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Want to help the sector become a destination for young talent? ​

Want to make sure you always have a great pipeline of talent?  ​​

We lose far too many young people to other sectors because they don’t know what exists in care. Our Step into Social Care initiative has been designed for the sector, by the sector, with the purpose of attracting younger people to work in social care.​​

You’ll gain additional resource and the young person will enjoy valuable, paid-for work experience in the care sector. Some of these young people will find the experience life changing – choosing to focus their future career in the sector. Your service users will also benefit greatly through the skills, experience and perspectives young people will bring into your homes and services.  ​​

You need more resource now and you’ll need even more in the future. This initiative taps into a new audience who are currently under-represented in your workplace.

Join us on Friday 16th September online at 10 am to find out more.


Stephen Isherwood

We are delighted to be joined by Stephen Isherwood the CEO of The Institute of Student Employers.

Stephen was appointed Chief Executive of the ISE in June 2013 following seven years as Head of Graduate Recruitment UK & Ireland at EY.

Stephen has managed graduate recruitment and development programmes in both the private and public sectors and has extensive experience in the recruitment and development of students, both graduates and school leavers. He has worked closely with education throughout his career and is focused on the career development and employment of students.

In addition to his current role, Stephen sits on several steering groups related to higher education and employment. Recently he was a commissioner for the Student Futures Commission and a special advisor to Dame Shirley Pearce’s TEF review. He is a member of the Jisc Student Services Advisory Board, a trustee of Ashorne Hill Management College, works with the charity Speakers for Schools and is the Enterprise Advisor for Roding Valley High School. He has presented to various committees in the Houses of Parliament and often appears in national and local media.

Stephen will be sharing an overview of the early talent landscape which will include how different industries engage with young people in 2022.  He will also outline the current and latest demographic, social, economic and financial trends are that are influencing the behaviour and decisions that young people are making in relation to their entry into the workplace.  Stephen will also be sharing his views on where the opportunities are for social care and why it’s so important that there is greater representation of the sector to Gen Z.