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Care homes recruitment - care workers on a computer

Emma Platt, division manager of White Recruitment Health & Social Care, one of the UK’s foremost recruiters for care homes, discusses recruiting and retaining good-quality staff members…

As the UK healthcare sector continues to suffer from the worst staffing crisis in recent memory, more and more care homes are being forced to shut down. In addition to this, with an ageing population, the strain on these institutions is only set to increase.  However, despite an unfavourable staffing situation, there are still many things that care homes can do to attract more nurses.

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Cristian Grossmann, CEO and Co-Founder of Beekeeper – a digital workforce management platform – on retaining home care workers through better access to shift schedules…

Cristian Grossmann, CEO and Co-Founder of Beekeeper – a digital workforce management platform – on retaining care workers through better access to shift schedules…

It’s no secret that the UK care and nursing home industry typically has a higher rate of staff vacancies compared to others. A recent report showed that the vacancy rate in the adult social care sector was 6.6%, higher than the national average of 2.6%. Just as worrying, staff turnover in the adult care sector has climbed to  27.8% and has been steadily increasing since 2012.

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