Social Media

A recent National Conference & Graduation event saw 97 health and social service professionals from across Scotland graduate to become Dementia Champions. The Dementia Champion graduates are the sixth group to complete the programme and bring the number of Dementia Champions in Scotland to around 600. Each Champion is dedicated…
York Consulting was commissioned by the Department for Education to undertake a research exercise to explore the costs associated with qualifying as a social worker, via both traditional (undergraduate and postgraduate) and accelerated (Frontline and Step Up) qualification routes. The aim was to establish the cost to government and wider…
The Department of Health has announced an additional £10 million in funding to a scheme training graduates to become social workers in community mental health teams. The fast-track scheme run by charity Think Ahead aims to recruit 300 graduates by 2018 to work with nurses and psychiatrists. Graduates will receive…
The University of Derby’s free online short course ‘Bridging the Dementia Divide’ was originally launched in July, 2015 to improve dementia care and reduce unnecessary hospital admissions for people living with dementia. After receiving high levels of requests to repeat the course, the University made a decision to open enrolment…
The University of Hertfordshire School of Health and Social Work is launching a MSc Wellbeing framework which comprises four programmes and associated Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate. MSc Children and Young People's Health and Wellbeing MSc Intellectual and Developmental Disability MSc Mental Health and Wellbeing MSc Social Practice and Wellbeing…
Applications are now open for the second cohort of candidates for the Chief Social Work Officer (CSWO) postgraduate diploma to start studying this spring. Glasgow Caledonian University, working in partnership with the University of Dundee, are delivering the CSWO postgraduate diploma which is specifically for those currently in the CSWO…
The Scottish Government have announced a new qualification for residential child care workers The Standard for Residential Child Care is the new benchmark which will underpin the development and delivery of Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) level 9 qualifications for the residential child care workforce. The Scottish Social Services…
This is a sponsored article and is brought to you by online learning provider, ALISON. It is amazing nowadays what you can learn online, and for free all you need is a good internet connection combined with a little motivation and commitment. ALISON the global leader in free online certified…
Page 10 of 19

Dress for success

suitTop tips for interview attire

Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.

READ MORE

Resigning with class!

resigning150x100How to resign diplomatically

Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 

READ MORE

When the workplace is a hell place

unhappyBullying & harassment at work

Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.

READ MORE