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Multi-lingual carers sought by provider
A LONDON home care provider is sharpening its services by employing staff who can speak the top nine languages in the borough. 
Islington Council is also aiming to meet the religious needs of the ethnic communities it serves by ensuring its contractors employ a diverse workforce. 
The team will include carers who between them are fluent in the most popular languages in the area, including Greek, Turkish, Somali, Bengali and Kurdish.

Firm recruits redundant shop staff
A HOME care company is so desperate for workers it is recruiting redundant staff from Woolworths and Wedgewood, Caring UK can reveal. 
Care UK branch managers have been instructed to contact former managers at the closed stores to make sure all employees that lost their jobs are aware of the career opportunities in home care. 
Care UK managing director Tony Vockins said the company actively promotes the recruitment of carers, but a crisis in numbers has forced them to be more innovative.
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