- 23 August 2018
- 2 min read
Neil Eastwood - Dept of Health advisor and author
Neil has written books on social care recruitment and retention (Saving Social Care) and is a keynote speaker on this subject. He has also been hired as an advisor to the Department of Health and Social Care for their national recruitment campaign.
As people reach later life and enter retirement, they can often feel an increased desire to give something back to their local community....
As a care home manager, you are no doubt very aware of the increasingly high staff turnover in the sector, with unnecessary numbers of resignations or dismissals, and the problems and challenges this creates.
Regardless of the qualifications a person might have that makes them suitable to be a care worker, those looking to recruit staff should never underestimate the importance of soft skills; the characteristics that make someone engage effectively with others.