social care industry

How to switch off on your annual leave

Christmas is right around the corner, and that means you probably have some annual leave coming up!    Make sure to step away from work completely, it will help you return refreshed and motivated.    Not sure how? Don’t worry, we have a few tips and tricks up our sleeve. Carry on reading to find […]

Children’s social care neglected in autumn budget

Leaders in the social care sector have highlighted a lack of concern for children’s social care in the government’s autumn budget.    Local authorities will be given £1.3bn to put towards adult and children’s social care over the next two years, and an additional £1.9bn between 2024-25.    Additional funding for children’s services may also […]

5 benefits of working with Social Personnel

Are you on the hunt for a role in social care? Here at Social Personnel, we specialise in placing candidates in jobs across the social care market, whether you’re new to the scene or looking for something more senior – our expert consultants are here to help! Carry on reading to discover some of the […]

Tips for managing stress as a social worker

Health and social care was recently recorded as the second most stressful industry to work in, with 50% of absences relating to stress, depression or anxiety during 2020-2021.  This is only getting worse in the wake of Covid-19 which has magnified some of the significant problems already prevailing in social care, including staffing shortages, funding […]