Category Archives: Social Care

How to recruit care and support workers

“How can I recruit care and support workers?” Social Care and Recruitment seem to have become interchangeable in many ways- if you work in either one of these professions, the other will be a hot topic. With both asking the question “how can I recruit care and support workers?” Skills for Care have predicted that … Continue reading How to recruit care and support workers

The Caring Army Needs More Recruits

As part of his PhD study on the Social Care sector, John Barratt is keeping up to date with Social Care in the news. He will be providing commentary on what these issues mean for the sector and how they are relevant to the study. Read the full story here. “This article highlights the imperative need … Continue reading The Caring Army Needs More Recruits

Reaching the Right Audience – Recruiting Care and Support workers

Recruiting care and support workers is a struggle which is felt across the entire Social Care sector. This has been a hot topic amongst those working in the industry and a key point brought up at the Social Care Roundtable earlier this year. And why wouldn’t it be? The sector is struggling to grow and … Continue reading Reaching the Right Audience – Recruiting Care and Support workers

Changing Social Care- a PhD study, part 2

Here at Cohesion, we care about making the difference, not just to our clients, but to the industries they work within. This is the second in a series of blogs about the PhD student we are sponsoring to carry out cutting edge research on Recruitment and Selection in the Social Care sector: “This study has … Continue reading Changing Social Care- a PhD study, part 2

Changing Social Care – a PhD study, part 1

Here at Cohesion, we are hugely passionate about the Social Care sector. Not only do we partner with clients in the industry to recruit the right people, but we actively seek new ways to positively impact the industry as a whole. We are very excited to have partnered with an elite University, Aston Business School, … Continue reading Changing Social Care – a PhD study, part 1

Cohesion at Skills for Care National Conference

  On Thursday 12th March Cohesion attended the Skills for Care National Conference and Accolades. Passionate about the progression of the sector, Cohesion exhibited at the conference, sponsored the accolades and presented the award for best recruitment initiative. Here’s what one of our social care specialists, Tanzina Begum, had to say about the event: The … Continue reading Cohesion at Skills for Care National Conference

Turnover and Retention in Social Care

What’s the Social Care story? “Immediacy of recruitment needs mean you just get someone in with the right skill set- values go out the window” Across the sector, turnover is high. A number of organisations will settle for low quality workers because they need to fill shifts, they will run the risk of not being … Continue reading Turnover and Retention in Social Care

Social Care Roundtable Event

There are currently a number of issues linked to recruitment- skills shortages are wreaking havoc, employment rates are creeping up and competition for top talent is fierce. This doesn’t only affect us as a business, but also our clients. We are proud to be passionate about the success of our clients’ businesses as well as the … Continue reading Social Care Roundtable Event

Cohesion hold Social Care roundtable

Cohesion is holding a round-table event to discuss issues in the Social Care sector. With a guest speaker from Skills for Care, this promises to be an exciting discussion around a hot topic in the UK at the moment. It’s estimated that the adult social care sector in England alone will need to add 1 … Continue reading Cohesion hold Social Care roundtable

Recruitment Strategies and Tips in Social Care Recruitment

  It’s the turn this week of Dave Beesley, managing accounts within Cohesion’s Social Care recruitment division, to tells us his thoughts on the benefits of a Total Recruitment Philosophy (TRP). What does TRP mean to you? TRP brings the entire recruitment and onboarding piece together and is only successful if practiced as a whole. … Continue reading Recruitment Strategies and Tips in Social Care Recruitment