No Ego Essential in Health and Social Care Leadership

In the health sector, recruiters often search for leaders who are able to delegate responsibility to co-workers and find creative solutions to demanding problems. Those who understand the emotional toll of health work and hold a positive attitude are also highly sought after. However, in a new study exploring leadership in health, researchers from The…

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A brighter future for adult social care?

England’s health and adult social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), has successfully developed a new inspection model for care providers. The much needed changes, which will ensure that people receive the safe, high quality and compassionate care that they deserve, have been made possible thanks to the hard work and commitment of its…

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Great leaders exude positivity

There are several well-known attributes that make a great leader – strong organisational skills, decisiveness when it comes to making difficult decisions and the ability to comfortably delegate responsibility and solve complex problems under pressure. However there is one key leadership trait often overlooked in health and social care – attitude. Indeed to be successful…

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Influencing Policy Key to Leadership

by Adam Carter, Managing Director In health and social care, great leaders who inspire and understand the pressures of working in an emotionally challenging environment are always in high demand. So too are leaders who are able to delegate and accept their own limitations in the workplace. However one important leadership trait is often overlooked –…

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Finding The Best Executive Talent: Can Recruiters Really Help?

Finding top-level talent can be tough, particularly in the health and social care sectors where organisations often find themselves recruiting for highly specialist management roles including those across a clinical, academic or research remit. When it comes to filling a critical position that affects the strategic direction of the organisation, some executives may try to…

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Employee Ownership boost for social & health care sector

Today is Employee Ownership Day – a day that, according to organisers, celebrates the “significant benefits that employee ownership delivers to the UK economy”. One area of the economy that is seeing the benefits in having an employee-owned model is social and health care. Employee-owned businesses are co-operatives that are owned by the employees themselves…

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