Careers

As an employer of more than 1,200 people across the Midlands and East of England, we have an eye for talent and seek out candidates who will thrive in our positive, community-focused culture.

Please check our vacancies below for Longhurst Group. This includes: Friendship Care and Housing, L&H Homes and Spire Homes. For vacancies at Axiom, please click here.

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Equal, Diverse and Secure

We will treat all the information you provide us with in confidence, in line with our data protection policy. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from everyone - you can find out more in our equality and diversity policy and our ex-offenders policy. We actively support the Positive about Disabled People initiative.

If you are experiencing problems completing our online application form, please contact HR Shared Services on 01205 319623 or email us.

 

Reserve Workers

Salary

£7.83 per hour

Location

Across Warwickshire and Birmingham

Various Reserve Worker opportunities available across Warwickshire and Birmingham

£7.83 per hour and sleep-ins are also paid at £7.83 per hour.

Job Description

Application Form

Support Workers

Salary

£15,309.61 - £16,426 pro rata per annum

Location

Various Across Warwickshire

Support Workers

Personalisation / Supported Living / Residential

Warwickshire

Hours: Various hours available

Salary: £15,309.61 - £16,426 pro rata per annum, depending on experience

Reference Number: FCH245

Friendship Care and Housing (Friendship) supports vulnerable communities, families and individuals. Valuing equality and diversity is central to our mission, communicating and sharing power with our customers, our staff and the wider community. Our goals are services tailored to people’s needs and preferences, support that helps people to live fuller lives and neighbourhoods that are better places to live.

We are currently recruiting for flexible, enthusiastic and dynamic individuals to support individual service users with all aspects of their care within their own homes. Do you have previous experience with domiciliary support? Do you enjoy supporting individuals to achieve their personal goals and aspirations? Are you organised and like a challenge? If so, then this maybe the position for you.

Excellent communication skills are a must, with the ability to create good working relationships with colleagues and customers. The successful candidates will possess an NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent, or be able to demonstrate a willingness to undertake relevant qualifications as required by the organisation.

Working as part of a small team, you will ensure support is available as and when required. Therefore, you will be required to be flexible in working evenings, weekends and public holidays. Some personal care may be involved. Car driver essential.          

Please note that we require all successful applicants to take a literacy and numeracy test prior to, or on the day of the interview.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications and we will therefore disregard any CV’s that are sent directly to us.

Application Form
Job Description

Electrical Compliance Co-ordinator

Salary

Up to £25,819.26

Location

Rushden

Electrical Compliance Co-ordinator

Salary: up to £25,819.26 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Rushden

Reference Number: SP094

Working within the Property Compliance Team you will be responsible for ensure all electrical installations in our homes are tested and maintained in accordance with the current safety regulations.

You will be working with our customers, contractors and other teams to coordinate our periodic electrical inspection programme and portable appliance testing.

For this post, you don’t necessarily need housing or health and safety experience but we are looking for people who are organised and methodical with a meticulous eye for detail who can adapt and work well under pressure.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is organised and efficient and can work well on Excel and other computer systems
  • Is able to manager and monitor contracts – including producing key performance indicators
  • Has an outstanding ability to work well with customers, partners and colleagues

  • Has a positive approach and can do attitude

  • Can demonstrate the ability to deliver results

  • Is self-motivated and enthusiastic about providing an excellent service

To download a copy of the Job Description please click here

Closing date: 5 October 2018 at 4pm   

Interviews: 18 October 2018

Registered Care Manager

Salary

£24,933 – £28,614 per annum

Location

Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Registered Care Manager

Nuneaton, Warwickshire

37.5 hours per week

£24,933 – £28,614 per annum, depending on experience

Reference Number: FCH268

Friendship Care and Housing (Friendship) supports vulnerable communities, families and individuals. Valuing equality and diversity is central to our mission, communicating and sharing power with our customers, our staff and the wider community. Our goals are services tailored to people’s needs and preferences, support that helps people to live fuller lives and neighbourhoods that are better places to live.

Are you:

•           Experienced in the field of mental ill health

•           A motivated and enthusiastic leader

•           Experienced in implementing the standards and requirements of the Commission for Social Care Inspection.

•           Committed to equality of opportunity for all

Do you:

•           Have at least 2 years management experience

•           NVQ 4 or equivalent? Motivated to work towards this

•           Have excellent communication and decision making skills

We are looking for the right person with this experience to manage a Registered Care Service for 13 people experiencing mental ill health in Nuneaton. The Service comprises a range of small properties from self-contained flats to shared four bedded houses.

You will lead a team of highly motivated mental health support workers; working together to assist the service users to lead fulfilling lives within the local community.

You will be accountable for operational management including staff management and supervision, budgets and the inspection process. You will ensure that service users are actively involved in all decision making affecting the provision of their care and support.

Please find the job description here.

Please either complete our online application to apply or download a copy here.

Closing Date: 27th September 2018                                            

Interview Date: 8th October 2018                                                                         

Talent and Engagement Manager

Salary

Up to £40,500

Location

Birmingham, Peterborough, Rushden, Nottingham, Bedworth, Boston

Salary: up to £40,500 pa (plus company car/ allowance)

Location: Based at one of our main offices (Birmingham, Peterborough, Rushden, Nottingham, Bedworth, Boston) but available for travel

Hours: 36.25 per week

Job Reference: LG182

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the UK’s tops 10 leading housing and care providers, providing more than 22,000 homes across the Midlands and the East.

It is an exciting time to join our senior leadership team as we undergo a period of cultural transformation to harness the talent and energy of our whole organisation in pursuit of our vision to improve lives.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our People Services Team as a Talent and Engagement Manager. This is a newly created position in an established organisation undergoing growth and transformation. This role will be responsible for managing the design, development and delivery of the talent and people development interventions. You will lead on a professional, customer focused recruitment process to create a positive candidate experience consistent with our core values and objectives.

The Person

We are looking for a motivated individual with sound knowledge of talent and engagement processes including onboarding and off-boarding. Ideally CIPD qualified, you will lead in providing specialist support initiatives ensuring all relevant legislation requirements are embedded to ensure employee engagement experience is successful.

The Offer

In return, you will join an organisation that is passionate about providing you with a great place to work and is committed to investing in your future. You will enjoy great employee benefits and excellent training and development opportunities, as well as working for a fantastic team in a growing organization.

If you are reading this and think you are the dynamic, influential and creative individual that we need to lead our talent team, complete our online application form by clicking apply for this job. 

To download a copy of the job description please click here.

Closing date: 9am on 1st October 2018

Interview date: 10th – 12th October 2018

Head of Talent

Salary

Up to £48,000 pa

Location

Birmingham, Peterborough, Rushden, Nottingham, Bedworth, Boston

Salary: up to £48,000 pa (plus company car/ allowance)

Location: Based at one of our main offices (Birmingham, Peterborough, Rushden, Nottingham, Bedworth, Boston) but available for travel

Job Reference: LG179

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the UK’s tops 10 leading housing and care providers, providing more than 22,000 homes across the Midlands and the East.

It is an exciting time to join our senior leadership team as we undergo a period of cultural transformation to harness the talent and energy of our whole organisation in pursuit of our vision to improve lives.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our friendly and enthusiastic People Services Team.  Through strong and professional leadership, provide strategic direction on two key functions of: learning and development and resourcing and engagement, ensuring we attract, develop and retain our talent and engage our colleagues, to deliver excellence for our people, consistent with our core values and objectives.

The Person

We are looking for an innovative and passionate individual with in depth knowledge of talent, resourcing and engagement at a strategic level with the ability to work in close partnership with key stakeholders.  Ideally CIPD qualified, you will have a strong understanding of equal opportunities, demonstrating success at coaching individuals to achieve desired goals and contributing to the organisational development of the Group.

The Offer

In return, you will join an organisation that is passionate about providing you with a great place to work and is committed to investing in your future. You will enjoy great employee benefits and excellent training and development opportunities, as well as working for a fantastic team in a growing organization.

If you are reading this and think you are the dynamic, influential and creative individual that we need to lead our talent team, complete our application form by clicking apply for this job.

Hours: 36.25 per week

Closing date: 9am on Monday 1st October 2018

Interview date: TBC

To download a copy of the job description click here.

 

Employee Relations Manager

Salary

up to £44,300 pa

Location

Birmingham, Peterborough, Rushden, Nottingham, Bedworth, Boston

Salary: up to £44,300 pa (plus company car/ allowance)

Location: Based at one of our main offices (Birmingham, Peterborough, Rushden, Nottingham, Bedworth, Boston) but available for travel

Hours: 36.25 per week

Job Reference: LG180

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the UK’s tops 10 leading housing and care providers, providing more than 22,000 homes across the Midlands and the East.

It is an exciting time to join our senior leadership team as we undergo a period of cultural transformation to harness the talent and energy of our whole organisation in pursuit of our vision to improve lives.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic self-starter to join our People Services Team. This new role will see an experienced Employee Relations Manager lead this newly created team on the delivery and implementation of the fair and respectful treatment of employees, consistent with our core values and objectives.

The Person

We are looking for a passionate individual with in depth knowledge of employment law, management of risk and successful resolution of ER issues working across multiple locations for the fair and respectful treatment of employees, consistent with our core values and objectives (disciplinary and grievance case management, long term sick, whistleblowing, etc). Ideally CIPD/legal qualified, you will have a strong understanding of Employment Law and experience of ensuring policies and practices are modern and compliant with employment legislation.

The Offer

In return, you will join an organisation that is passionate about providing you with a great place to work and is committed to investing in your future. You will enjoy great employee benefits and excellent training and development opportunities, as well as working for a fantastic team in a growing organization.

If you are reading this and think you are the dynamic, influential and creative individual that we need to lead our talent team, complete our application form by clicking apply for this job.

To download a copy of the job description click here.

Closing date: 9am on 1st October 2018

Interview date: 10th – 12th October 2018

Reward & Benefits Manager

Salary

up to £42,500 pa

Location

Birmingham, Peterborough, Rushden, Nottingham, Bedworth, Boston

Salary: up to £42,500 pa (plus company car/allowance)

Location: Based at one of our main offices (Birmingham, Peterborough, Rushden, Nottingham, Bedworth, Boston) but available for travel

Hours: 36.25 per week

Job Reference: LG181

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the UK’s tops 10 leading housing and care providers, providing more than 22,000 homes across the Midlands and the East.

It is an exciting time to join our senior leadership team as we undergo a period of cultural transformation to harness the talent and energy of our whole organisation in pursuit of our vision to improve lives.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our People Services Team as a Rewards and Benefits Manager. This role will be responsible for monitoring statutory updates related to Reward, including taxation implications and advise on issues applicable to the HR and payroll teams to ensure compliance. Creating a person centred total reward package, benchmarking pay and benefits, gender pay reporting and developing the Reward strategy across the organisation, consistent with our core values and objectives.

The Person

We are looking for a passionate individual with proven reward and benefits experience, including salary surveys, salary reviews, bonuses and management of benefits. You will be a logical thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills to understand trends and develop recommendations for action based on analysis.

The Offer

In return, you will join an organisation that is passionate about providing you with a great place to work and is committed to investing in your future. You will enjoy great employee benefits and excellent training and development opportunities, as well as working for a fantastic team in a growing organisation.

If you are reading this and think you are the dynamic, influential and creative individual that we need to lead our talent team, complete our application form by clicking apply for this job.

To download a copy of the job description click here.

Closing date: 9am on 1st October 2018

Interview date: 10th – 12th October 2018

Support Workers (Female Only*)

Salary

£15,309.61 – £16,426 per annum, depending on exper

Location

Shirley, Solihull

Support Workers (Female Only*)

Extra Care

Shirley, Solihull

35 hours per week

£15,309.61 – £16,426 per annum, depending on experience

Reference Number: FCH270

Are you interested in the lives and experiences of older people within our communities?

Do you value their stories and recollection of a life lived, and the person who now needs a bit more help and time to do the things they need to do?

Would you like to be part of a team that provides care and support to older adults living in their own home? Are you trustworthy, confident, reliable and interested in helping people to stay as independent as they can?

Extra Care is about delivering sessional support and care to older people within their home whilst adhering to their wishes and maintaining meaningful relationships.

We offer an excellent Employee Benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and training opportunities. If you are passionate, warm, motivated and a good team player, we would like to hear from you.

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Marcia Hare, Service Manager on 07739761972 or email marcia.notice@longhurst-group.org.uk.

*Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Please click here to download a copy of the Job Description

Please click here to download an application form

Closing Date: 27th September 2018                                            

Interview Date: 8th October 2018                                                 

Please note that we require all successful applicants to take a literacy and numeracy test prior to, or on the day of the interview.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications and we will therefore disregard any CV’s that are sent directly to us.

Waking Night Support Worker (*Female Only)

Salary

£15,309.61 – £16,426 per annum, depending on exper

Location

Shirley, Solihull

Waking Night Support Worker (*Female Only)

Extra Care

Shirley, Solihull

37.5 hours per week

£15,309.61 – £16,426.00 per annum, depending on experience

Reference Number: FCH271

Would you like to be part of a friendly team that provides care and support to older adults living in their own home?

Are you confident, reliable and interested in supporting residents to live independently?

We are currently recruiting for a Waking Night Support Worker who is able to champion the resident's involvement in their care and support.

The role will require you to assist with personal care, administer medication and undertake domestic chores in communal areas. You will ensure that you comply with Health and Safety regulations and be able to respond to emergencies should they arise.

Working as part of a team, attending meetings and undertake relevant training will be required as part of the role.

We offer an excellent employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and training opportunities. If you are passionate, warm, motivated and a good team player, we would like to hear from you.

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Marcia Hare, Service Manager on 07739761972 or email marcia.notice@longhurst-group.org.uk

*Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Please click here to download a copy of the job description

Please click here to download a copy of the application form

Closing Date: 27th September 2018

Interview Date: 8th October 2018                                                                         

Please note that we require all successful applicants to take a literacy and numeracy test prior to, or on the day of the interview.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications and we will therefore disregard any CV’s that are sent directly to us.

Older Persons Support Worker

Salary

£16,439.45

Location

Grimsby

Older Peoples Floating Support Worker                    

Salary: up to £16,439.45 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience)

Hours: 40 per week

Based: Grimsby

Reference Number: LH183

L&H Homes, a member of the Longhurst Group is a leading provider of affordable high quality homes, care and support services.

We are looking for someone who would be required to;

  • Provide a flexible and responsive floating support service to older people within the local community. 
  • Provide regular visits to older people within their own home or in an agreed setting and respond to their personal needs.
  • Support individuals to live independently within the community.

It is desirable that you would hold a full UK Driving License and access to a vehicle.

To download a copy of the Job Description please click here

Closing date:           Monday 1st October 2018

Interview date:        Tuesday 11th October 2018

Support Worker

Salary

£7.83 per hour

Location

Cranwell Court, Grimsby

Support Worker

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Based: Cranwell Court, Grimsby

Reference Number: CH124

L&H Homes is a member of the Longhurst Group which owns and manages more than 22,000 homes across the Midlands and the East of England, and is a leading independent provider of care and support services.

Cranwell Court, Grimsby, provides specialist dementia care and care for vulnerable older people. At Cranwell Court we create a vibrant, forward thinking culture to make a difference to our resident’s quality of life.

We’re looking for people who go the extra mile whilst working as part of a team at Cranwell Court.  In order to deliver service excellence, you must demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.

We currently have a vacancy for a Support Worker working 35 hours per week to work within our Residential and Enhanced Residential care units at Cranwell Court.

To download a copy of the Job Description and further information please click here

To download a copy of the Application Form click here or apply on-line

Alternatively please call the HR Shared Services Team on 01205 319623 or email apply@longhurst-group.org.uk

Closing date:           Thursday 27th September 2018 at 5pm

Interview date:        Friday 5th October 2018

Positions will be subject to an ‘Enhanced’ Disclosure Barring Service disclosure and references. 

 L & H Homes is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

 

Support Worker

Salary

£7.83 per hour

Location

Cranwell Court, Grimsby

Support Worker

Hours: 21 per week

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Based: Cranwell Court, Grimsby

Reference Number: CH125

L&H Homes is a member of the Longhurst Group which owns and manages more than 22,000 homes across the Midlands and the East of England, and is a leading independent provider of care and support services.

Cranwell Court, Grimsby, provides specialist dementia care and care for vulnerable older people. At Cranwell Court we create a vibrant, forward thinking culture to make a difference to our resident’s quality of life.

We’re looking for people who go the extra mile whilst working as part of a team at Cranwell Court.  In order to deliver service excellence, you must demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.

We currently have a vacancy for a Support Worker working 21 hours per week to work within our Residential and Enhanced Residential care units at Cranwell Court.

To download a copy of the Job Description and further information please click here

To download application form click here or apply on-line

Alternatively please call the HR Shared Services Team on 01205 319623 or email apply@longhurst-group.org.uk

Closing date:           Thursday 27th September 2018 at 5pm

Interview date:        Friday 5th October 2018

Positions will be subject to an ‘Enhanced’ Disclosure Barring Service disclosure and references. 

 L & H Homes is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

 

Support Worker

Salary

£7.83 per hour

Location

Cranwell Court, Grimsby

Support Workers

Hours: 28 per week

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Based: Cranwell Court, Grimsby

Reference Number: CH126

L&H Homes is a member of the Longhurst Group which owns and manages more than 22,000 homes across the Midlands and the East of England, and is a leading independent provider of care and support services.

Cranwell Court, Grimsby, provides specialist dementia care and care for vulnerable older people. At Cranwell Court we create a vibrant, forward thinking culture to make a difference to our resident’s quality of life.

We’re looking for people who go the extra mile whilst working as part of a team at Cranwell Court.  In order to deliver service excellence, you must demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.

We currently have a vacancies for two Support Worker each working 28 hours per week to work within our Residential and Enhanced Residential care units at Cranwell Court.

To download a copy of the Job Description and further information click here

To download an application form click here or apply on-line

Alternatively please call the HR Shared Services Team on 01205 319623 or email apply@longhurst-group.org.uk

Closing date:           Thursday 27th September 2018 at 5pm

Interview date:        Friday 5th October 2018

Positions will be subject to an ‘Enhanced’ Disclosure Barring Service disclosure and references. 

L & H Homes is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

 

Repairs Surveyor

Salary

Up to £32,532

Location

Nottingham

Repairs Surveyor

Salary: Up to £32,532 plus company car (starting salary subject to experience and qualifications)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Nottingham

Reference Number: LH186

Working for one of the largest housing organisations in the Midlands with over 22,000 homes. We are looking to recruit a Repairs Surveyors to oversee our repairs and maintenance services within a defined area.

The Role

  • Working as part of the Housing Directorate you will assist the Regional Repairs Manager to ensure that responsive repairs and voids are completed in our rented and leasehold properties, in accordance with agreed budgets, quality standards and timeframes.  You will contribute to ensuring the delivery of a customer focussed and value for money service, reflecting the highest standards of service.

.The role will include:

  • Completing inspections of works to ensure that they meet required quality standards.

  • Managing our external contractors.

  • Completing stock condition surveys.

  • Contributing to the overall operation of the Longhurst Group and embracing the corporate vision and company values.

  • Working closely with other teams and championing the Property Services team.

As a successful team worker, you will have:

  • A track record of delivering fantastic results

  • Possess excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Be a good role model.

  • Be a great team player.

In return we offer a competitive salary, company car, generous leave entitlement, a contributory pension scheme and a commitment to training and development.

This role could suit someone newly qualified or new to housing and surveying.

To download a copy of the Job Description please click here

Closing date: 12th October 2018 at 4pm                      

Interviews: 31st October 2018

Retained on-call Support Workers

Salary

£479.44 per annum plus hourly rate for call outs

Location

Grimsby

Retained on-call Support Worker

Salary up to: £479.44 pa / Hourly rate per call-out £9.22

Hours: 1 week in 4 Rota, as and when required 5pm - 8am weekdays and Sat/Sun 24 hours a day

Based: Grimsby, NE Lincolnshire

Reference Number: LH185

L&H Homes is a member of the Longhurst Group which owns and manages more than 22,000 homes across the Midlands and the East of England, and is a leading independent provider of care and support services.

Summary of post:

We are looking for applicants that are dedicated, and have a dynamic, proactive approach to providing support to the allocated Supported Housing member of staff on our emergency out of hours and weekend service.

Post requirement:

Experience of working with Homelessness, supported housing or a social care setting would be advantageous.

You will be able to demonstrate commitment to the on call rota, excellent communication skills and ability to attend various locations around North East Lincolnshire.

Desirable - A full UK Driving Licence and / or access to a vehicle

We are a diverse organisation, committed to ensuring that both staff and service users are valued and have every opportunity to achieve their potential.

To download a copy of the Job Description and application form, please see below, alternatively please call the HR Shared Services Team on 01205 319623 or email apply@longhurst-group.org.uk

Positions will be subject to an ‘Enhanced’ Disclosure Barring Service disclosure and references. 

Job Description click here

Closing date:           Tuesday 25th September 2018 at 5pm

Interview Date:        Thursday 4th October 2018
 

 

Scheme Manager

Salary

Up to £18,652.74

Location

The Pavilions Quorn

Scheme Manager (Residential) – The Pavilions, Quorn                      

Salary: up to £18,652.75 pa (starting salary subject to experience and qualifications)

Hours: 35 hours per week - Monday to Friday - 9.00am until 5.00pm

Based: The Pavilions, Sutton Close, Quorn, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE12 8GA

L&H Homes, a member of the Longhurst Group, is looking for a professional and caring person to manage a development of 42 leasehold retirement properties.  The role will include overseeing the welfare of our residents and the management of day-to-day service delivery.

You will possess:

  • A mature, professional and friendly personality with a commitment to providing excellent customer care.

  • The ability to support residents’ needs and expectations.

  • Excellent communication, administration and ICT Skills

  • A willingness to work additional hours when required.

In return, we offer:-

  • A Competitive salary

  • Service Occupancy accommodation (Subsidised Monthly Fee payable)

  • A Contributory Average Salary Pension Scheme

  • Generous paid annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays and 3 additional concessionary days.

  • A commitment to training and development

The Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants from minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities. Applicants should note that an enhanced disclosure check via the Disclosure and Barring Service will be necessary for this post.

To download a copy of the Job Description please click here

To download a copy of the Person Specification please click here

Closing Date:  8 October 2018 4pm

Interview Date:  17 October 2018