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The CV, still alive and kicking

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison A CV (Curriculum Vitae), or résumé, is still the most popular way of applying for a job or approaching an employer. Even if you are applying through an online application process, your CV will still be Continue reading..

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Our Company Culture (and 30 reasons why Sykes is different)

At Sykes Cottages we pride ourselves on our Company Culture which we like to think we have perfected over our 20+ years in the biz’. Whether this is through our investment into employee engagement (see 8. our VIBE team), involvement in community volunteering programmes (see 14. Promoting Volunteering) or embodying our core company values in Continue reading..

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Right at Home is awarded national 5* employer status for second consecutive year

Leading UK homecare provider Right at Home has been awarded national 5* employer status across its network of 60+ locally owned and operated offices. The business was named a 5* employer for the second year running, following its annual employee engagement survey, run by independent researcher WorkBuzz. More than 1,200 CareGivers completed the anonymised survey Continue reading..

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Marking our one year charity partnership with Alzheimer’s Society

This month marks the one year anniversary of our national charity partnership with Alzheimer’s Society. When we launched our partnership in 2019, we did so with the aim of raising £20,000 across our network of 60+ offices over a 12-month period. When we first discussed with our network the idea of supporting a national charity, Continue reading..

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Right at Home UK launches new vlog series

Tuesday 5 May 2020 In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, we are launching a series of vlogs answering key questions around homecare. The first vlog in our series features our Chief Operating Officer, Lucy Campbell, discussing the topic of safe homecare and what we are doing to keep our Clients and CareGivers safe during Continue reading..

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Maintaining your mental health and wellbeing whilst isolated at home

2 April 2020 Your mental health and wellbeing should always be a priority but during these challenging times, where we are spending the majority, if not all of our time indoors, it’s more important than ever to look after yourself and look out for others. We have put together six key tips for maintaining mental health and wellbeing during Continue reading..

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Have you considered a career in care?

Maybe your children have flown the nest or you’re looking for a change in career? Perhaps you are looking for a part-time job now your son or daughter has started school, or you care for a family member and want to turn your skills into a new career? We understand that starting a new career Continue reading..

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Right at Home UK launches national recruitment campaign

1 April 2020 Leading homecare provider Right at Home UK has launched a national recruitment campaign to fill 1,000 new vacancies. It is calling for caring and compassionate people to join its team of CareGivers to help those who need support during the coronavirus pandemic. Right at Home is a homecare franchise with 60+ locally Continue reading..

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Right at Home reaches 1,000+ reviews on homecare.co.uk

Leading homecare provider Right at Home UK has more than 1,000 reviews on the independent review website, homecare.co.uk. The award-winning franchise, which has 60+ offices across the UK, is the most highly-rated national homecare provider on the website. Right at Home prides itself on providing the highest quality care and support to Clients living in Continue reading..