New Abacus agency launched in Chester

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

A new care staff agency expects to create more than 50 jobs in Chester and the surrounding area. Abacus Care¹s Chester operation is part of a nationwide franchise supplying prisons, hospitals, nursing and residential homes, and homecare with trained staff on a full and part-time basis. Established by a mother and daughter team ­ Eileen Hanley and Sarah Attenborough ­ the pair hope to reduce demands on the NHS across the region by supplying homecarers and key care workers to nursing homes desperate for staff. Abacus care manager Eileen Hanley, who has more than 30 years¹ experience working in the NHS, said: recruiting 50 staff with expertise in the nursing home sector was one of the key targets for the business. “There’ll also be positions for registered mental nurses, registered general nurses and care assistants for a variety of other posts across the region.” Ms Hanley said. Most of the posts will be created in the Wirral through to Chester and North Wales. “It’s a Catch 22 situation. Some elderly patie

Comments are closed.

Latest blog posts

Inconstant gardeners

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Last Saturday was fine and dry so I managed to put in a few hours on our allotment. Not...

When the chips go down . . .

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I have heard people say they couldn’t get by without their smartphone, and I suppose this must be true...

Loneliness behind the front doors

By Guest Blogger KEITH LEWIN

Last week SCIE issued its monthly ‘Briefing for Commissioners’, its focus is on social isolation which it correctly says “can...