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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-21877: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 28 February 2019

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will organise and fund a social care recruitment campaign.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 11 March 2019

Part 2 of the original iteration of the National Health & Social Care Workforce Plan included a recommendation that a national recruitment campaign for the social care sector should be undertaken, promoting the sector as a positive career destination. Preparatory work for the campaign is underway at the moment, with a view to launching in the autumn of this year.