Category Recruitment

Council aims to tackle childminder shortage

Somerset County Council is launching a new campaign to tackle a childminder shortage across the county. The number of childminders in Somerset has fallen dramatically year upon year, in line with what is a national picture. In response the Council has been working hard to boost the numbers and is launching a new initiative aimed […]

Save the date! Fire + Fostering event for ‘Pioneering’ people

If you work for the police, fire or ambulance services, or in health, education, a local authority or charity – and would consider fostering a child in need – Somerset County Council has an important date for your diary. The Council is teaming up with Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service to host a […]

County Council presents Frome branch of Co-op with ‘Employer of Choice’ award

A Frome based branch of Co-Operative Group has won an award from Somerset County Council for its long-term commitment to employees with learning difficulties. The County Council’s Aspire service that helps adults with learning difficulties find employment, has given Co-op the award in recognition of the company’s long-term work and commitment towards people with learning […]

Social workers scramble up Snowdon for Somerset Foster Carers

Dedicated social workers have trekked to the top of Wales’ highest mountain in aid of a voluntary organisation representing Foster Carers in Somerset. Mount Snowdon stands at a whopping 3,560 feet above sea level and is the highest point in the UK outside the Scottish Highlands. Nine energetic members of Somerset County Council’s Fostering and […]