4 reasons to take a Working Holiday in Australia (for Social Workers and Health & Social Care professionals)

Taking a working holiday in Australia is popular for a reason – it’s a great way to work and travel! But it can be even better if you’ve got qualifications and experience in social work, social care, mental health, community services and related sectors. Here’s why… 1. You can use your skills and qualifications down … Read more

Meet our Resourcers: Claire & Elyse

Headshots of Claire and Elyse

Here at Be. Recruitment, we believe people are our greatest asset. That’s certainly true of our hard-working and dedicated Resourcers, who work closely with our consultants to fill clients’ vacancies with the best possible talent. Read on to find out more about them! “These people are amazing!” – Elyse Elyse Tubb is a Resourcer who … Read more

Meet the founders: Jenny and Zena

Jenny Rosser and Zena Clark founded Be. Recruitment in June 2018 to deliver affordable, high-touch recruitment services to the social care sector. Zena explains:“We felt that there was a gap in the market for a high-touch recruitment company specialising in community services. “We knew that at the lower end of the the salary scale, a … Read more

Meet the team: Theo Venables

Theo Venables

Theo Venables brings valuable professional experience working in the social care space in both Australia and the UK, across mental health, disability, and child, youth and family services. “I enjoy supporting people to work in the industry,” he says, “and finding the right people, knowing what type of person it takes to do each specific … Read more

Meet the team: Lauren Roobottom

Meet the team Lauren Roobottom

One of the key reasons that Be. Recruitment consultants are so capable at recruiting for roles in social care, is that many started their careers working in the industry. Lauren Roobottom is one of our Principal Consultants. Her heart for the social care sector goes back to her early working years in the U.K. where … Read more

How to get the best out of your recruitment agency

The more recruitment agencies working on your vacancy, the faster it’s filled, right?  Actually, the opposite is usually true!  According to Louise Archer from Retrained Search, inviting multiple recruiters to try and fill a role (called ‘contingent recruitment’) has an average fill rate of below 25%.  In contrast, fill rates are up around 95–100% for agencies engaged exclusively on a retained basis.  Read on to discover why, and learn how to get the most out of your … Read more