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Whether you are looking for guidance on salary expectations, help with career progression or looking for insight into your area of Social Care expertise or local recruitment market - our content aims to provide you with the expert insight you need to make the right decisions for either your career or your organisation.

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Career Transition Support

A case study on the not-for-profit organisation, Network Housing which underwent a rigorous process review of both the services they offer and the required staffing to achieve this in order to be ‘Fit for the Future’.

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Social Workers returning to practice

Roop Bhumbra, Director at Hays Social Care, shares her advice for social workers returning to practice after period of absence.

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Top 5 interview tips for social workers

When interviewing for a social work role, employers are looking for you to demonstrate a number of key competencies, qualifications and knowledge of legislation. We outline our top 5 tips to help you succeed when your interview approaches.

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Creating a supportive team environment

Developing and nurturing a strong and supportive team environment is very important to aid Social Care workers in excelling. There are four ways you can cultivate your environment to create positive place for your team to flourish.

First published on 10/05/15

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Example question in a care worker interview

Ever wanted a career that is challenge and everyday is different? Are you worried about your qualifications or experiences limiting your opportunities? Then a career as a Care Worker could be for you. This article details potential questions and how they should be answered.

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The advantages of temping in social care

Many social care professionals choose to make a career of temporary work, as they enjoy the variety and flexibility it allows. Temping is also the ideal solution for people who are travelling or are between permanent social care jobs. There are a number of advantages to consider.

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