Our reflections on recruiting staff for our new children’s home – Lighthouse Children’s Homes

“Having recently finished our first full round of recruitment a few weeks ago, I have been reflecting on some of the key learnings from this experience” (Sinead Kirrane, Senior Development Manager).

  • Recruiting a team
  • The value of young people’s perspectives
  • Working in a children’s home isn’t about sitting behind a desk all day, so why would we recruit like that?
  • Having an informal conversation
  • There is no ‘right’ answer’

Read in full at source: Our reflections on recruiting staff for our new children’s home – Lighthouse Children’s Homes

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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