We are actively recruiting and encourage all those interested to get in contact with us.
We are a Friendly, Supportive Team Regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – our service is regularly inspected by the CQC in Nottinghamshire. We have consistently been rated “ Good” by the CQC and aim for Outstanding to put us in the top 3% in the UK.
We have a great reputation for promoting health and well being of our clients and staff. Through ensuring our staff have the correct training, support we have seen greater successes in the relationships built between client and staff. These relationships are paramount to a successful care business as it guarantees that the well being of all is always our top priority. We aim to offer consistency and continuity within our care as it is important for our clients to feel a sense of familiarity with those who are visiting their homes.
Supportive, friendly people – we pride ourselves on employing great people who are not only passionate about caring for others and developing a genuine long-term career, but who also enjoy working as a part of a team of people, and always supporting one another.
Our Recruitment Process:
Apply for your role via email, outlining your strengths and experience. As well as attaching a copy of your CV along with any other relevant qualifications.
2. Telephone Interview
If your application meets our recruitment criteria we aim to contact you within a week to arrange a short telephone interview.
If you are unsuccessful at this point we promise to advise you. This enables us to learn more about you and your background and, importantly, offers a chance for you to ask any questions you may have about working for our team.
You will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview at our local office in Bingham (or over Zoom if necessary). Prior to this interview, we will request that you complete our full online Application Form and also that you bring a proof of your identity to it, or a paper copy if online is not your preferred option. We will also send you an online Pre-Employment Health Questionnaire to complete after the interview.
4. Pre-employment Checks
If your interview is successful we will provide you with a formal job offer. Once you accept this we will carry out the necessary pre-employment checks which include contacting your references (two professional and one personal) and carrying out an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We will provide you with a References Check Form for you to confirm contact details of your references. We will also need to check your Driving License for any endorsements.
Once all necessary checks have been completed we can schedule your start date. If you are on a DBS update this will speed up the recruitment process.
For more information on staff and training support click on the Staff Support and The Role of a Care Giver
Attractive employment package
We are a professional team of people working to improve the lives of our clients and therefore everybody is fully employed under a Contract of Employment.
Benefits to being employed – 5.6 weeks of paid holidays per year, entitlement to statutory sick pay, national insurance and PAYE tax completed by us, insurance cover and performance-related Bonuses.
We reward and invest in you wherever we can – market leading pay rates above “National Living Wage”, double pay on bank holidays, mileage costs covered and paid holiday entitlement of 5.6 weeks per year.
Induction and training
You will be paid for Training – no previous experience required.
Training in specialist conditions – We offer further training so you can become an expert in supporting more complex conditions with training in dementia (in conjunction with the Contented Dementia Trust), Parkinson’s (in conjunction with Parkinson’s UK), medication administration, moving and handling, stroke care, palliative care.
Ongoing professional development
Support with professional development – at a minimum, all staff are supported to progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care which is funded by us, however optional not compulsory. We understand that not everyone is suited to this type of learning but we will encourage and support you to personally develop. However all staff must complete the Care Certificate within your probationary period.
There will be regular supervision and appraisal systems and access to supplementary training courses.
Support from management team
You will always be introduced to your clients – before care commences with a client you are thoroughly briefed on their care package and will attend calls with another member of staff in order to familiarise yourself with them and them you.
Regular support– we are a local business and will always be around to provide you with ongoing advice and support. This includes regular team meetings and ‘get-togethers’.
On call support – we have members of our care management team on-hand to support you at any time you need it, we will get straight to you if you are in a situation that requires physical support.