Community Care Live exhibitors
Exhibitors at Community Care Live London 2017 included:
We are an innovative, not-for-profit organisation, providing children’s services on behalf of Kingston, Richmond and Windsor and Maidenhead councils. Our vision is simple: by putting children and young people at the heart of everything we do, we will be able to deliver improved outcomes for families and give children and young people the best start in life.
Visit BASW Stand No.4. BASW is the largest professional association for social work in the UK, by joining the association, you are committing to the values set out within our Code of Ethics and will enjoy an unrivalled range of services and benefits. Join on the day and take advantage of our special membership offer.
Social Care in Birmingham – More than just a job.
It’s about making life better for our children and young people, working with and for them, and making a difference every day. Think about a career with the country’s biggest council, providing you with the opportunity to experience challenges and opportunities that you will not have anywhere else in the UK.
Cansford Laboratories provides comprehensive UKAS accredited Hair Drug & Alcohol Testing services for legally defensible analysis of hair and oral fluid samples. We offer fast analysis turnaround times, competitive pricing and exceptional customer service. The complete guide to hair testing for drug and alcohol available today to all visitors.
At Caritas, social care is at our core. Whether it is helping organisations secure talented and passionate staff, raising funds for our charity partner, supporting sector initiatives to promote the positive impact of social care or commissioning independent research into social care workforce trends, we always strive to make a difference in our sector.
Charles Hunter offers a recruitment service for the very best social work and care industry professionals who require a consultancy with the expertise, knowledge and ability to secure the right temporary, interim or permanent job. Our service delivers efficiency, transparency and professional guidance throughout.
To our clients we are a true consultancy service, providing staffing solutions that look beyond just a hire. At Charles Hunter we work with our clients to achieve retention, compliance and excellence.
To discuss how we can help you with your career, or if you are looking for a staffing solution then visit us at stand 10 where one of our experts will be on hand to assist you.
The City of Wolverhampton Council’s Children & Young People and Adult Services is committed to improving life chances for children, young people and vulnerable adults. We are currently recruiting social workers and managers within both Children & Adult Services – help us make a difference – come and see us on Stand 8. Find out what Wolverhampton has to offer you! Current vacancies are available online at http://www.wmjobs.co.uk Ofsted rated ‘good’ for Children’s Services and awarded Local Authority of the Year 2017 by the MJ Awards.
Connect2Staff’s Qualified Social Worker and Health Care divisions provide high quality locum and permanent recruitment solutions to candidates and clients across the UK. Specialist areas include safeguarding, fostering, children and adults, supported living and residential care homes. We offer free CPD training to all of our workers.
In Essex we are really serious about social work practice – how about you?
Being one of the most populated counties in the UK, with communities as diverse as its geography, Essex can become “your practice universe” whether you are looking for a role in Adult Social Care or Children and Families.
Social work is a demanding, complex and ultimately fulfilling role. We fully recognise the importance of providing you with the tools and quality time to undertake direct relationship-based social work, to make real positive differences to the lives of our residents.
We are achieving this by supporting our Social Workers to deliver fantastic social work through our extensive CPD offer, which is enthusiastically delivered by our highly acclaimed Essex Social Care Academy.
Essex is an award winning local authority and we are proud to have achieved the national Social Worker of the Year Award in 2014 and 2016.
We recognise and celebrate inspiring and exceptional social work and can offer an environment where you can be challenged and really progress your career.
While the only way might not be Essex, we believe it can be the way for you!
Evergood Associates have expertise in supplying hospital doctors, general practitioners, nurses, psychiatrists and social care staff to both public and private sector healthcare providers. We operate nationally and internationally and provide clients with flexible staffing solutions. We make sure even the little things are done and to a standard that we can be proud of.
Five Rivers, a Social Enterprise, works with vulnerable children in need of specialist care. Founded in 1989, we provide: fostering, residential, clinical and education services. Over 26 years we have entered into partnerships with local authorities to develop a needs-led focus to ensure we provide the right placement first time. We offer singleton, group living, emergency and therapeutic placements.
Hampshire County Council
With opportunities available in both adult and children’s social care, now is the time to join Hampshire County Council, a leading authority at the forefront of radical innovation and improvement.
Our social workers are seeing personal benefits with more manageable caseloads and a better work-life balance. We provide a safe and supportive working environment with positive team support and options to develop experience in a variety of casework. Plus all the practical support you need; including professional development and administration support.
We would love to tell you more about our career opportunities – come and meet our team on stand 29.
The Health and Care Professions Council is a statutory regulator that works to protect the public. We currently regulate over 350,000 professionals from 16 professions including social workers in England, occupational therapists and physiotherapists.
Registrants must meet our standards for professional skills and behaviour and we take action if registrants fail to meet these standards.
Hertfordshire County Council pride ourselves on our innovative approach to effective service delivery. Employing 8,500 centrally and 23,500 in schools we are an exciting place to work.
If you’re looking for a new career challenge, we have a variety of opportunities to inspire you. We nurture talent, reward success and value individuals
Hinton House provides carefully selected books and resources for professionals working in social care and therapy, to ensure that you have the best possible resources to use with children, teenagers and young adults.
Subjects include feelings & emotions, social skills, grief & loss, looked-after children, mental health and therapeutic arts.
Incentive Plus is the UK’s largest supplier of social, emotional, behavioural, mental health and wellbeing resources for children and young people. Visit our stand to claim your free product.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers is a leading independent publisher of books and resources for health and social care students and professionals. We are committed to publishing books that make a difference. Go to www.jkp.com to learn more about our titles, available for sale online, in print and e-book format.
Keynetics Ltd is a division of Sentrilock LLC, the leading electronic lockbox manufacturer in the USA. By specifically designing the SentriKey system for the UK health and social care sector, Keynetics brings key safes into the 21st century and provides safe, controllable access, for those delivering joined up care.
The Key Safe Company, the UK’s leading distributor of secure, quality and effective key safes and key management solutions. Our products can help to support the UK’s ageing population, the NHS, emergency services and other healthcare professionals, as well as help to provide reassurance to friends and family.
Kirwin Maclean Associates
Kirwin Maclean Associates is an independent social work publisher. As an organisation we are based on the values and ethics of social work. We are excited to be launching a new smartphone app which will help practitioners apply theory to practice.
Lambeth is a great place to make your career. We’ve got small teams, great leadership and a real focus on quality social work practice. If you want to be a change maker, transforming lives in one of the most complex and challenging boroughs in the country, come and visit our stand to find out more. We are recruiting at all levels.
Come and visit us on stand 19 to talk to us about your career goals and hear about the opportunities we offer you to be the social worker you want to be.
Putting children and young people at the heart of all we do
Join us to deliver the improved life choices for our most vulnerable children and young people. Our employees are committed professionals who share our set of values and help us realise our ambition for our young people.
Supporting Adults to live full and independent lives
Join us as we strengthen our partnerships with key players such as health, the voluntary sector, providers, customers and carers in providing support when people need it, and always building on their strengths and abilities to promote greater independence.
Want to make a visible difference? We’re always keen to hear from experienced social workers who are hard-working and passionate about what they do. In return we can offer you manageable caseloads, a flexible working environment, career progression and training opportunities, and full support from our senior leadership team.
More people are living with and beyond cancer. They, and their carers, have complex needs, including practical, personal, emotional and financial. Macmillan is working with local authorities and partners to develop solutions to improve outcomes of people affected by cancer. Read more about Macmillan’s role in Cancer: Then and Now
MOD Civilian Recruitment
The Ministry of Defence have a number of exciting, specialist and unique opportunities for experienced Senior Mental Health Social Workers & Managers. You will play an important role in the recovery of military personnel in order for them to return to full operations fitness or to transition to civilian life.
NICE is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. Come along to the NICE stand to learn about what we are producing in the area of social care and what we can do to help support your work.
Norfolk County Council – Adult Social Services:
We have some bold changes happening in Norfolk and looking for the very best social care staff to be part of our future. We offer excellent support and the chance to be part of a change which will remind you why you became a social worker in the first place.
Norfolk County Council – Children First:
Norfolk is a great place to live and work, and it’s an exciting time to join us. We have the same potential for absorbing work as an inner city, but with an opportunity for you to have a different lifestyle. We are committed to improving lives across our county.
Opus is a provider with particular expertise and insight in local government. Our knowledge and extensive experience of the temporary recruitment market gives us an advantage in helping our clients achieve the best solutions to their temporary recruitment needs. Our joined up approach sets us apart in the market place.
Oxfordshire is a great place to live and work. We are looking for talented social workers, senior practitioners and assistant team managers to join our team. Talk to us at stand 59/60 and find out how you could take your career to the next level with an innovative and forward thinking employer.
We maintain an enviable reputation for our high standards with an empathetic approach towards recruitment.
We never lose sight of what really matters; an outstanding service to candidates and clients, who help support the amazing work they provide society’s most vulnerable children and adults, in often very tough and challenging circumstances.
As one of the largest providers in the country to the social care sector, our team pride themselves on matching the right people to the right jobs.
Our experience has seen us expand our clientele year on year to now supply in over 160 local authorities including all London boroughs.
Royal Blind is a vision impairment organisation, caring for blind and partially sighted people, across the UK.
We support people of all ages, babies and toddlers at our pre-school playgroup, children at our school and after school club, young adults through our supported accommodation and respite care, and older people in our care home.
RT Social Care is a specialist recruitment company commited to the social care arena. We recruit for both children’s and adult social work and supply staff from support worker to director level. The core business activity of our organisation is the recruitment of locum and permanent social care staff.
Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes journals, books, and library products spanning a range of subject areas. SAGE remains majority-owned by our founder, who has ensured that the company will remain permanently independent.
Sanctuary Social Care is the UK’s leading recruiter of qualified social workers. We have exclusive access to a wide variety of locum and permanent job opportunities across local authorities, government bodies and national charities. We understand social work; allowing us to provide unrivalled support for our candidates throughout the duration of their career.
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell is a large multi-cultural Metropolitan Borough situated in the heart of the Black County, within the West Midlands conurbation. Sandwell has good local public transport networks and is well served by rail and motorway link via the M5 and M6, which offer access to all parts of the country.
Tel: 0345 2570849
SenseToys is a specialist supplier of sensory and therapeutic resources for children and young people. At the show we will have resources to help with sensory processing, calming and distraction, emotional well-being, anxiety and much more.
Visit our stand to browse and buy resources and to pick up our latest catalogue.
Seven Social Care
Whether you’re looking for work or staff, our approach to social care recruitment helps both businesses and candidates find the perfect fit. Working with exceptional carers and caring professionals across the UK, our specialist team search tirelessly to find rewarding roles and hand-picked professionals in every area of the social sector.
Sheldon Phillips are a niche recruitment company that specialise in the recruitment of qualified social workers across the UK. Working with local authorities, charities, IFAs and private/voluntary organisations, we focus on providing a unique service to our candidates and clients to ensure quality every time. It’s our job to care too.
Sherwood Social Care Diaries and Directories offer a unique combination of resourceful information and diary that continues to be the first choice of daily working tool throughout the Social Care, Care Workers, Offender Management and Foster Care professions.
Please come and see us on Stand B1.
We went live in October 2015 as the second not-for-profit trust in the country. We’ve worked tirelessly to improve children’s services, introducing systemic practice, Signs of Safety, an exciting new hub model and have developed a reputation as an innovative and energetic place to work. Find out more at: www.scstrust.co.uk
We are on a journey, a challenging journey, yes, but one we’re taking with passion, pride and intent. We are committed to our employees as well as our service users to ensure that Somerset is a good place to work. To find out more about our friendly teams, fabulous countryside as well as low caseloads and generous relocation allowance please visit; www.socialcareandmore.co.uk or email Recruitment@somerset.gov.uk
The Tavistock and Portman is the UK’s premier social care and mental health training provider offering students the opportunity to learn from clinician tutors in an NHS setting. With an international reputation for excellence in the social care sector, we train over 2000 students per year at multiple sites across the UK and Europe.
We specialise in residential care, support and rehabilitation for adults with an acquired brain injury and adults with learning difficulties. We provide a caring, homely environment and person-centred treatment programmes designed to provide each individual with opportunities to realise their potential and increase their independence.
Trevi House is a truly unique family service based in Plymouth. We have 24 years’ experience of keeping families together.
We provide residential rehab for pregnant women and mothers with drug or alcohol addiction.
What makes us so special is that we can also accommodate children from babies through to school age.
* Secure site, CCTV monitored
* High quality accommodation
* 24 staff hour cover
* Maternal detox (drugs & alcohol)
* Therapeutic groupwork programme
* Input from Clinical Psychologist
* Specialist on site nursery with sensory room (Ofsted registered)
* Comprehensive progress reports
* Individually tailored packages of care
* Extensive free aftercare service, including support with relocation
Please call 01752 255 758 for a free viability assessment
UNISON is the UK’s leading social Care union with more than 350,000 members across the sector. We provide workplace representation, a helpline open till midnight, legal help for work problems and accidents, and exclusive member discounts. With cuts, redundancies and outsourcing, now is the time join UNISON.
Develop your skills and achieve a university qualification with the University of Derby Online Learning. Our courses are specially designed to help you deliver impact within your chosen health and social care profession and can be studied part-time, 100% online. Courses cover integrative health and social care; clinical supervision; dementia care; cognitive behavioural studies; nursing and counselling studies. We also offer a range of short courses and modules that are ideal for CPD and can help you keep up-to-date with current practice and enhance your employability. Start September, January or May.
Find us on stand L3
West Heath School
West Heath School is a Specialist Independent secondary School catering for young people with a diagnosis of High Functioning ASD, mental health, emotional, social and communication difficulties. With a focus toward personal development, our weekly residential provision supports independent living, personal development and social engagement within our pupils’ local communities.
West Sussex County Council is doing something inspirational, something we’re proud of – creating a brighter future for our children and families. There’s a feeling of optimism and momentum that comes through in the services we provide, which place children and families at the heart of all we do.