Workforce recruitment and development

Guidance, information and resources on staff recruitment and development


Sutton is a part of a number of South West London and regional workforce projects, including:

  • Prince’s Trust workforce project: A project which provides care homes a pool of ready candidates for virtual interviews, for positions including Health Care Assistant roles, Volunteer Roles, Manager Roles, Administrative Roles, Kitchen staff and Cleaning staff.
  • London Workforce Hub: A scheme which can fast-track healthcare professional roles, (for example nurses) into care homes where required
  • Allied Health Professionals (AHP) Hub: A scheme which can fast-track AHP roles (for example psychologists, occupational therapists, physios/rehab staff) into care homes where required
  • Proud to Care: Pan London Recruitment programme for social care professionals We have also provided information on free job listings, including Job Centre Plus advertising and Twitter Campaign to recruit local people into social care.

Skills for Care

Skills for Care supports adult social care employers to deliver what the people they support need and what commissioners and regulators expect. We do this by helping employers get the best from their most valuable resource – their people.

Their practical support helps leaders and managers recruit, develop and lead their staff, retaining them from entry level right through to senior leadership and management roles.

Page last updated on November 13th, 2020 at 12:23pm

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