The QT

Saturday 15 June 2024

Our future in their caring hands

With the social care sector facing a workforce crisis, Jane Hall finds out what Newcastle College is doing to help address the staffing challenge in the latest in our series Do We Care?
  • Facilities are attracting more students who see a career pathway despite poor wages
  • Growing workforce and retention is key with 160,000 care vacancies on an average day
  • Teenagers optimistic about their prospects but solving social care remains critical to future of NHS



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