Using social media in recruitment

Social media courses

Social Media can be used to create or strengthen your employer brand and to attract talent to your organisation. Social media platforms are informal and can help you to reach out to an audience who may not be aware of vacancies through other routes.

NHS organisations are at different stages in their use of social media for branding and recruitment. This page will look at the use of social media, the resources available to you and examples of good practice, helping to dispel any myths around the use of social media. 

  • Social Media Experts - introductory blog covering the impact of social media and first steps to take.
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - learn how the trust used social media to recruit apprentices.
  • In a series of three blogs, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, now known as the Northern Care Alliance, share their social media journey since attending an NHS Employers workshop. 

- Part one

- Part two

- Part three


You can also read our FAQs covering social media and recruitment. 

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