We’re thrilled to be launching this month in Abingdon, Oxfordshire; with a wonderful new team of Wellbeing Workers in place, led by Wellbeing Leader Lauren Bond. This is the first Wellbeing Teams in Oxfordshire, with further teams planned for Wallingford. Kate Terroni, the Director for Adult Social Care at Oxfordshire County Council, said: The Care [...]
This June, our CEO Helen was interviewed by best-selling author Neil Eastwood, writer of the book ‘Saving Social Care’, as part of his Recruitment Masterclass video series. Together they talked about what makes our award-winning values-based recruitment process different, and how Helen has been inspired by Neil’s work and ideas. If you’d like to hear [...]
The latest update on Wellbeing Teams, in figures.
We recruited our first Wellbeing Team in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Greater Manchester, six months ago. Since then, we’ve been growing quickly – and we have plans to continue growing throughout the rest of the year, too. In Ashton-in-Makerfield, we now have two teams, and are currently recruiting to double this to four teams by next month. In July [...]
This month we were thrilled to win the Skills for Care Award 2018 for Best Recruitment Initiative, awarded to us for the unique way we focus on recruiting people who share our values. We developed our value-based recruitment process with the leading UK expert in values, Jackie Le Fèvre, one of our Wellbeing Teams Advisors. [...]
We're delighted to announce that we've been shortlisted for the Innovative Practice award at the Scottish Care Awards.
Our first Wellbeing Teams will be starting in Paignton and Torquay this week. The model was developed by Helen Sanderson, who was the Department of Health’s expert advisor on person centred approaches, and has written books about putting people at the centre of their care experience. She has partnered with Maddy Bird and David Harborne, [...]