a website and magazine – for everyone in social care
- Community Care.co.uk is a specialist website dedicated to all areas of the social care profession.
- Our website is the leading online medium for those working in social care and it contains all of the articles that have been published both in Community Care magazine and online since 1995 … (about 1/2).
About 2/2: … Community Care is updated regularly throughout each working day with breaking news within the sector. We also provide a summary of the social care related stories from the national newspapers by 10 am each working day under ‘In Today’s papers’.
The website also brings you 60 Second Interviews with key people in the sector who feature prominently in the news and transcripts of interviews with policy makers and ministers under The Big Interview.
We strive to help social care professionals in their everyday jobs and provide legal updates and a parliamentary module which tracks government bills, consultations and private members bills. We also have Best Practice section featuring innovative projects in the field and a PRTL Zone which allows registered social workers to log and record their post registration training and learning activities.
Community Care is an interactive medium which includes poll questions, weekly ‘have your say’ questions and online discussions.
We also have essential background information under “The Bigger Picture”, key events in the sector and an A-Z of benefits.
With this wealth of must-have information, our recruitment advertising section is constantly expanding and we now have thousands of jobs advertised online. Our Job Alerts allows job seekers to select criteria for jobs they are seeking. They receive a list of jobs matching those criteria every time new jobs are added to the site. Our website also includes an employer directory and a directory of care providers.
Community Care magazine:
Community Care is the leading weekly magazine for the social care sector providing news, analysis, opinion and background information of unrivalled authority. It is also the market leader in recruitment advertising aimed at social care professionals of all disciplines.
Community Care is for everyone in social care, at all levels of seniority, in all agencies and working with anyone who needs their services, whether children or adults. It has won many awards including the PPA Business and Professional Magazine of the Year – the magazine industry’s most prestigious award. The magazine’s editor and staff have also won many awards, both for writing and for its campaigning work.
Championing the interests and values of social care, Community Care has helped shape social care policy through many changes over the years. Now, with the sector facing the greatest change since the early 1970s, Community Care is once again committed to guiding and leading its readers through.
The magazine is known for its campaigning stance and champions the interests of its readers and the people they work with. High profile and influential campaigns have covered issues including youth justice, the rights of asylum seekers, violence against social care staff, abuse of older people and improving services for young people leaving care … (full text).