Want to make your next social work job application stand out? Cover letters are a great way to grab your prospective employer’s attention – but how do you make sure it captures all your wonderful skills and experience? Carry on reading for top tips from our knowledgeable consultants on how to write the perfect social […]
When preparing for an interview, it is important to do your research on the company, brush up on the latest news in your industry and make sure you’re ready to sell yourself as the best-fit candidate! But what kind of questions can you expect in a support worker interview? As a recruitment agency with 8 […]
Paralinguistic signals, such as body language, tone and volume can be really helpful in understanding meaning beyond what is actually being said. This blog zooms in on the importance of body language in social care settings and explores how it can be leveraged to help you better understand your service user. Build an environment […]
We understand that interviews can be nerve-racking, but with the right preparation you’ll be sure to make a lasting impression. To help you out, we decided to ask some of our recruitment specialists for their top tips. Be in the know Once your interview date is confirmed, it’s time to get researching! Get to […]
Risk management is a significant part of your day-to-day life as a social worker and making sure both you and your client are in a safe environment is a top priority. Here are the steps you can take to ensure you, your colleagues and your service-users are at the least risk of harm. 1.Identify […]
LinkedIn currently has over 34 million users in the UK alone and therefore is an invaluable tool for professionals looking to build a network, gain career advice or find a new job. However, there are certain tips and tricks that can help your profile stand out. Carry on reading to discover how to get the […]
So, you’ve got an interview coming up for a new social work role and want to gauge the quality of management? Having a caring, supportive, and motivating manager is key to enjoying your job role. It is said that people leave managers not jobs so it’s important you know that your new manager will be […]
67% of social workers who responded to Community Care’s survey said they often miss their lunch breaks. While this happens to everyone now and again, it should not be a regular occurrence, even in a high-pressure, high-workload role such as social care.
Feedback is crucial to social work practice; it promotes personal and professional growth by helping you identify what aspects of your practice you need to work on. Keep reading to see more reasons why feedback is important, how to ask for it, who to ask for it and what to do after receiving it.
Want to ace your next social work interview? Having an answer to some of the most common questions you may be asked is a great way to boost your confidence, get rid of those pre-interview nerves and land yourself your next dream role in social care. Check out a list of the most common interview […]