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First aid Cousres

Oakland Training are running first aid courses.  These will be monthly   The first date we have is Thursday 25th April 9.30am-4.30pm. Whether you want to learn how to act in an emergency or are requited to do a course for work, this course is suitable for both.  The courses covers The principles of first

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Training

We now have a large training/meeting room to hire.  The room is fully equipped and functions as a training room. We can provide refreshments which can be tailored to meet your needs along with Capacity to facilitate 20 delegates   Large screen for presentations   Flip Chart paper and stationary provided   Air Conditioned  Town Centre Lunch and

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First Aid

Last week Sarah and Shellie attended a Level 3 First Aid course. The course provides people with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations; Roles and responsibilities of a first aider Assessing an incident Managing an unresponsive casualty CPR Recovery Position Choking Seizures Shock Wounds and bleeding

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New Offices

As of the 21st January 2019, this is our new home 43-45, Merrial Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2AE.

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Our little star Lottie

Our beautiful Lottie has many health needs however this does not stop her from living life ! Her parents Rich and Jamie work hard and have had to sacrifice a lot to make sure Lottie has everything us parents take for granted As Lottie cannot walk she needs a special aids , as we know

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Great Candidate Feedback !

It’s always nice to have such great feedback, this shows the extra mile our Consultants go to ensure your Candidate journey is the best !   To whom it may concern         I have worked for Ashleigh for about a year on and off.   Ashleigh is by far the best agency colleague I’ve ever had the privilege

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Moving Offices

Just an update, we will be due to move offices within the next 4 weeks.  We will still be in the town centre, once everything has been signed and sealed we will then reveal where we are moving to. It will be lovely to move in before Christmas!!!!!

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New members of the Oakland Family

This week we have welcomed Richard Peake and Chris Martin to our team. Richard is our new Skilled and Technical Consultant and Chris is our Teaching/Education Consultant. Both represent a huge up skill in each department and we all, at The Oakland Group, are excited to be working together. Richard is a marked improvement to

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Challange Complete

Yesterday Sarah and Shellie completed the 5k Pretty Muddy for Cancer research. They raised over £300. Well done on completing the event in under 40 mins. Sarah has now signed up to complete the Alzheimer’s memory walk and the Elf run for the Caudwell Charity in December. If anyone would like to donate to the

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to our director Sarah, She had a lovely few days in the lakes and is now refreshed and relaxed.  We hope she liked her birthday gifts from the Oakland team. The team went to a 90s night Friday – a great night was had by all – Can you guess who they dressed

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Our Care Manager

We are delighted to have Sarah Shenton who will be the manager of Oakland Care. Sarah has extensive knowledge and understanding of the care sector.  Sarah is a welcome addition to the ever growing care team.  

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Pretty Mudder

Sarah and shellie take part in the cancer research Pretty Muddy on 16th September.  All funds raised will go to cancer research.  Please show you support by donating via the just giving page.   https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/sarah-pursglove2?utm_campaign=eua-share-facebook&utm_content=Sarah-Pursglove2&utm_medium=shares-from-eua&utm_source=facebook  

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Charity

Our charity this year we choose to support a charity, we like to choose a local charity that is close to our hearts and one that doesn’t get much recognition. Lottie has a diagnosis of micro deletion of chromosome 13 which has affected her in several ways. She has low muscle tone and global development

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Employee of the quarter

Every quarter we celebrate employee of the quarter.  All staff have an opportunity to nominate their fellow colleagues. This is for outstanding achievements over the quarter.   Staff get rewarding with a shopping voucher and an employee of the month trophy.   The last quarter Matt who works for Oakland care won the award. Well

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Office Move

Exciting news, we are moving offices.  We have been on queens parade for many years and we will be moving to a new town centre location.  Move news of the move will follow when we have move date. The office will be set over 2 floors and will support our growth of The Oakland Group.

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Lord Mark Heath

Our MD celebrated a BIG birthday this week He was also granted a lordship title Happy Birthday Mark Heath or should we say Lord Mark Heath

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Finding Temporary Work

Looking for Temporary Work?: let us help you. Sometimes in life, commitments mean that you may have to look for temporary or part-time work. It may not be feasible to look for permanent work as you don’t know what the future holds for you, and that’s OK. Oakland House Recruitment specialises in helping our candidates

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Finding Permanent Staff

Oakland House Recruitment knows that you may need to recruit permanent staff to fulfil roles within your business/organisation. With this in mind, our consultants routinely update their knowledge of current market trends and conditions for all of the market sectors that we recruit for. From there, they are able to build long-term candidate and client

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Pre-Interview Checklist

Pre-Interview Checklist Preparing for your interview is always beneficial, and sometimes it’s best to make a checklist. That way, you can easily gauge what needs to be done, and just how prepared you are. You can use the below checklist to help you prepare for your interview. Have you worked out how to get to

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Top 10 Most Asked Interview Questions

When you go for an interview, you can usually be assured that you’ll be asked questions that you’ve had the pleasure of answering before. This puts you in a great position, because you’ll be able to handle them with confidence. Still though, it’s never a bad idea to keep yourself up-to-date with the questions you

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Interview DO’s and DONT’s

An interview is usually a one-to-one discussion that happens because an employer wants to see if you’re suitable for the job. Through the questions they ask, the employer wants to gauge whether you’ll fit in with the current personality and attitude of the business, and whether you’ll be able to perform the job to a

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Interview Techniques and Tips

Preparing for an interview can be stressful – mostly because you don’t know what to expect. You don’t know what questions you’re going to be asked, nor do you know what the personality of the recruiter is like. On top of that, you’re wondering about how you will do – because you want to do

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Tips For Improving Your CV

Your CV is often referred to as the passport of the working industry. In short, the main purpose of your CV is to help you sell yourself to employers. You can use your CV to secure an interview, or to show off your accolades to a potential future employer. Either way, one thing is for

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