Claire swaps reception for recruitment

CLAIRE Archer from Cwmbach near Aberdare has recently (March, 2017) been appointed as an Recruitment Administrator for an award-winning care company in Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT).

The 34-year-old, who previously worked as a receptionist in Cardiff, has joined Abacare, which last year (2016) won a 10-year framework to provide care in the area, and will be responsible for dealing with its care job applications.


Claire said: “I am thrilled to have been appointed as the Recruitment Administrator at Abacare and am already enjoying the position. My day-to-day duties include updating Abacare’s online recruitment information, collating all CVs received, contacting potential candidates and scheduling and confirming interviews.”


Before working as a receptionist Claire also worked as a Payroll Clerk for 15 years for Tesco.


When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband and two children, as well as keeping fit with regular training sessions.


Sarah Williams, Manager of Abacare RCT, said: “It is fantastic to have Claire on board and she has fit into the team extremely well.


“As we get so many applications for positions within the company Claire’s role is integral to the smooth running of the recruitment process.”


Abacare operates a professional Care Management Team that is committed to providing high quality care to individuals in their own homes.


The large team of trained, specialist, care workers provide positive based outcomes and person centred care to people throughout Wales.


Abacare’s core values, instilled into every staff member, include ‘make us proud’, ‘focus on our service users’ wellbeing’, ‘communicate, listen well and speak with respect’, ‘be passionate, honest, caring and considerate’, ‘recruit and develop the very best’ and ‘lead by example’.


It believes it offers inspiring work for inspirational people.


It is a member of the United Kingdom Homecare Association, Ceretas (formerly British Association of Domiciliary Care), The National Homecare Council and The Information Commissioners Office (Data Protection). It is also registered with the Care Social Services Inspectorate Wales.


Abacare has been awarded an Investors in People accolade for its staff training and development for the fourth year running.


Investors in People is a national standard, which provides a framework that helps organisations to improve performance and realise objectives through the effective management and development of their staff.


It was also named Britain’s ‘Most Outstanding Care Agency’ at the UK Over 50s Housing Awards in 2014, 2015 and 2016.


For more information about Abacare, please call 01443 742645 or visit www.abacare.org.uk. Alternatively, please follow the company on Facebook at http://on.fb.me/Yn4zmS or on Twitter by visiting www.twitter.com/visitabacare

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