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As the demand for care and support grows, so does the need to recruit and retain more workers to deliver high quality care and support.

Choose a topic area of our recruitment and retention webinars:


Safer employment - Effective references

Aimed at registered managers responsible for vetting and hiring decisions and/or safeguarding. Detailed effective references are an important and undervalued part of safer recruitment and robust vetting. It covers an overview of the recently published ‘Sharing effective references and conduct information: a better hiring toolkit’ and how it fits within the safer employment model.

Duration 59 mins 26 secs




Preparing for the winter pressures ahead

Reflecting on what we can expect from the winter period and how best to prepare for it. Managers from a range of service talk through how they are developing contingencies for the winter period and practical ways to protect themselves from the impact of staffing challenges. Listen to the panel discussions and debate and learn about different approaches other services are adopting for the winter ahead. You can also view a previous webinar which gave lots of advice around .

We also have a which you may find useful. The webinar was aimed at registered managers in the Midlands area, but the advice applies nationwide. Hear from lots of organisations including Money and Pensions Service, HMRC and Citizens Advice Service.

Duration 44 mins 9 secs



Maximise recruitment

In partnership with Neil Eastwood, Founder and CEO of Care Friends, and author of ‘Saving social care’, this webinar shares sector expertise to support you in the recruitment process. You will hear about top tips, innovative recruitment initiatives and lots of useful practical ideas from other managers.

Duration 43 mins 7 secs



Maximise retention

In partnership with Neil Eastwood, Founder and CEO of Care Friends and author of ‘Saving Social Care’, this webinar shares sector expertise around maximising the retention of your staff. Discover top tips and innovative solutions for staff retention and lots of useful practical ideas from other managers

Duration 31 mins




Recruitment support

Use our tools and resources to help you recruit and retain people who have the right values for your organisation and the adult social care sector.