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Highs and Furloughs
Highs and Furloughs
I’m sure that for a lot of you, it has been a crazy and emotional few months… Worry, uncertainty and anxiety are...
29 Jun 2020
Posted by: Joel Tillyer
7 tips for reducing stress as a social worker
7 tips for reducing stress as a social worker
It’s no secret that social work is a very stressful job. Workloads have increased due to high demands, stress levels am...
16 Jun 2020
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Social care after Covid-19: What does the future look like?
Social care after Covid-19: What does the future look like?
Social care has well and truly been in the spotlight throughout the Covid-19 crisis for better and for worse. While there has...
What can you do to help during the coronavirus outbreak? 
What can you do to help during the coronavirus outbreak? 
Figures show that within one month the number of NHS staff who responded to the government’s plea to help during the pa...
Why work in care?
Why work in care?
Social care has always been an incredibly rewarding career, but now more than ever it’s a critical industry that will h...
We Need You!
We Need You!
At the start of another challenging week for the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, times are uncertain and testing, but w...
30 Mar 2020
Posted by: Joel Tillyer
What makes a good or outstanding care home?
What makes a good or outstanding care home?
There are currently more than 60 outstanding care homes in the UK and around 800 good care homes. This means that only a marg...
A message to our candidates and clients
A message to our candidates and clients
A message to all our clients and candidates.For our most up to date information please see our dedicated webpage - www.charec...
17 Mar 2020
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
COVID-19 Update for our Candidates and Clients
COVID-19 Update for our Candidates and Clients
Given the unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19, I have created a video for the benefit of our Social Work, Social Care and Nurs...
16 Mar 2020
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Charles Hunter Associates receives Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2020
Charles Hunter Associates receives Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2020
Charles Hunter Associates has won the Feefo Gold Trusted Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises b...
13 Feb 2020
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
What does a social care nurse do?
What does a social care nurse do?
The key role of a social care nurse is to balance health care with social care, meaning that the 42,000 registered nurses cur...
23 Jan 2020
Posted by: Carlvin Kihura
Care careers where you can make a difference
Care careers where you can make a difference
There are some people for whom caring for others just comes naturally. Whether that’s as a nurse, social care professio...
10 Dec 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Success in Social Work: How to start and progress your career
Success in Social Work: How to start and progress your career
The Social Work sector continues to flourish in the UK, with the Adult Social Care sector employing 17,000 social workers in ...
28 Nov 2019
Posted by: Tom Mckenna
Brexit and social care: What does the future look like?
Brexit and social care: What does the future look like?
As the United Kingdom edges nearer to a long-awaited Brexit outcome, businesses and professionals alike are beginning to prep...
24 Oct 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
What do tax rule changes mean for social workers?
What do tax rule changes mean for social workers?
Changes to IR35 tax regulations have been met with interest by many in the industry, with social workers paying close attenti...
19 Aug 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
Compliance Kings
Compliance Kings
Compliance Kings! We only went and did it again didn’t we! Charles Hunter Associates is celebrating it’s 5th c...
16 Jul 2019
Posted by: Abby Bryant
How can social workers help to tackle gang crime?
How can social workers help to tackle gang crime?
Violent and gang-related crime are ongoing issues in the United Kingdom, with a 19% rise in violent crime recorded by police ...
26 Jun 2019
Posted by: Jonathan Wadsworth
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