With the job market in its current condition, for any company attempting to fill its quota of health and social care jobs, it can be something of a challenge.
One of the most difficult elements of filling health and social care jobs can be getting the right candidates. By advertising in traditional media such as newspapers, it is possible to get a high number of candidates. However, a high number of candidates does not guarantee a high quality of candidates and therefore a high quality final appointment.
Non-targeted adverts such as those in newspapers reach a general audience, which may not include a number of qualified and experience care personnel. Therefore, for any organisation looking to recruit in the area of health and social care jobs, it is worth considering using the services of a specialist recruitment agency that specialises in filling these vacancies.
Quite often a specialist recruitment agency will be able to help you with every part of the process, from advertising through to short-listing, interviewing and appointing. They may even be able to help with payroll. In this case, the whole recruitment process is taken over by specialists, this helps you to get on with the vital job of running your business, while allowing professionals in the field of recruitment to do their job and find you the best staff possible.
An agency is likely to have a number of available staff already on its books: staff who have experience and qualifications in health and social care, and who are looking to further their careers. Therefore, an agency provides a much more readily available and experienced bank of potential workers for your company, than may be available by advertising through other means.
Specialist agencies will have experience working with a number of large and small companies, and so will have expert knowledge themselves in working with you to fulfil your staffing requirements, whether part time or full time, permanent or temporary.
About the Author: Emily Inglis is a writer and supporter of health and social care jobs