UKHCA

United Kingdom Homecare Association
The professional association for homecare providers

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11. Recruitment of staff

These are the resources you may find useful when looking for information relating to this specific standard as described in the Domiciliary Care Agencies Minimum Standards (Northern Ireland).

 

    UKHCA Factsheet: Employing homecare workers aged 16 and 17 years

    Employing young workers cover

    Available to UKHCA members only. Information on how to join UKHCA.

    This guidance is designed to summarise the various regulators' positions on the employment of careworkers aged 16 and 17. Guidance revised January 2020.

    Go to: UKHCA Factsheet: Employing homecare workers aged 16 and 17 years

     

    External Links

    Below are external links to organisations that have already produced useful information relating to this regulatory topic.

     

    Access NI

    AccessNI enables organisations in Northern Ireland to make more informed recruitment decisions by providing criminal history information about anyone seeking paid or unpaid work in certain defined areas, such as working with children or vulnerable adults.

    Visit: Access NI [Link opens in a new window] Link opens in new window

     

    Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)

    NISCC has been established to raise standards in the Northern Ireland social care workforce. There are around 30,000 social care workers and the NISCC can help advise on training of the workforce.

    Visit: Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) [Link opens in a new window] Link opens in new window