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Saving Social Care: my interview with author Neil Eastwood

I have recently interviewed Social Care workforce expert and author Neil Eastwood about his new book “Saving Social Care”  and why if you work in social care, you might want to read it. Read on to find out what Neils top tips are and what you should do first! What inspired you to write a

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4 Proven Ways to Make Interviewers Like You

You may have the best CV. You may also answer questions within an interview better than other candidates. So surely you should get the job? Unfortunately, it isn’t as straight forward as this. At the end of the day you may have the skills but if you aren’t a likeable person interviewers may think twice

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6 Key Traits for Working in a Social Care Team

When it comes to success, teamwork goes a long way in achieving this. Organisations are built and run by teams of people who work together and strive towards an overarching end goal. If you are looking for a new role, it is highly likely you will need to work in one or multiple teams. Below

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Better Health for People with Learning Disabilities – Report

Did you know that people with learning disabilities have poorer health and die at a younger age than people without learning disabilities? Did you know that some of this poor health is avoidable? At turro, we work with multiple learning disability organisations across the UK, recruiting quality managers for many of these organisations, based on

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5 Reasons Why You Need To Invest In Social Care Training

When it comes to training your employees, many will argue it isn’t enough, with a recent survey of over 1400 people, stating that 49% didn’t feel they had enough training. It is up to you as an employer to provide this training, after all, an upskilled workforce means a more productive workforce. Therefore, here are

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10 Things Every Participant in Training Needs to Know

Will the effective skills and training your participants are learning about in the classroom translate to what they do in the workplace? As someone who cares deeply about this question, someone who has devoted more than 40 years of her life helping people learn through training and coaching, I’m going to make two bold statements,

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Verbal referencing

Why Verbal Referencing in Social Care is Key to Successful Hires

Referencing in social care is not only mandatory but also very beneficial for recruitment and retention. With so many reference requests coming in daily, it is no surprise factual references are the most common reference received. Whilst these are crucial when confirming dates of employment and if someone has a disciplinary history, they don’t tell

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Work Hacks – 10 Proactive Ways to Prepare for the Easter Break

Many of us are lucky enough to have a long Easter weekend, finishing work on Thursday and not returning until Tuesday. Deadlines may have been shortened to a Thursday rather than Friday and targets may be the same despite having one less day to achieve them. Many of us therefore stress trying to squeeze as much

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How to Resolve the Heart of Conflict

Do you find yourself in frequent conflict with someone at work or at home? You may be surprised to discover the root cause. If the tension and differences have been going on for a while, you’ve probably made a substantial list of things about that person you’d like to change. Maybe it’s their attitude or

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It’s the Little Things That Matter in Your Next Career Move…

I bought a motorbike recently, something I’ve wanted to do for a while, in fact for about the past twenty years. Like many of my friends, my first bike was my first method of transport, that’s because I lived in a village miles away from anywhere and with a limited bus service; you couldn’t get

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