Social care organisations are people-intensive and face the challenges of recruiting and retaining staff within tight financial constraints. A highly engaged workforce leads to lower turnover and absence, higher levels of performance and customer service and creates benefits for employees.
The two leading organisations representing not for-profit providers, the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group and the National Care Forum, have joined forces with Agenda Consulting to tackle social care workforce challenges.
The Social Care Employee Engagement Survey enables organisations to benchmark their results with other similar organisations, across service types and client groups. The survey:
For details of the survey, questions, and prices please get in touch to request an information pack.
“Staff engagement is a valuable indicator of satisfaction and motivation which we know is directly linked to quality of care delivery and, in turn, better outcomes for people receiving care and support. The National Care Forum is pleased to be working with experts Agenda Consulting (and in partnership with VODG) to develop a staff engagement survey which will support our members and complement our other HR benchmarking work.”Des Kelly, OBE, Executive Director, National Care Forum
“Workforce issues, including the recruitment and retention of staff, is one of the greatest challenges facing social care and disability services. All organisations need an informed starting point as to what engages and motivates staff. The valuable insight and evidence collected through the Social Care Engagement Survey will help organisations to further develop strategies and tactics."Dr Rhidian Hughes, Chief Executive, VODG
“We are delighted to work with NCF and VODG to deliver a survey, which will provide deep insight into the factors influencing employee engagement in the Social Care Sector. Organisations will be able to benchmark their own results with others in their sector.”Roger Parry, Director, Agenda Consulting
If you are interested in joining the reference group, please contact Clare Harris