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Working in Lancashire

Covering over 3,000 km2 of England’s North West, Lancashire is a county of contrasting landscapes. This includes long stretches of beautiful coastline, scenic mountain ranges and sweeping moorland. Residents of Lancashire are spoilt not only by their natural surroundings but also by the opportunities that are available, making it a prosperous choice for relocation. Heritage […]

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8 Commonly Asked Social Work Interview Questions

Congratulations on landing a social work interview! Maybe you have just finished your studies and are wanting to put all of that theory you’ve learnt into practice or maybe you are a few years into your career and looking for a new opportunity. Whatever the reason, you now need to make sure you can stand […]

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Monday Motivation

It’s that time again. For some, the worst ‘M’ in the English Dictionary! Ok maybe it’s not that dramatic but, for many, Monday can cause a great amount of unrest. Never fear, we are here with some advice to get you through. So read on and go and conquer your Monday like a boss! Riddle […]

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A Day in the Life of a Housing Association Chief Executive

I’m sure many will sympathise with me when I say that I struggle to properly function in the morning until I’ve had a cup of coffee, if not two. For this reason, my first port of call when I get into the office is to drink the contents of the cup that my PA has […]

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Working in the Housing Sector

For those who don’t know, housing is a flourishing and extremely varied sector to work in. From giving advice to the homeless, to allocating houses to tenants, it can be both a rewarding and challenging career choice, with an incredible variety of jobs on offer. The housing sector is not only about the building itself, […]

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Coventry City Council – Investing in the future of Coventry’s children

At Coventry City Council, we’re making a dynamic move to change the face of social care. For too long, talented professionals have been frustrated by disjointed facilities, workloads that are overwhelming and a lack of cohesion in the service, meaning that vulnerable children and families in need were at risk of slipping through the net. […]

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CV Refresh

When was the last time you refreshed your CV? If you can’t remember or if it was way back when, it is definitely time to spruce it up. A strong CV is an essential tool in helping you stand out from the competition. So, in order to help you to achieve this, we have put […]

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7 ways to enjoy your job more

We all have a moan about work from time to time. Amongst friends or family it can be incredibly therapeutic to get any frustrations or stresses you may have off your chest and give a clearer perspective on what needs to be done. It is, however, important to establish the difference between venting some frustrations […]

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How to deal with interview rejection

Unfortunately rejection is a part of life that everyone must endure at some point. Much like unrequited love, a job rejection can be tough to take and incredibly discouraging. As tough as it may be, it’s important to pick yourself back up and not let it deter you from achieving your goals. Many see it […]

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