A professional approach to personnel management

Posted on November 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Farrow House plc is one of the UK¹s biggest independent providers of children¹s care homes. Owned by Richard and Christina Kember, and headquartered in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, the company has ten residential children¹s homes around the UK, as well as an expanding network of regional education units, with three regional centres and about 200 staff. Investing in the best people is paramount to the company¹s success, and has represented a vital investment strand from the outset. The ability to attract and retain experienced staff with excellent track records revolves around providing the right structure, training and career development opportunities. As the company has grown, so too has the need to invest in new and more effective ways of handling the administrative function ­ an element that has occupied much of Christina Kember¹s time. “Administration is one of the most challenging aspects of running a care organisation,” said Christina. “We have a host of protocols and procedures that we have to follow

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