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APSCo launches Compliance+ for social work

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has announced the launch of APSCo Compliance+, the only best practice quality standard for social work recruitment firms.

The new best practice standard will be available from 1st August and has been developed following extensive consultation with APSCo’s Social Work Sector Group members (formerly ASWEB) and external stakeholders including the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC), the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO), representative managed serviced providers (MSPs) and leading London Boroughs and city councils. APSCo’s fundamental aim is to produce an industry-wide, best practice benchmark for social work recruitment businesses, that sets the standard for providing high quality, appropriate staff and the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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