Skills for Care

Watch our webinars covering different areas to help you on your recruitment journey:

Distance recruitment

Face-to-face interviews are being replaced with video calls to maintain social distancing due to COVID-19. A candidates' experience of the recruitment process will influence their view of the employer and interest in vacancies. This webinar provides tips on effective distance recruitment.

Duration 31 mins 23 secs



Safe recruitment

Safeguarding people who need care and support remains as important as ever. Led by Dominic Headley, one of the UK’s leading experts in safer recruitment, this webinar will explore best practice emergency processes which support faster recruitment of staff during COVID-19. 

Duration 35 mins 37 secs



An introduction to DBS checks in the social care sector

Aiming to improve your confidence and understanding of using the DBS eligibility toolkit, the COVID-19 barred list fast track and free of charge checks and making a barring referral.  FAQs from the session can be also be downloaded.

Duration 31 mins 13 secs



Attracting workers

Social distancing means some traditional face-to-face activities to reach candidates, such as recruitment fairs and open days, are not currently possible. Employers are seeking different ways to attract people to their workforce. This webinar will provide practical suggestions to help you explore linking with your local community to reach potential candidates and receive support with your recruitment activities.  

Duration 43 mins 23 secs