Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd
< October 2019

Recruitment campaign - free webinars

The next phase of the Department of Health and Social Care’s national recruitment campaign has been launched. It aims to drive a new generation of people to consider and apply for a job in adult social care.

The campaign can raise awareness and drive interest to your organisation, but it's vitally important that your team takes action too. During the first phase of the campaign, one in four care staff surveyed saw an increase in either enquiries, applications, interviews or vacancies filled.

Over the next two months they will be sharing practical advice and guidance to help you think about how your recruitment processes can effectively convert a new pool of interested people into recruits.

Don’t forget to follow the campaign on social media #CareToRecruit. We will also keep you up to date with future campaign resources.

Free Webinars

To support the next phase of the Department of Health and Social Care’s (DHSC) national recruitment campaign, Skills for Care is running free to attend webinars to help adult social care employers to recruit the right people. These webinars aim to help you maximise opportunities created by the campaign, to turn interested people into recruits. Book your place now!

How to let people know about your vacancies - this webinar will cover:

  • tips on writing job adverts
  • how referral schemes can help you to recruit people with the right values
  • making the most of job fairs and recruitment events
  • advertising online, including social media.

They are on the following dates:

  • Thursday 14 November, 11.00 – 12.00 – FULL
  • Tuesday 19 November, 11.00 – 12.00 – book now
  • Tuesday 26 November, 11.00 – 12.00 – book now

Thinking about your application process - this webinar will cover:

  • tips on application forms and the importance of speaking to potential recruits
  • using profiling tools to assess potential recruits’ values and behaviours
  • how assessment activity can be effective in predicting candidates’ performance.

These are taking place on:

  • Thursday 21 November, 11.00 – 12.00 – book now
  • Thursday 28 November, 11.00 – 12.00 – book now
  • Tuesday 3 December, 11.00 – 12.00 – book now

 

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