Working as a carer

We offer market leading employment and development opportunities for care assistants and live-in carers

Award winning, friendly, supportive team

Regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – our service is regularly inspected by the CQC in Cheshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire. All of our home care offices inspected to date have consistently been rated OUTSTANDING by the CQC putting it in the top 4% in the UK

Award-winning care team – our team members have won regional and national awards for their work and the outcomes they achieve for their clients

Care focused on promoting health and well-being – we have the best reputation because we ensure our staff have the training, support and time to build relationships with their clients and transform their ability to live independently at home. This includes offering consistency and continuity of care, providing minimum hourly care visits of 1-hour and offering a full-time live-in care service

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 their job and help their colleagues to do the same

Attractive employment package

We are not an agency – 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

Excellent pay and benefits

We reward and invest in you wherever we can – market leading pay rates above “National Living Wage”, double pay on bank holidays, full mileage at 45p per mile and paid holiday entitlement of 5.6 weeks per year

Confidential employee assistance programme helpline – we provide free access to a BUPA employee assistance programme which means you can speak to a qualified counsellor 24/7 for advice about whatever stress or problem you may be going through

Specialist induction and training programme

Full training which you are paid to do – no previous experience required

Specially designed induction programme – all staff undertake a 4-day induction at their local office and over video call covering all aspects of care provision

Training in specialist conditions – 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 tailored to you

Support with professional development – at a minimum, all staff are supported to progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Working in Care Services which is funded by us

Ongoing input and support – regular supervision and appraisal systems and access to supplementary training courses

24-hour support from our local care management team

Always introduced to your clients – before care commences with a client you are thoroughly briefed on the care package and personally introduced to them and their family

Constant, local support – we are a locally owned and managed team which provides you with ongoing advice and support. This includes regular team meetings and ‘get-togethers’

24-hour on-call team – we have experienced members of our care management team on-hand to support you at any time you need it