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Nov 26, 2019

Get into Care is a recruitment campaign that supports less advantaged young people to work in the care sector. It is a partnership of Crossreach and the Prince's Trust Scotland.

Corrine Morrison-Gillies, Head of HR Operations and People Development at Crossreach spoke to Iriss about this award winning programme....


Nov 19, 2019

Include Me 2 Club aims to change the face of social care in East Renfrewshire, by taking a person-centred, community asset-based approach.

Michael McEwan interviews Paul McIlvaney, the Chair of the project.

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Nov 12, 2019

Dorothy Neriah is a a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh who is conducting research on rethinking how we understand, evaluate and undertake foster carer recruitment.

Michelle from Iriss had a conversation with her about how she came to focus on this topic, current practice in foster carer recruitment, and the...


Nov 5, 2019

Hannah Tweed from the ALLIANCE and Dianne Theakstone from Self-directed Support Scotland spoke to Iriss about the joint research they are undertaking on user experiences of self-directed support in Scotland.

This Scottish Government funded research intends to encourage and develop policy and best practice across the...


Oct 29, 2019

Ensemble is a Loretto Care project that supports young people out of homelessness through song writing and music.

On 19 September, Michelle from Iriss travelled to Stirling to speak with Michael Timmons, Community Engagement Lead for the project, and Andrew Sinclair a participant and volunteer. Ensemble received ‘A...