Meallmore care worker receives Nigerian honour for community service

Emmanuel Ubochi, a care assistant at Meallmore's Grove Care Home, has received a prestigious honour ...
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Administrators agree £73k deal to cover staff pay at closed care homes

Administrators have agreed a £73,000 deal to cover in full the unpaid salaries of workers ...
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Property
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Skills for Care celebrates LGBT History Month

Skills for Care is celebrating LGBT History Month throughout February by reflecting on how its ...
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Registrations open for Care Sector’s Got Talent 2024

The spotlight is set to shine once again on the remarkable talents within the care ...
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Right at Home champions social care workforce

Right at Home has shone a spotlight on the social care workforce at the Homecare ...
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Care England launches end-to-end solution to tackle workforce crisis

Care England has partnered with four organisations to offer an end-to-end solution to solving the ...
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Promedica24 recognises employees with special awards

Live-in care provider Promedica24 has presented special awards to a care manager and two carers ...
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Leader warns dependant ban will close another recruitment avenue

MHA chief executive Sam Monaghan has warned a ban on overseas dependants will close another ...
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Research shows sharp rise in international students moving into care

New research has revealed a sixfold rise in the number of international students coming into ...
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Research
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Nominate your unsung Care Heroes 2024

Ontex has teamed up with Caring Times once again to reward those working in care ...
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Signature Senior Lifestyle celebrates record breaking retention

Signature Senior Lifestyle has celebrated record breaking colleague retention of 96%.
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Lovett Care commits to 10% salary rise for all team members

Lovett Care has announced it will continue to pay all team members a minimum of ...
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Home Office rules out raising care worker English language requirements

The Home Office has ruled out raising English language care worker requirements despite the tragic ...
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Legal
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Salutem Care and Education launches management graduate scheme

Salutem Care and Education has become one of the first social care operators to launch ...
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Staffing
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Community meets newly appointed care home manager

A South Yorkshire care home has held an event to introduce its newly appointed manager ...
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Council launches drive to get young people into care

A Cornwall Council initiative has been launched to get young people to pursue a career ...
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Exemplar Health Care recruitment campaign seeks ‘dream makers’

Exemplar Health Care has launched a new recruitment campaign focused on helping its service users ...
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Home From Home Care marks 20th anniversary with staff pay rise

Learning disabilities care provider, Home From Home Care, has marked its 20th anniversary by offering ...
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Business
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Priory responds to DHSC announcement on social care workforce

Priory chief executive Rebekah Cresswell has said the government’s announcement on the social care workforce ...
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Staffing
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GMB members vote to strike at HC-One care home

GMB members have voted for strike action at HC-One’s Victoria Park care home in Coventry ...
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Government announces national career pathway for care workers

Wide ranging plans to improve career prospects for care workers have been announced by the ...
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Policy & Politics
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Outstanding care professionals recognised at Surrey Care Awards

Loose Women presenter Judi Love hosted a night of celebration at The Surrey Care Awards ...
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Staffing
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Care home’s rating suspended following BBC Panorama investigation

A Northeast care home has had its rating suspended by the CQC following a BBC ...
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Care UK warns scammers using its name to make ‘fraudulent’ job offers

Care UK has warned scammers are making “unsolicited and fraudulent” job offers to overseas workers ...
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Care group recognises superhero workers

Luxury care group CHD Living highlighted the outstanding work that its care staff do throughout ...
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Council leads the way in paying carers the Real Living Wage

Four in five care homes in Wigan are being delivered by a Real Living Wage ...
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Homecare provider introduces advisory council for registered managers

Homecare provider Right at Home UK has formed a Registered Managers Advisory Council (RMAC) to ...
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Partnership places service user voice at the heart of complex care education

A partnership between Exemplar Health Care and Sheffield Hallam University places the voice of service ...
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Nottinghamshire nursing home celebrates 40th anniversary

Church Farm Care’s Field House nursing home in Radcliffe-on-Trent has marked its 40th anniversary with ...
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Business
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Council-led partnership to promote health and social care careers

A council-led partnership will help people access training and education so they can develop the ...
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Staffing
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Care UK opens doors to inspire future workforce

Care UK has partnered with the Careers & Enterprise Company on its Open Doors project, ...
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Staffing
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Government urged to drop moves to cap overseas care staff

Unions and care groups have called on the government to reject proposals to curb numbers ...
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Staffing
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Care leaders warn immigration clampdown will mean fewer care workers

Care leaders have warned that Home Office proposals to crack down on immigration could deepen ...
3 months
Policy & Politics
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Lovett Care celebrates ‘wonderful team members’ at inaugural awards event

Lovett Care has celebrated wonderful team members who go above and beyond in supporting its ...
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Staffing
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Care group aims to provide staff menopause support

Nellsar Care Homes aims to become a menopause-friendly company after a staff survey revealed a ...
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Runwood Homes announces early increase on National Living Wage

Runwood Homes has announced an above the National Living Wage increase in workers’ salaries.
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GMB says four in ten HC-One members considering leaving over pay

The GMB has said four in ten of its HC-One members are considering leaving due ...
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Barchester Healthcare celebrates outstanding staff members

Barchester Healthcare has celebrated its outstanding staff members at its annual awards event.
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North Yorkshire care group holds glittering awards evening

St Cecilia’s Care Group held its first awards evening at the Crown Spa Hotel in ...
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Business
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Real Living Wage care workers receive pay boost

Staff at accredited Real Living Wage care home operators are set for a pay boost ...
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Staffing
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Modern slavery cases rise 600% in care sector

A new report by a national helpline for victims of modern slavery has revealed an ...
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Staffing
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Skills for Care announces workforce strategy for social care as ‘green shoots’ surface  

Skills for Care has announced plans to develop a 15-year workforce strategy for adult social ...
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Research
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Government launches 2023 Made with Care Campaign

The next phase of a social care recruitment campaign designed to reach millions of people ...
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Staffing
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HC-One launches nursing preceptorship programme

A nursing preceptorship programme to support newly qualified and registered nurses and increase recruitment and ...
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Clinical
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ACI Care celebrates double triumph at Kent Care Awards

ACI Care’s The Old Rectory care home in Dymchurch has celebrated a double triumph at ...
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Staffing
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Immigration minister highlights ‘very large’ care worker visa numbers

Immigration minister Robert Jenrick has highlighted the “very large” number of people coming to the ...
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Nellsar Care Homes hits half century in overseas nurse programme

Nellsar Care Homes has celebrated passing the half century mark in a training programme for ...
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Staffing
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Public supports care home staff pay parity with the NHS

Almost three-quarters (71%) of UK adults believe care home staff should have pay parity with ...
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Policy & Politics
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Three quarters of care homes in Scotland need workers

Over three quarters of care homes in Scotland reported vacancies at the end of 2022, ...
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Staffing
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GMB accuses council of underpaying care workers

The GMB union has accused Sunderland City Council of using an arm’s length organisation to ...
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Staffing
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Sanctuary Care recognised for strong staff support

Care provider Sanctuary Care has been recognised for its outstanding employee support by achieving Investors ...
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Management
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Migrant care workers fear for their future with visas set to expire

Foreign nationals at two Edinburgh care homes fear they may be deported with their families ...
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Staffing
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Glasgow care workers launch two-day strike over pay and conditions

A two-day strike by care workers has been launched at three Glasgow care homes in ...
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Social care recruitment events announced in Cornwall

A new series of social care recruitment events have been announced by a partnership initiative ...
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Iron pumping care home manager goes for glory

A care home manager with a passion for body building is aiming for glory after ...
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Skills for Care launches ethical recruitment campaign

Skills for Care is supporting social care teams to #Recruit Right with its latest campaign.
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Healthcare firms at risk of missing out on top talent

New industry data has revealed that healthcare firms could be missing out on top talent ...
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Staffing
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Care team racks up 305 years of service

A Healthcare Homes care team in East Sussex has been celebrated for racking up an ...
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Staffing
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Calls to scrap care worker visas following sixfold rise in year to June

New data revealing a sixfold rise in long-term visas for care workers has prompted renewed ...
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Staffing
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Skills for Care added to Official Statistics Order 2023

Skills for Care has become an official statistics provider following its addition to the Official ...
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Staffing
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Scottish Social Services Council launches new careers in care website

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has launched a new improved website designed to promote ...
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Scottish First Minister calls for talks over carer pay dispute

First Minister Humza Yousaf has written to care executives to negotiate with care workers to ...
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HC-One launches new flexible working initiative

HC-One is planning to roll-out a new flexible working initiative to thousands of care professionals ...
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Kent carer helps save retired nurse’s life

A Kent home care worker has helped save her client’s life after becoming worried about ...
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Staffing
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International recruitment specialist raises £2.5m to tackle care worker shortage

International recruitment specialist Borderless has raised £2.5 million in seed funding to tackle care worker ...
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Staffing
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Government seeks views on working in adult social care

Social care staff are being asked to share their experiences of working in care as ...
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Staffing
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OSJCT employees recognised for their exceptional dedication to care

Ten OSJCT employees have been recognised for their exceptional dedication to care.
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Staffing
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Surrey care home holds awards event to recognise staff dedication

A Surrey care home has held a special awards day to recognise the dedication of ...
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Staffing
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Family ‘flabbergasted’ that care home employed 80-year-old nurse

The family of a resident who died after suffering an unexplained head injury at a ...
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Dedicated care home staff celebrate more than 100 years of service

Senior care assistant Kelly Elwell (right) with Newbury Manor owner Shindar Chall Staff at a ...
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Staffing
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Five Bluebird Care franchises become employee-owned

Five franchises of home care provider Bluebird Care have become entirely employee-owned offering over 229 ...
7 months
Staffing
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Migrant workers play key role in increasing social care workforce

Overseas recruitment played a key role in returning the adult social care workforce to growth ...
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Research
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UNISON warns of ‘significant rise’ in exploitation of migrant care staff

UNISON has warned of a “significant rise” in reports of unacceptable treatment of migrant care ...
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Staffing
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Meallmore care home celebrates 10th anniversary

Meallmore’s Antonine House in Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire has celebrated its 10th anniversary.
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Property
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‘Unprecedented’ overseas hires leaves social care workforce vulnerable, report warns

Unprecedented levels of overseas recruitment has left social care vulnerable to competition for health workers ...
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Staffing
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Social care workers share their superpowers

People working in social care are being encouraged to share their superpowers in a new ...
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Staffing
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Nurse strikes end as RCN fails to reach ballot threshold

A strike ballot of RCN members has failed to meet the required threshold for industrial ...
8 months
Staffing
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Care provider says migrant workforce allegations ‘misleading and sensationalist’

Cambian Children Services, part of the CareTech group, has issued a robust response to allegations ...
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Staffing
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Three-quarters of home care staff unpaid for travel between visits, UNISON finds

Three-quarters of home care staff are not being paid for the time it takes to ...
8 months
Staffing
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Walfinch to share insight at largest show dedicated to care managers

Walfinch home care’s team is to provide insight at the largest show dedicated to care ...
8 months
Staffing
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Care Home Heroes winners revealed

David Fielding, handyman at Forest Care’s Cedar Lodge Care Home in Surrey, has been named ...
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People
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New research reveals strong sense of job satisfaction among UK carers

New research has revealed a strong sense of job satisfaction among UK carers despite challenging ...
9 months
Staffing
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The Care Workers’ Charity launches employee grant giving scheme

With the care sector continuing to face a lack of support in 2023, The Care ...
9 months
Staffing
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Skills for Care to help develop positive workplace culture

Skills for Care is providing information and resources to help social care teams develop a ...
9 months
Staffing
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Workforce Development Fund opens for grant applications

Skills for Care’s Workforce Development Fund (WDF) is now open for grant applications for 2023-24.
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Staffing
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New Care becomes first care provider to achieve inclusion and diversity award

New Care has become the UK’s first health and social care organisation to achieve an ...
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Management
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Hull care home appoints senior clinical nursing lead

A residential care home in Hull has recruited a senior clinical nurse to lead its ...
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Clinical
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Staff rack up 145 years of service at Healthcare Homes’ nursing home

Staff at Healthcare Homes’ Barking Hall nursing home in Suffolk have racked up 145 years ...
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Staffing
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Athena Care Homes hosts career pathway session for team members

East Anglian care home company, Athena Care Homes, has hosted a career pathway session for ...
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Staffing
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Nurse numbers reach record levels in the UK

The number of registered nurses, midwives and nursing associates grew by 30,351 to 788,638 in ...
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Clinical
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Agency nurses paying £125 weekly rent to live at Guernsey care home

Agency nurses are paying £125 a week rent to live at a Guernsey care home ...
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Staffing
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EXCLUSIVE: Conference calls for new ‘mind set’ on health and social care integration

NHS and social care leaders came together in London yesterday to discuss workforce wellbeing, integration ...
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Staffing
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Research highlights care sector pay gap

Surrey care workers earn 20% less than those with comparable skills and experience in other ...
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Staffing
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Parklands Care Homes offers £2,000 welcome bonus to new nurses

Scottish care operator Parklands Care Home is offering up to £2,000 as a welcome bonus ...
10 months
Staffing
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Church Farm Care increases salaries to 5% above National Minimum Wage

Nottingham nursing and dementia care home specialist, Church Farm Care, has been named an accredited ...
10 months
Staffing
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Meallmore Group appoints new manager for Greenock care home

Scottish care home operator Meallmore Group has appointed Anne Gardner as the new manager at ...
10 months
Staffing
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Council asks care providers to pay workers additional £1 per hour

Dorset Council is asking care providers to pay their care workers an additional £1 per ...
10 months
Staffing
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Petition calls for social care pay parity with the NHS

A new petition is calling for a minimum care worker wage aligned with NHS Band ...
10 months
Staffing
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RCN members vote to accept Four Seasons Health Care pay award

Royal College of Nursing (RCN) members employed by Four Seasons Health Care and brighterkind have ...
10 months
Staffing

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