Partners

We are passionate about creating collaborative working relationships that create a positive impact for people who receive care and support, social care employees, providers, and communities.

We have created partnerships with a range of services that have valuable expertise to support the social care sector, providing you with the solutions you need to provide high-quality care and support.

Our partnerships enable us to respond to important changes and trends within the market – part of an ongoing quest to deliver genuine added value to our clients.

Click on the contact details below to email one of the partners about the services they can provide.

Connect Recruitment Solutions Logo

Connect offer a variety of recruitment solutions to the social care sector, temporary staffing solutions, temp to perm opportunities or sourcing permanent appointments.

They are proud to support the social care sector to deliver high standards of care and support. They do this by being committed to putting quality care at the forefront of what we do.

Staff are provided with expert training, skills development opportunities and support.

For our temporary and temp-perm staff, we offer onsite observations providing opportunities to develop strengths and learn, through feedback, while providing our clients with additional reassurances. 

We support staff to focus on their own wellbeing, so they can support the wellbeing of those they deliver services to. And we ensure that they feel connected with us as a team.

We follow rigorous recruitment processes in line with the Health & Social Care Act to ensure that the highest quality of care can be delivered to those receiving care and support and our clients.

We work alongside clients to provide the recruitment solutions they need that improve the quality of care that individuals receive.

Contact:           info@connectrecruitmentsolutions.com

ASDS Promotional Clothing

ASDS Promotional Clothing understands the financial pressures continually faced within social care.

They provide high quality, affordable uniform, and workwear to the social care market, to support you to continue to deliver truly invaluable, high-quality care services by helping to reduce your uniform expenditure, therefore continually supporting you to continually invest in direct support services you offer.

They provide a range of tunics, polo shirts and much more with embroidered logos, depending on your uniform requirements.

Contact: david.shepherd@asdspromotional.com

Bright Thinking Training

Susan Brown of Bright Thinking Training has extensive experience in delivering specialised management development training, having delivered training for Local Authorities within Adult & Child Sectors, as well a strong public service and customer service background, she has really made a difference to individuals, large corporates, SMEs and the Public Sector.

Susan is passionate about enabling people to be the best they can be. Whether that is helping them learn new skills or become more confident.

Susan can offer one day courses, or training programmes such as “new line managers toolkit”, a 5-day programme for the “Essential Manager”. Topics covered include:

  • Stress Management & Building Resilience
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Presentation Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Time Management
  • Change Management
  • Team Building for Managers
  • Assertiveness & Confidence Building
  • Performance Management
  • Enhanced Communication Skills
  • Leadership/Management Styles – Developing your personal style
  • Managing a Diverse Team – Unconscious Bias
  • Emotional Intelligence

The content of each session can be tailored to your needs with sessions designed using bespoke case studies, key business (culture & core value) messages and learning outcomes you require.

Susan and Stacey Shepherd of Improving Care Consultancy can deliver joint training to line managers, providing a full program of the key leadership and management skills, and the requirements of line managers regarding the Care Quality Commission, compliance and other relevant regulations surrounding the Social Care sector.

All training can be delivered to individual services/providers or to multiple services/providers to add value for money and ensure as many people attend as possible. This also supports cross organisational learning and the sharing of best practice (subject to availability and each providers geographical location).

Contact: susan@brightthinkingtraining.co.uk

Sally Hamilton

Sally Hamilton provides a wide range of high-quality training specifically for social care front line staff.

Whatever your requirements, Sally can help you meet the Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulatory requirements, offering quality training that provides both theory and practical elements to develop the skills and competencies of staff.

Courses can be delivered at your location or remotely depending on your needs.

Sally delivers a range of mandatory courses and can develop bespoke training packages, with discounts available for multiple bookings.

Some of the courses offered:

  • Food hygiene
  • Fire Safety
  • Health and safety awareness
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Medication management
  • Person-centred care
  • Recording and reporting
  • Safeguarding
  • Positive behaviour support
  • Plus, many more…

Contact: sally@sally-hamilton.co.uk