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Social work caseloads: How high is too high?
Social work caseloads: How high is too high?
Heavy caseloads in social work are a relatively large source of stress for social workers and 56% of them have related this s...
25 Apr 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
We are Charles Hunter Associates
We are Charles Hunter Associates
It’s exciting times for us here at Charles Hunter Associates. We are growing and looking for talented and driven people...
28 Mar 2019
Posted by: Joel Tillyer
How can we encourage more young people to embark on a career in social care?
How can we encourage more young people to embark on a career in social care?
While the social care industry employs 1.45m people, there are currently 110,000 vacancies within social care — a numbe...
20 Mar 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
10 Years and Growing!
10 Years and Growing!
Happy 2019!!! You may think I’m a few months too late to see in the New Year but at Charles Hunter Associates, we are ...
01 Mar 2019
Posted by: Joel Tillyer
Full steam ahead
Full steam ahead
It is late February 2019, and we are racing towards the end of Q1 already. Last year we set some pretty adventurous targets...
22 Feb 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Increased Funding for Trainee Social Workers
Increased Funding for Trainee Social Workers
This week it was announced that the Frontline Children’s Social Work Training Programme would receive vital funding, th...
24 Jan 2019
Posted by: Brian Allbrighton
Learning from afar: how Japan transformed Social Care for the elderly
Learning from afar: how Japan transformed Social Care for the elderly
Social Care in England is coming under increasing strain. An ageing society is placing ever-more complex demands upon Social ...
28 Nov 2018
Posted by: Mark Beaver
Employee Spotlight: Cassie Hoskings
Employee Spotlight: Cassie Hoskings
This month, we have spoken to Locum Social Work Consultant, Cassie Hoskings. She tells us about the benefits offered at ...
14 Nov 2018
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Finalist at the Laingbuisson Social Care Awards 2018!
Finalist at the Laingbuisson Social Care Awards 2018!
Charles Hunter Associates has been named a Finalist for the ‘Recruiter’ category in the Laingbuisson Awards 2018....
Abby Bryant Joins Compliance+ Standards Committee
Abby Bryant Joins Compliance+ Standards Committee
On the 6th November, APSCo announced the new members of the Social Work and Education Compliance+ Standards Committees. The S...
09 Nov 2018
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Finalist for 'Best Small Recruitment Agency' 2018
Finalist for 'Best Small Recruitment Agency' 2018
The NORAs (National Online Recruitment Awards) were established in order to recognise and acclaim the very best examples of o...
How to Choose an Umbrella Company
How to Choose an Umbrella Company
An Umbrella Company is responsible for making the necessary statutory PAYE deductions for you, including tax and National Ins...
22 Oct 2018
Posted by: Jack Evans-Walsh
The role of technology in the Social Care sector
The role of technology in the Social Care sector
The need for local services to transform the way in which they deliver care has never been greater. With an ageing population...
19 Oct 2018
Posted by: Mark Beaver
Employee Spotlight: Drew Marlow
Employee Spotlight: Drew Marlow
This month, we have spoken to Senior Consultant, Drew Marlow. His employee spotlight has focused on why he chose Charles Hunt...
Join us at Community Care Live 2018
Join us at Community Care Live 2018
On the 25th and 26th September, Charles Hunter Associates will be attending Community Care Live 2018! This will be our sixth ...
5 Things You Should Always Include on a Social Work CV
5 Things You Should Always Include on a Social Work CV
It’s tough to know where to begin when writing or re-writing your Social Work CV. The main thing to remember is to play...
22 Aug 2018
Posted by: Tom Mckenna
Our Fourth Year of Compliance+ Accreditation!
Our Fourth Year of Compliance+ Accreditation!
On the 25th July, Charles Hunter Associates passed APSCo’s Compliance+ accreditation for the fourth year in a row! Com...
The Perception of Social Care and the Workforce Crisis
The Perception of Social Care and the Workforce Crisis
It comes as no surprise that finding top quality Care Staff is becoming increasingly difficult. Fewer people are considering ...
23 Jul 2018
Posted by: Mark Beaver
What is required for a career in adoption and fostering social work?
What is required for a career in adoption and fostering social work?
A career in social work can be incredibly demanding, but for many people, it’s the most rewarding work they’ll ev...
26 Jun 2018
Posted by: Jamil Olweny
Charles Hunter Associates Partnering with Feefo Reviews!
Charles Hunter Associates Partnering with Feefo Reviews!
You may have noticed a new addition the Charles Hunter home page…  Charles Hunter Associates have decided to p...
04 Jun 2018
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth