The Government is trying to get more young people to work in care. Skills for Care figures from the NMDS give some evidence – look at this link for the facts that the workforce is 1.6m and has been increasing by 21% since 2009. The likely restrictions on freedom of movement will limit EU citizens working in the sector too.
This link below is to the infographic for quick access
Every day is different – working in the social care sector is different every day and is rewarding even though that is not necessarily financially.
We – society in England – still haven’t sorted out how we pay for social care but many people work in social care and get a lot of job satisfaction.
NESCHA members, many as Care Ambassadors, have encouraged for years – but certainly not ‘told’ young people – join the social care workforce – its interesting and varied and you can go on to other work in the NHS and social work too.
Can NESCHA do anything to help?
And does the growth of agency working and employment of more locums depend on poor management , limited governance and lack of long term planning?
Yet another report sating what we have said for so long ...,