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Free 12-month Care Friends employee referral app licences for Devon adult social care providers

  • 23 Mar 2021
  • 14:30 - 15:30

DCC are delighted to provide FREE Care Friends annual licences to any adult social care provider operating in Devon County Council’s area but supply is limited, so get yours now!

What is the Care Friends app?

Many of you will know Neil Eastwood, who has spoken about recruitment and retention at Devon conferences over the years. Neil has created an employee referral app in partnership with Skills for , to encourage many more staff to recommend their friends to join them in the care sector. Care staff earn points instantly for every stage of the recruitment process, and managers can also give bonus points to recognise hard work or reward going the extra mile.

Results so far:

Research has shown employee referrals are the best source for delivering high performing and long-staying care staff who have been selected for their values by one of your team. The app has significantly increased new starters from employee referrals for providers, and 10,000 candidates have been generated since launch in June 2020.

Launching to staff is easy:

Getting the app set up and launched is easy and fully supported by Care Friends. Over 12,000 care workers have now downloaded the app already, with more joining daily.

Act now! Register to join a DCC Care Friends Introduction webinar on:

  • Tuesday 23 March at 2.30pm or
  • Thursday 25 March at 12.00noon or
  • Wednesday 31 March at 4.00pm.

To register please visit Care Friends or email. Can’t attend either date? Got questions? Visit Care Friends or email.

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Funded by the Department of Health and Social Care’s Workforce Capacity Fund




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