ECCA to launch recruitment toolkit

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

The English Community Care Association (ECCA) is developing a toolkit in partnership with Skills for Care to look at how to recruit and retaina quality workforce for the care sector.

To be launched in February, the National Recruitment and Retention Toolkit for the Adult Social Care Sector will consist of a collection of good practice case studies and resources to assist care providers with their recruitment and retention strategies. ECCA chief executive Martin Green said the adult social care workforce was the foundation of high quality care.

‘ECCA is determined to develop a toolkit that will ensure that the workforce receives the status and recognition which they deserve and identifies what the critical factors are in both recruitment and retention within the social care workforce,’ said Mr Green.

Skills for Care chief executive Andrea Rowe said an easy-to-use toolkit would help employers to not only recruit good staff but retain them.

‘This is especially importan

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