August Updates

August Updates

Find out about the latest events, training, or news from both Lincolnshire and national organisations.


Great British Care Awards . . . Just ONE MONTH to go before nominations close!

Do you have a member of your Team that deserves special recognition?  Celebrate them with a nomination to The Great British Care Awards!  The award categories represent all areas of the social care sector - by nominating a colleague you will be supporting their dedication and commitment whilst also helping to raise the profile of the care sector as a whole.

The deadline for nominations is on 26th August 2022

To find out more, or to submit a nomination
> > > Click Here < < <

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Maximise Recruitment Webinar

Skills for Care has recorded a webinar in partnership with Neil Eastwood. It focuses on supporting you through the recruitment process. Neil shares lots of sector expertise and talks about innovative recruitment initiatives. The webinar covers lots of ideas about how to maximise your recruitment including: 

  • Attracting suitable candidates
  • Top tips for effective advert writing
  • Building your recruitment channels
  • Choosing high potential candidates with the right values
  • What to look for
  • Interview tips

To watch the webinar
> > > Click Here < < <


Skills for Care launches Spotlight on Building and Growing Teams
#BuildingYourWorkforce campaign

Recruitment continues to be a big challenge within the sector with vacancy rates rising. Throughout July and August, Skills for Care will be continuing to shine the spotlight on building and growing your teams. They will be sharing resources, information, and inspiration to help you to plan who you need in your organisation, different ways to find and attract the right people to join your team, highlighting the reasons behind the importance of induction and how to develop the staff you currently have. You can find all this information on their dedicated ‘building and growing your workforce’ webpage or follow the conversation on their social media channels using #BuildingYourWorkforce

For further information
> > > Click Here < < <


Creating the workforce of the future through work placements

Kirsty Armstrong, Registered Manager of Kelly Park Caring Agency, discusses how she has worked with local education providers to offer work placements for students and recruit younger people.

To read the article
> > > Click Here < < <

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August Update from The Prince's Trust

This month’s updates from the Prince’s Trust includes:

  • Health and Social Care Mentoring
    Are you aged 16 to 30 and actively seeking employment in Health and Social Care?  The Prince’s Trust off free of charge mentoring!
  • Getting started with Health and Social Care
    A free online opportunity to find out more about the health and social care sector
  • Team Lincolnshire
    Are you 16 to 25 and living in Lincolnshire?  Why not take advantage of an exciting 12 week opportunity to unlock your hidden talents and build confidence

To find out more
> > > Click Here < < <

The Wellness Network - A Different Way Day, Saturday 13th August

During August, The Wellness Network will be hosting an event to support Mental Health Wellbeing ‘A Different Way’.  The event is being held in Lincoln at The Showroom, Tritton Road from 9.30am on Saturday 13th August.

To find out more
> > > Click Here < < <

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