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Care for others, Make a difference campaign

DHSC are supporting providers with a national adult social care recruitment campaign, ‘Care for others. Make a difference.’ 

With advertising live across TV, radio and digital, the campaign is designed to inspire people with the right values and attitude to consider a career in care, increasing both the number and quality of candidates applying for adult social care vacancies. 

CPA welcome this timely support to encourage new candidates to fill the 122,000 provider vacancies across our social care sector. 

Kathy Roberts, Chair of CPA says;

"Now is a brilliant time for anyone looking to change career and work in their local community. The roles are varied and you will make a difference to one or many people who may need that little extra support such as help with their finances, learning new skills or visiting the doctor."

Benefits include:§

  • One of the most in-demand and rewarding roles in the UK.
  • The opportunity to train as you learn.
  • Ongoing career progression and training opportunities.
  • Long-term employment prospects and job security.

You can click here to find out more in this short video

Provider resources§

You can also access all the support tools for the campaign here they include:

  • Advertise a role on DWP ‘Find a Job’
  • The recruitment guide – with tips on how to use the campaign resources and how to build a successful recruitment campaign.
  • And Social media and printable assets

Call to Care§

The public are being called upon to apply for short-term opportunities in the adult social care sector.

The Call to Care is an opportunity for people to help care and support providers manage with the fight against the pandemic. Almost 1.5 million people work in adult social care and there are many opportunities for those looking to make a difference.

You can find out more about the types of work our colleagues provide across social care by reading their stories here;

To also see if Social Care could be the right sector for your next role take this simple quiz;

Jobseekers, volunteers and people on furlough can now register their interest for short-term opportunities including personal care – helping people to wash and dress – providing wellbeing support, simply collecting and delivering supplies, or helping out with the cooking and cleaning. Exact roles will be based on experience, local need and local authority and care provider discretion.

To register your interest follow the link here.