Recruiter Magazine Reports on Worrying Industry Trend
The social care industry is heading for both a budgetary, as well as a skills, shortage if it fails to address the preference for older, more experienced and more expensive workers, recruiters say.
Temporary recruitment specialist Comensura, part of Impellam Group, this week released its 2015 Social Care Index, which shows the number of temporary social care workers (TSCW) hires aged 45-54 rose by 9.3% to account for 32.8% of the total temporary social care workforce in the year to March 2015 as compared to the previous year.
The numbers of TSCWs aged 16-24 and 25-34 decreased by 21.8% and 6.1% respectively between the same period.
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