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165,000 Care Vacancies

The number of job vacancies in adult social care in England rose by 52% last year, while the number of filled posts dropped for the first time since records began, according to official figures from Skills for Care

There were 165,000 vacant posts as the end of June, up 55,000 on the year before, and representing just under 10% of total roles.


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