Social Personnel

Improving inclusivity in the workplace

An inclusive workplace fosters a culture of respect, acceptance, and collaboration among employees. It not only benefits the individuals within the organisation but also contributes to the organisation’s overall success and growth. Here are some strategies to consider to help promote inclusivity in the workplace: Recruitment and hiring Ensure that the hiring process is unbiased […]

Boat Party Highlights 2023!

On Friday 28 July, we set sail for the annual Social Personnel Boat Party and danced the night away along the Thames. We left Festival Pier just after 7pm, as candidates and their consultants fled to the top deck to enjoy views of the city skyline before sunset. After a healthy dose of fairycakes and […]

Celebrating Good Care Month

It’s July, which can only mean two things…1) instant BBQs are sold out across the UK and 2) it’s Good Care Month! Good Care Month celebrates carers and raises awareness for the unparalleled contribution they make to our society. More often than not, carers are unsung heroes and it’s about time we change that and […]

How to make the most of a recruitment agency

Looking to work with a social-sector-focused recruitment agency to help streamline your hiring process and resolve staffing shortages quickly and effectively? Before you start your research, here’s a brief guide on how to make the most of a recruitment agency! 1.Be clear about what you want  Just like you wouldn’t go to an estate agent […]

The number of vacant social work positions is rising

Did you know that 20% of children’s social work positions and 11.6% of adults’ social work were vacant in 2022? The impact of these vacancies is far-reaching, affecting both the vulnerable individuals who rely on social work support and the overloaded caseloads of existing professionals. As local authorities grapple with the challenge of attracting and […]