Social workers: how to recruit and retain the best
Using mental health as a key starting point, Penna’s Sonia Tanda offers some top tips on how to retain your key workers.
How to attract the best talent
2021 was quite a year for local government recruitment, especially in social work, says Sonia Tanda. She explains some of the ways to attract the best candidates.
Councils' USP is their focus on employees as people
Sue Atkinson, Anne Sullivan and Sonia Tanda at Penna say it's time to talk about your council's diversity and inclusion strategy, physical and mental health initiatives and your organisational culture.
A tailored, personal approach gives you an edge
Sonia Tanda at Penna looks at how councils can stand out from the crowd when it comes to recruiting social workers.
The right time for some strategic thinking
The pandemic has presented an opportunity for the sector to re-think its recruitment strategies, particularly in the search for experienced social workers. Maggie Hennessy and Sonia Tanda explain.