recruitment strategies are needed in the social care sector if
major staffing problems are to be avoided, it has been
Moira Brown, HR director at Care South, said charities and local
care services need to improve the way they advertise jobs, as not
enough graduates are applying for the
Talking to Personnel today, Ms Brown said: "I don't think graduates
see social care as a career opportunity. We've also got an ageing
population, so where is that workforce going to come from? It's not
so much a skills shortage, as a people shortage. Where are we going
to get the social care workforce from?"
She went on to say that she is "considering" implementing a
graduate scheme, but noted that the challenge would be how to
"mould it so that graduates and the employer could get something
out of it."
The workforce for social care in the UK currently stands at 1.3
million, but government statistics predict this will almost double
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