DoH to launch national recruitment campaign

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

A national campaign promoting careers in social care will be launched in early March by the Department of Health (D0H). Advertising, through television, radio and press will promote the role of social care, supported by public relations activity, a dedicated website and leaflets to encourage people to seek further information on careers and jobs in social care. Director general of social care at the DoH David Behan said that, to make a difference to vacancy rates, activity needed to be co-ordinated. “We are enhancing the role of Social Work and Care Careers so that we can provide callers with actual contact details of local authorities and JobcentrePlus offices in their area and so put the individual in touch with actual jobs,” said Mr Behan. “The success of the campaign will depend upon how well we manage to make that connection and I look to all employers, whether public, private or voluntary, JobcentrePlus offices and agencies to ensure you are advertising vacancies locally and publicising social car

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