adults social care

Social Personnel: 2023 highlights

 It’s been another fabulous year for Social Personnel, and of course, we owe it all to our dedicated recruiters, committed clients and talented social workers. Our success wouldn’t be possible without your hard work – we appreciate you! In this blog, we take a closer look at some of the highlights from 2023.  Company highlights […]

Last-minute CPD ideas

That’s right, it’s that time of year again…and no we’re not referring to Mariah Carey defrosting, we mean it’s time to renew your SWE registration! But first, you need to make sure you’ve got enough CPD under your belt. In this blog, we explore some CPD ideas for those social workers who have left it […]

‘Made with Care’ campaign to boost adult social care workforce

The government has relaunched its ‘Made with Care’ campaign for the third year running in an attempt to boost the adult social care workforce.  It highlights the variety of opportunities available and incentivises people to apply for a career in adult social care.  Campaign advertising will be shown across major channels including ITV Hub, Sky […]

Pay dispute continues amidst local strikes and walk outs from local government

UNISON, GMB and Unite held talks in September to discuss the local government pay dispute for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  The pay offer currently stands at £1,925 for those earning up to £49,950, while higher-paid social workers could be given a 3.88% increase.  While the three unions all agree that the national offer should […]