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Britain needs to recruit and train 1.6 million low-skilled health and social care workers up to 2022, more than any other job in the country, as part of a post-Brexit action plan for the sector, a think tank has said. The IPPR said around 55,000 social care workers are EU…
The Skills for Health Level 2 Certificate in Care Qualification is a new qualification to support the delivery of the Care Certificate, brought to you by SFJ Awards. The qualification is aimed at the 1.3 million frontline staff who are not registered nurses but who now deliver the bulk of…
A computer game enabling trainee social workers to immerse themselves in a wide range of challenging situations is among a range of initiatives being developed by the University of Huddersfield, backed by the Departments of Health and Education, million-pound Social Work Teaching Partnerships. The major new policy of creating Social…
Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport Vaughan Gething AM is today launching a new training resource that will help provide better, more consistent care and support for people with dementia in Wales. 'Good Work: A Dementia Learning and Development Framework for Wales' has been developed in partnership by the…
The NHS should train medics to prevent autistic people from feeling they get inadequate treatment, an inquiry has found. The Westminster Commission on Autism called on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to remind clinical commissioning groups of obligations to ensure staff have the skills to support autistic people. An estimated 700,000…
A manager at a care home in Newport, South Wales, has won praise for delivering a ground-breaking training programme that has just been shortlisted for an NHS Wales Award. Edgar Bautista, Clinical Lead and Deputy Manager at Capel Grange Nursing Home in Newport, has recently received a commendation from Aneurin…
A group called Re-Live is using the power of theatre to deliver innovative dementia training aimed at the social care workforce. The training is based around a bilingual play called Belonging / Perthyd which was written to reflect the real-life experiences of people living with dementia, their families and the…
Funding of £1.1 million will help support social services staff across Scotland who care for the most vulnerable people in society, the Children’s Minister announced today. The Scottish Government said the funding will benefit more than 1,000 employees across 80 different charities that provide housing support and care at home…
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Dress for success

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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.

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Resigning with class!

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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. 

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When the workplace is a hell place

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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.

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