Blog Updates

Self Care…it’s all about YOU

As we near the end of Mental Health Awareness Week, (which falls from 14th – 20th May) it dawned on me that – thanks to movements such as this campaign – a shift in collective consciousness finally has people openly talking about Mental Health.   Raised Mental Health awareness consequently brings to attention our own, individual, […]

Recruiting the next generation

Social Personnel have been looking at how we can look to grow our talent base. As a business we have a good track record of bringing in entry level candidates and developing them into a good recruiters, giving them a solid foundation in the industry and allowing them to develop their careers in a nurturing, […]

Website’s Up

It’s been just over 2 weeks since the launch of and what a wonderful couple of weeks it has been. The feedback from users, both candidates and clients, has been fantastic and we’ve managed to produce, and sustain some seriously impressive traffic reports. Figures in the first week alone, were reflective of that we […]

Interview with Director Tommy Love

Social Personnel is arguably one of the fastest growing social care recruitment agencies in the UK. Starting from scratch in 2014, it’s founder Tommy Love has taken the business from strength to strength, and along with his dedicated team is producing impressive growth year on year.

Reflections from the Frontline of a social worker

As I speak to social workers daily about the challenges they face in such a demanding role, I'm on a quest to better understand just what life as a social worker is really like, in the hope of being able to offer them a better service when they call me. So I teamed up with the Socialis Laborator, an experienced worker, and asked for a bit of an insight as to just what it is like working in this industry.

Is there a permanent solution to social work?

I’m quite sure that if I logged onto any local authority website right now, there would be a job advert for a permanent social worker, certainly in the London boroughs at least – but chances are, it would be nationwide, and they’re likely to have more than one position up for grabs. So why, with […]