Testimonials

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    "By a long way, the best social care recruitment site on the web!"

    Institute for Research and
    Innovation in Social Services
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    "A very useful website for a sector that is
    very difficult to
    recruit from."
    Penna Barkers
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    "The RGU is delighted to report an increase in interest in our courses."

    speech-bubbleThe Robert Gordon University
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    "The response to our residential care vacancy
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    Royal Blind School
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Advertising

Care Appointments is a leading website dedicated to the career development of all care professionals, care students & voluntary sector workers. We offer an effective means to reach thousands of jobseeking care professionals across the UK.

target-picWith a loyal following built up over 10 years, we offer recruiters a mechanism that targets individuals in an environment which is packed with relevant career advice and expert comment from leading figures within the caring professions.

We recruit for dozens of local authorities, charities, voluntary sector organisations, colleges & universities - delivering relevant and skilled candidates.

We offer various cost-effective advertising options ranging from banners, job & course posting, email advertising or combinations of all of these.

If you are unsure what package might be suitable for you, drop us a line and we'll recommend the most effective method based on your requirments.

 

Banners & Buttons

  • Regular Button
    • Regular Button 120 X 120 Pixels
    • 24 hour turnaround Ad setting available
    • £1200 Per Month / £300 Per Week
  • Top of Page Banner
    • Top of Page Banner 468 X 60 Pixels
    • 24 hour turnaround Ad setting available
    • £2000 Per Month / £500 Per Week
  • MPU Banner
    • MPU 300 X 250 Pixels
    • 24 hour turnaround Ad setting available
    • £2000 Per Month / £500 Per Week
  • Skyscraper Banner
    • Skyscraper 120 X 600 Pixels
    • 24 hour turnaround Ad setting available
    • £2400 Per Month / £600 Per Week
  • Mini Sky Banner
    • Mini Skyscraper 120 X 240 Pixels
    • 24 hour turnaround Ad setting available
    • £1600 Per Month / £400 Per Week
  • Leaderboard Banner
    • Leaderboard 728 X 90 Pixels
    • 24 hour turnaround Ad setting available
    • £2800 Per Month / £700 Per Week

Got a question?

Contact one of the sales team who will be delighted to help. Call 0141 333 6665 or email us here.

 Advertisers Include

               
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  • FourseasonsLogo120x60
  • LeonardCheshireLogo120x60
  • learndirectlogo120x60
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  • Actionforchildrenlogo120x60
  • NHSlogo120x60
  • NFAlogo120x60
  • RNIBlogo120x60
  • BarnardosLogo120x60
  • AberdeenshireLogo120x60
  • Aberlourlogo120x60
  • AddactionLogo120x60
  • CardiffCouncillogo120x60
  • HanselLogo120x60
  • Mencaplogo120x60
  • NASlogo120x60
  • CeredigionCCLogo120x60
  • NorthamptonshireLogo120x60
  • ShelterLogo120x60
  • ScottishGovLogo120x60
  • TurningPointLogo120x60
  • advanatgehealthcarelogo120x
  • CrossReach 120x60
  • SaveTheChildrenlogo120x60
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Course Advertising

  • Our course advertising options start at just £100 for a full year online from date of purchase and you can always upgrade later if you need be. To post your course right away, simply email here with your course details and required package. For a sample listing and details of field entries, click here.

    Single Course Posting £100.

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    Our course advertising options start at just £100 for a full year online from date of purchase and you can always upgrade later if you need be. To post your course right away, simply email here with your course details and required package. For a sample listing and details of field entries, click here.

    5 Course Package £400.

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  • Our course advertising options start at just £100 for a full year online from date of purchase and you can always upgrade later if you need be. To post your course right away, simply email here with your course details and required package. For a sample listing and details of field entries, click here.

    10 Course Package £800.

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  • Our course advertising options start at just £100 for a full year online from date of purchase and you can always upgrade later if you need be. To post your course right away, simply email here with your course details and required package. For a sample listing and details of field entries, click here.

    25 Course Package £2000.

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  • Our course advertising options start at just £100 for a full year online from date of purchase and you can always upgrade later if you need be. To post your course right away, simply email here with your course details and required package. For a sample listing and details of field entries, click here.

    50 Course Package £4000.

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  • Unlimitednew

    Our course advertising options start at just £100 for a full year online from date of purchase and you can always upgrade later if you need be. To post your course right away, simply email here with your course details and required package. For a sample listing and details of field entries, click here.

    Unlimited Course Package £5000.

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    Ensure your courses receive optimum exposure by going for this option. Regardless of whether results are filtered by type, location or specialism our  'Featured Courses' remain at the top of our listings for the first month. To post your course right away, simply email here with your course details and required package.

    Featured Courses Add £50 Per Course.

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    Coming Soon....We are currently testing a social media extension to our course advertising provision which we hope will provide advertisers with a cost-effective solution to target people based on their location, interests and profession. Email us if you would like more on this when it comes on-stream.

    SOCIAL mEDIA bOLT-ON £ Per Course.

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  • FAQpicCan you manage my account for me? Yes of course, simply email us your course detail & desired package and we'll set everything up for you.

    I have lots of courses - do I have to post each one individually? No, you can supply us with CSV or XLS files of your course data and we'll take care of it.

    I'd like to support my coures with a banner or button - how do I order one? Details of sizes and costs for for banners & buttons are above. Simply email our advertising team with your booking.

Emailer Options

  • eBulletinPicOur weekly eBulletin provides our users with up-to-date site content and offers advertisers a useful media platform to promote their message to a captive audience.

    Ad sizes & costs are set as follows:
    • Top of Email Banner 468 X 60 - £500P/W
    • Regular Box 120 X 120 Pixels - £300 P/W
    • Mini Sky 240 X 120 Pixels - £400 P/W
    • Large Sky 600 X 120 Pixels - £500 P/W

    To reserve any of the above, e-mail: advertising@careappointments.co.uk

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  • OU MailerThis facility offers exclusive access to our email database. Package rates per annum are as follows;

    • Once only - £1000
    • Up to 5 E Shots – £800 per Mailer
    • Up to 10 E Shots - £600 per Mailer
    • Up to 20 E Shots - £500 per Mailer

    Email us your HTML files (we are able to help with artwork if needed), required date/s and preferred package.

    To reserve any of the above, e-mail: advertising@careappointments.co.uk

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  • FAQpicHow many people are on your database? 18,000 or thereabouts.

    Can I target specific people or regions? As the majority of registered users use personal email addresses like hotmail, it's not possible to do this. 

    What file formats do you accept? For the eShot, clients can supply HTML templates to a maximum of max file size100kb. For banners & buttons we accept file JPG, Gif, or PSD.

    Any restrictions? We only send two emails per week - our weekly eBulletin & one eShot per client.

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Content Advertising

  • Home Page AdvertisingThe Recruiter Panel on our home page offers:

    • Job of the Week - Cost £500 P/W
      Places your vacancy in prime postion and links to your listing.
    • Featured Employer - Cost £500 P/W
      Links to your profile on Care Appointments or a URL of your choosing.
    • Recruiting Now - Cost £250 P/W
      Rather than appearing along with every other recruiter in our job listings, this option links jobseekers exclusively to your vacancies.
    To reserve any of the above, e-mail: advertising@careappointments.co.uk
  • Job Lisitng PicTo post jobs on Care Appointments, visit our Recruiter Zone for full details. Job Posting options are set as follows:
    • Single Job - £250
    • 5 Job Package - £1000
    • 10 Job Package - £2000
    • 25 Job Package - £3000
    • Unlimited Job Package - £5000
    • Featured Jobs - Add £50 Per Job
      Each job carries Employer Logo & Location Map

    To book your package, visit our Recruiter Zone

  • Sponsorship BannerAcross the site there are lots of opportunities to sponsor articles. These sponsorships unite advertising and editorial in a way that is beneficial to all: sponsors gain access to targeted audiences, while readers get relevant information on products or services.

    If you are interested in site sponsorship, drop us a line with an outline of what you would like to sponsor along with details of timescale and sponsors product or service. We limit a sponsors message to a logo and strapline. We think this strikes a reasonable balance - less intrusive for readers and therefore more effective for sponsors.

  • FAQpicI don't have the time to manage my own account - can you manage this for me? Yes, of course. Simply supply your data or artwork along with timescales and we'll be happy to accomodate you.

    Do you offer agency commission? Yes, we pay 10% on all bookings from recognised advertising agencies.

    What file formats do you accept? Banners & buttons a most commonly sent as JPG, Gif, or PNG but we accept all recognised formats.

    Can you create my advertisement for me? Yes, we offer a relatively inexpensive design service with prices starting at £99 for a static button.

Technical Stuff

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    • Red Tick LargeCreative to be supplied 72 hours before going live date
    • Alterations to campaigns 48 hours
    • Cancellation deadlines 28 days prior to campaign live date
    • All click-through URL’s must open in a new browser window
    • Ads must be compatible with IE and Firefox
    • All adverts with sound must have sound switched off as the default option
    • Adverts should cycle no more than three times

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    • MPU BannerSize 300 X 250 Px
    • Can be served across the entire site
    • GIF/ JPEG – Max file size 50KB
    • Animated GIF – Max file size 50KB
    • Flash – Max file size up to 30k initial load
      Up to three additional loads of 50k each may be initiated after a user moves their cursor over or clicks on a banner
    • Backup GIF’s must also be submitted
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    • Top of Page BannerSize 468 x 60 Px
    • Can be served across the entire site
    • GIF/ JPEG – Max file size 50KB
    • Animated GIF – Max file size 50KB
    • Flash – Max file size up to 30k initial load
      Up to three additional loads of 50k each may be initiated after a user moves their cursor over or clicks on a banner.
    • Backup GIF’s must also be submitted
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    • Regular ButtonSize 120 X 120 Px
    • Can be served across the entire site
    • GIF/ JPEG – Max file size 50KB
    • Animated GIF – Max file size 50KB
    • Flash – Max file size up to 30k initial load
      Up to three additional loads of 50k each may be initiated after a user moves their cursor over or clicks on a banner
    • Backup GIF’s must also be submitted
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    • Skyscraper BannerSize 120 X 600 Px | Mini Skyscrapers 120 X 240 Px
    • Can be served across the entire site
    • GIF/ JPEG – Max file size 50KB
    • Animated GIF – Max file size 50KB
    • Flash – Max file size up to 30k initial load
      Up to three additional loads of 50k each may be initiated after a user moves their cursor over or clicks on a banner
    • Backup GIF’s must also be submitted
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    • Leaderboard BannerSize 728 x 90 Px
    • Can be served across the entire site
    • GIF/ JPEG – Max file size 50KB
    • Animated GIF – Max file size 50KB
    • Flash – Max file size up to 30k initial load
      Up to three additional loads of 50k each may be initiated after a user moves their cursor over or clicks on a banner
    • Backup GIF’s must also be submitted
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    • The author of a Flash source file (.fla) has to assign a clickTag variable using a getURL button action. They also have to make sure that they have selected _blank for a target so it opens in a new window.
    • The wmmode parameter of Flash movies MUST be transparent. In order to ensure that all adverts are compatible with the site we ask that the wmode attribute be set to transparent as follows within the Javascript/HTML.
      <object>
      <param value="transparent" name="wmode"/>
      <embed wmode="transparent">
      </object>
       
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    • Video accepted through all major providers (Eyeblaster/ Tangozebra etc.) in FLV, WMV formats
    • A banner, leaderboard, skyscraper or MPU may play audio and video content
    • Max bits per second 550kbps | Streaming size up to 2.2MB
    • Audio must be switched off as default with clearly labelled button to switch it on
    • Video may be switched on as default however there must be a clearly labelled stop or pause button
    • Videos must be no longer than 30 seconds
    • Videos must stop after 3 rotations unless user initiates it again
    • Flash – Max file size up to 30k initial load. Up to three additional loads of 50k each may be initiated after a user moves their cursor over or clicks on a banner

    • Max size of expansion
      • Banner (468 x 240) pixels down
      • Skyscraper (360 x 600) pixels left for (120 x 600)
      • MPU (300 x 500) pixels down and left
     
    • Ad may expand after a user moves their cursor over it and should automatically close when the user moves off the banner.
    • Ad may expand after a user clicks on it and may stay expanded until user clicks on a clearly labelled close button
    • Ad must be supplied with backup GIF version for non-flash users
    • Flash version should be no higher than 6
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    • Max play duration 10 seconds
    • Overlay must have clearly labelled close button
    • Audio can be initiated on mouse click but must be off as default
    • Overlays will be frequency capped
    • Creative must not cover any navigation
    • Creative subject to editorial approval
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    Sponsorship Banner

    • Size 80 x 40 Px logo with product/service strapline & link to sponsor webpage
    • Can be served across the entire site
    • GIF/ JPEG – Max file size 50KB
    • Animated GIF – Max file size 50KB
    • Flash – Max file size up to 30k initial load
      Up to three additional loads of 50k each may be initiated after a user moves their cursor over or clicks on a banner.
    • Backup GIF’s must also be submitted

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Address

c/o Career Media Limited
70 West Regent Street
Glasgow
Lanarkshire
G2 2QZ
UK

 

Contact

Tel +44 (0)141 333 6665
Fax +44 (0)141 333 1116
Email enquiries@careappointments.co.uk

VAT 856 7577 66
Company No. SC257125


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