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5 top tips to support newly-hired managers

When recruiting and hiring a new manager for your care service, the week before and the first few weeks in your organisation are the most important time to ensure your new recruit becomes an effective and intrinsic part of your team.  Samuel Barrington, the Chief Executive of Care Improvement Associates has over 23 years of care, quality and compliance experience. He understands the importance of recruiting the right manager for your service and making sure they are set up well from day one in your organisation.

How to succeed in strength-based interviews

For many in care home manager jobs, competency-based interviews are generally well known. Talking through proven examples of your previous experience to assess your suitability is a tried and tested method for both the care home and the manager candidate. But the strength-based interview is starting to increase in popularity, whether in care home manager jobs or other areas of healthcare.

3 simple tips to improve your employability for your dream job

Whether or not you’re actively looking for a new job, you are bound to have thought about where you’d like to end up in your career. People in Care Home Manager jobs, just like those in any other profession, are sure to have an idea of what motivates them and what they’d like to achieve.

CV Tips: The One Word You Need to Add

If you’re considering new career opportunities, whether in Care Home Manager jobs or in other areas of healthcare, then you’ll want your CV to be at its best. It’s crucial that it includes all of your skills and achievements – and even more crucial that it explains them properly, so employers can see your potential within seconds.

How to answer “what are your weaknesses?”

Regardless of the job in question, you know that you’re likely to be asked about your key strengths and suitability for the role. There’s also a good chance you’ll be questioned on challenges you’ve faced, but increasingly employers are asking candidates to detail their weaknesses.

5 ways a high-performing individual can change your business

No matter what technology you may have to hand, it’s always the people that make the workplace. This is true whether you’re looking at GP, optical, veterinary or care home manager jobs – hire the right individuals and you should see fantastic results. Here we take a look at five of the ways that some of the best candidates can change the business they’re in.

5 top tips to polish your social media profile – and find that dream job


Social media is playing an increasingly large role in our online lives – and this is no different when it comes to job hunting and recruitment. More than ever, potential employers will look at applicants’ social media profiles to narrow down their list of candidates to interview.

Why is a positive workplace culture so important in the care sector?

Is positivity a key driver for a great standards of care in your home and how can you drive the culture of positivity though your staff?

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First impressions count

When applying for a job as a Care Home manager or Nurse it’s a really good idea to check out your new place of employment first.