Winter #TeamFalkirk Recruitment Fair

Winter job seekers are being encouraged to consider a role in social care, with local support providers banding together at a recruitment event on Thursday 16th November to offer many permanent career opportunities in Falkirk.

Winter #TeamFalkirk Recruitment Fair

Falkirk Trinity Church, Manse Pl, Falkirk, FK1 1JN
Thursday 16 November 2023
1030am to 2pm

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Local care organisations say that while other sectors are filling temporary positions to meet the traditionally busy Christmas period, the care sector has a variety of permanent roles which are flexible, accessible to new-entrants, and offer future career progression.

The Winter #TeamFalkirk Recruitment Fair, hosted by Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership, will showcase job opportunities from across local care homes, home care services, day care support, reablement teams, mental health, and social care services.

In addition, advice will be available on the day from Falkirk Council’s Employment and Training Unit, who can help local people find a job or training opportunities to progress their careers.

Lana Ray, a Team Manager in Falkirk Council’s Care and Support at Home Service, said: “There are around 30 different organisations providing care within people’s homes and supporting people within our communities, across Falkirk. Our Care and Support at Home is just one of the many routes into social care – with other opportunities available in teams within care homes, supported housing, and day care services.

“Working together, everyone in social care provides the compassion and support needed to help people live their lives to the fullest potential. If that sounds like something you’d like to be part of, I’d encourage you to consider a career in care.”

Sarah McCulley, Service Manager, Falkirk Employment and Training Unit, adds: “Many local care employers, including Falkirk Council, are making it as easy as possible to apply for, and start, a career in care.

“With just a simple CV upload, in minutes you could be on your way to a rewarding and long-lasting career. We’re on hand to help people secure a career that matches their skills and values, offering advice on how to develop a CV, complete an application, or ace their next interview.”

Those interested in pursuing a career in social care are encouraged to attend to learn about the entry routes or progression opportunities available right now. For many care roles, candidates do not need qualifications or experience to get started – just a caring attitude.

Some employers, including Falkirk Council, are offering to fund a qualification in health and social care (SVQ Level 2) as part of their job offer. The skills and knowledge gained from such a qualification can help people gain entry to a range of professions including occupational therapy, social work, nursing, and physiotherapy.

The free-to-attend #TeamFalkirk Recruitment Fair will take place at Falkirk Trinity Church on Thursday 16th November between 10.30am and 2pm. For more information about starting a career in care, visit  

Employers available on the day include:

  • Falkirk Council – Care and Support at Home Team
  • Community Integrated Care
  • Cera Care
  • Extended Personal Care
  • Kingdom
  • Careline
  • Caledonia Social Care
  • Swanton Care
  • Ion Care
  • Cluaran Care
  • 1st Homecare
  • Key Community Support

+ support and advice available from the Employment and Training Unit