Careers

As an employer of more than 1,300 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. If you can’t find a vacancy that suits you, sign up for our job alerts to be among the first to find out about our new opportunities. For further advice and support, see our helpful FAQs.

 

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

£8.31 per hour

Location

Across Warwickshire and Birmingham

Various Reserve Worker opportunities available across Warwickshire and Birmingham

£8.31 per hour and sleep-ins are also paid at £8.31 per hour.

Job Description

Application Form

Support Workers - Trinity

Salary

£16,204.50 – £18,060.00 (pro rata per annum)

Location

Shirley, Solihull

Support Workers

Extra Care

Location: Shirley, Solihull

Various Hours Available

Salary:  £16,204.50 – £18,060.00 pro rata per annum, depending on experience

Reference Number: FCH296

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 are willing to consider people who may have a preference for weekend working, mornings or evenings. This would include bank holidays.

If you wish to find out more please email maria.hanman@longhurst-group.org.uk   

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.

*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.

Job Description

Application Form

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.

Support Workers (Warwickshire)

Salary

£16,204.50 – £18,060.00 (pro rata per annum)

Location

Various Available across Warwickshire

Support Workers

Salary:  £16,204.50 – £18,060.00 pro rata per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience)

Hours: various

Based: Nuneaton, North Warwickshire, Bedworth and Rugby

Reference Number: FCH305

We are currently recruiting Support Workers to work with people experiencing mental health within one of our registered care services. You will work as part of a team providing support to people in a small one, two or four bedded residential care property in Nuneaton. Your job role will include the provision of personal care as well as assisting with shopping, budgeting, management of mental health, support with employment, education and involvement within the community.

The idea candidate will have experience of working with vulnerable adults of all ages. More importantly are your values, enthusiasm and commitment to providing a high quality personalized service.

You should be a good communicator with the ability to create good working relationships with both colleagues and customers.

You will possess an NVQ level 2 or equivalent or be able to demonstrate a willingness to work towards the relevant qualification as outlined by the organization.

Working as part of a small team you will ensure support is available as and when required, therefore you will be required to work some evenings, weekends and public holidays. This role will require sleep-in duties.

Job Description
Application Form

Income Recovery Advisor (Temporary)

Salary

Up to £25,385

Location

Boston

Income Recovery Advisor (Temporary - Up to 12 Months)

Salary: up to £25,385 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Boston, Lincolnshire

Reference Number: LG234

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference? 

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high performing and experienced individual to join our vital Income Recovery team.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference for our customers? Well this may be the role for you. We are currently recruiting for an Income Recovery Advisory on a temporary basis based in Boston, Lincolnshire.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Housing Management Services for our customers. As part of our Income Recovery Team, we are looking for a person who can really ‘make a difference’ and, adopting our ‘firm but fair’ approach take on the following key responsibilities:

  • Focus on reducing arrears and ensuring our customers put their rent first; by working on a caseload basis to monitor the rent (and other) accounts of our customers
  • To act as the focal point of our Income Recovery Service, handling and progressing cases, through inbound and outbound debtor contact; utilising the most appropriate form of contact (telephone, written communication or face-to-face)
  • Use judgement to make appropriate decisions on customer cases within the scope of Longhurst Group policies and procedures, whilst balancing our need to protect income streams with our responsibility as a social landlord

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will desirably have experience in telephone-based work including; Income Recovery, Housing or at a Customer Contact Centre, however, this is not essential.

As an Income Recovery Advisor with a strong customer service ethic, you must have an ability to demonstrate:

  • The necessary organisational skills to manage your own caseload
  • Key communication skills, and an ability to communicate to our tenants via a range of media, both written and verbal, with a strong bias on quality telephone contact
  • Strong negotiation skills, coupled with an ability to stay cool in challenging situations
  • The confidence to ask difficult questions and the empathy to deal sympathetically with customers in genuine difficulty
  • An understanding of debt recovery management, and knowledge of welfare benefits is needed to help us best advise our customers

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing. 

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – will come together to form one organisation.

The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package and excellent training and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete our online application by clicking here: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1663872?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with.

We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing Date: 24th July 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: 2nd August 2019

Housing Services Manager

Salary

Up to £38,494.80 (+ Car Provision £3,500 & 3%)

Location

Birmingham, Nottingham or Walsall

Housing Services Manager

Salary: Up to £38,494.80 (+ Car Provision £3,500 & 3%)

Location: Birmingham, Nottingham, Walsall

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: Monday 22 July 2019

Job Reference: LG233/LHGRE436973

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high performing, motivated individual to join our West Region Housing Team.

 

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to organisational success? Well this may be the role for you. We are currently recruiting for an experienced and dynamic Housing Manager to join our team.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Housing Services that foster positive communities, enabling us to offer great homes, provide great services and improve lives.

 

As a Housing Services Manager you will:

  • Work alongside the Head of Housing Services to continue to drive performance and a culture of service excellence.
  • Have experience of managing dispersed teams and can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Manage two Team Leaders, and lead, motivate and develop their skills empowering them to drive our services forward across the wider team. 

As a values-led organisation, with values that include ‘Push the Boundaries’ and ‘Fun and Fair’, you can imagine the kind of communities we want to create for our customers.

This role had the option to be based in Birmingham, Nottingham or Walsall.

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess management experience and a knowledge of working in the social housing sector. 

As a Housing Services Manager you must:

  • Have knowledge of Housing Law and experience of practical application of legislation.
  • Pride yourself on delivering excellent services and placing the customer at the heart of everything that you do. 
  • Have a real passion and appreciate the importance for making the communities we serve the best they can be, doing everything we can to improve the lives of our customers.

 

If you want to be at the forefront of change and innovation at an exciting time for our business and truly want to make a difference, we look forward to meeting you!

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

 

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing. 

 

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – will come together to form one organisation.

 

The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

 

Why Apply

 

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

To Apply please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1663190?cid=1925  

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing date: Monday 22nd July (Midnight)

Interviews: Monday, 29th July (At Our Nottingham Office)

Housing Officer

Salary

Up to £29,443.32 (+ Car Provision)

Location

Rushden

Housing Officer

Salary: up to £29,443.32 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience) (+ Car Provision £3,500 & 3%)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Rushden

Reference Number: LG238

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?
 

Do you have a passion to make a real difference for our residents and the communities they live in? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated individual to join our South Region Housing Team, based at Rushden.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver an excellent housing service by listening to our customers, caring about the communities they live in and supporting people to live the life they choose to live and provide a localised and dedicated service with an added personal touch.

As a Housing Officer you will:

  • Be part of a team of working collectively to deliver an effective and efficient tenancy and estate management service.
  • Put customers at the heart of everything you do
  • Work collaboratively with other teams, partners and stakeholders to ensure that vulnerable people are safeguarded and that our communities are safe and pleasant places that people want to live in

 

As a values-led organisation, with values that include ‘Push the Boundaries’ and ‘Fun and Fair’, you can imagine the kind of communities we want to create for our customers.
 

About You

Our ideal candidate will have a strong customer focus, be organised, driven and have a good working knowledge of the social housing sector.

As a Housing Officer you must:

  • Have experience of tenancy/estate management and lettings
  • Be able to practically apply legislation to deal with tenancy matters
  • Effectively tackle anti-social behaviour that affects our customers and communities
  • ‘Own it’ by doing what we say we’re going to do with pride and passion

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

 

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – will come together to form one organisation.

The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a Job Specification and Application Form, please use the following link:

https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1664417?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks and conditional upon two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing date: Sunday, 21st July 2019 (Midnight)

Interviews: TBC

 

 

Housing Officer (Part-Time)

Salary

Up to £29,443.32 (+ Car Provision)

Location

Peterborough

Housing Officer

Salary: up to £29,443.32 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience) Pro-rata (+ Car Provision £3,500 & 3%)

Hours: 29 per week

Based: Peterborough

Reference Numbers: LG238a

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?
 

Do you have a passion to make a real difference for our residents and the communities they live in? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 experienced and motivated individuals to join our South Region Housing Team, based in Rushden on a full-time basis and Peterborough on a part-time basis.

 

The Role
Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver an excellent housing service by listening to our customers, caring about the communities they live in and supporting people to live the life they choose to live and provide a localised and dedicated service with an added personal touch.

As a Housing Officer you will:

  • Be part of a team of working collectively to deliver an effective and efficient tenancy and estate management service.
  • Put customers at the heart of everything you do
  • Work collaboratively with other teams, partners and stakeholders to ensure that vulnerable people are safeguarded and that our communities are safe and pleasant places that people want to live in

As a values-led organisation, with values that include ‘Push the Boundaries’ and ‘Fun and Fair’, you can imagine the kind of communities we want to create for our customers.
 

About You

Our ideal candidate will have a strong customer focus, be organised, driven and have a good working knowledge of the social housing sector.

As a Housing Officer you must:

  • Have experience of tenancy/estate management and lettings
  • Be able to practically apply legislation to deal with tenancy matters
  • Effectively tackle anti-social behaviour that affects our customers and communities
  • ‘Own it’ by doing what we say we’re going to do with pride and passion

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – will come together to form one organisation.

The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a Job Specification and Application Form, please use the following link:

https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1664508?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks and conditional upon two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing date: Sunday, 21st July (Midnight)

Interviews: TBC

 

 

Housing Officer

Salary

Up to £29,443.32 (+ Car Provision)

Location

Lincoln

Housing Officer

Salary: up to £29,443.32 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience) (+ Car Provision £3,500 & 3%)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Lincoln

Reference Number: LG240

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?
 

Do you have a passion to make a real difference for our residents and the communities they live in? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated individual to join our East Region Housing Team, based at Lincoln.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver an excellent housing service by listening to our customers, caring about the communities they live in and supporting people to live the life they choose to live and provide a localised and dedicated service with an added personal touch.

As a Housing Officer you will:

  • Be part of a team of working collectively to deliver an effective and efficient tenancy and estate management service.
  • Put customers at the heart of everything you do
  • Work collaboratively with other teams, partners and stakeholders to ensure that vulnerable people are safeguarded and that our communities are safe and pleasant places that people want to live in

As a values-led organisation, with values that include ‘Push the Boundaries’ and ‘Fun and Fair’, you can imagine the kind of communities we want to create for our customers.
 

About You

 

Our ideal candidate will have a strong customer focus, be organised, driven and have a good working knowledge of the social housing sector.

 

As a Housing Officer you must:

 

  • Have experience of tenancy/estate management and lettings
  • Be able to practically apply legislation to deal with tenancy matters
  • Effectively tackle anti-social behaviour that affects our customers and communities
  • ‘Own it’ by doing what we say we’re going to do with pride and passion

 

About Us

 

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

 

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

 

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – will come together to form one organisation.

 

The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

 

Why Apply

 

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

 

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a Job Description and Application Form, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1666461?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks and conditional upon two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing date: Monday, 22nd July 2019 (Midnight)

Interviews: Monday, 29th July 2019

 

 

Asset Sales Officer

Salary

Up to £27,050

Location

Peterborough

Asset Sales Officer

Salary: up to £27,050.40 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and skills)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Peterborough

Reference Number: LG239
 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?
 

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to Development & Sales success? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Asset Sales Officer to join our Development and Sales team based in our Peterborough office.
 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver an excellent Housing Development Programme by creating valuable partnerships with local authorities, developers, land owners and agents enabling us to put our customers first. We can therefore build new affordable homes, foster positive communities and provide great services; which ultimately filters into to what we at Longhurst Group stand for, “making a difference” and “improving lives”.
 

As an Asset Sales Officer you will:

  • Ensure a customer centric sales service is delivered to all customers, across our Asset Sales function, including sales of our extensive leasehold and private rented portfolios.
  • Work in partnerships with the wider team, internal and external stakeholders, as well as Agents and Partners to ensure an efficient sales service from initial enquiry to occupancy, making sure sales are delivered to agreed targets, SLAs and timescales.

As a values-led organisation, with values that include ‘Push the Boundaries’ and ‘Fun and Fair’, you can imagine the kind of communities we want to create for our customers.

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess knowledge of Property Sales, and will have ideally worked in the Housing sector previously.

We are looking for an Asset Sales Officer that can:

  • Offer a ‘heartfelt sales service’, affording would-be customers advice and guidance through the process of purchasing or selling their homes.
  • ‘Own it’ by doing what we say we’re going to do with pride and passion
  • ‘Push the Boundaries’ by striving to innovate our asset sales service, implementing strategies to ensure sales are delivered within target and given timescales.

As a housing developer we have a program to deliver 1,000 new homes a year over the next 10 years, so if you want to be at the forefront of change and innovation at an exciting time for our business and truly want to make a difference, we look forward to meeting you!

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.
 

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – will come together to form one organisation.

The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff, so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an excellent employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

To download a copy of the Job Description and to complete our online application form, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1666439?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks and conditional upon two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing date: Tuesday, 30th July 2019 (12PM)

Interviews: Thursday, 8th August 2019

 

Relief Care and Support Worker

Salary

£8.31 per hour

Location

Paines Mill Foyer, Saint Neots

Relief Support Worker

Directorate: Care & Support, Younger Person’s Supported Accommodation

Location: Paine’s Mill Foyer

Zero Hours

£8.31 per hour

Reference Number: LG241

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our residents? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Relief Support Worker to join our care and support team at Paine’s Mill Foyer.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care and Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support for young people by creating a vibrant, forward thinking culture which can help make a difference to our residents’ quality of life. 

Longhurst Group young persons supported accommodation project provides 19 units for young people between the ages of 16 and 25 years old and is staffed on a 24 hour basis 7 days per week. There are also 3 move-on houses accommodating 6 young people. Residents can live at the Foyer for a maximum of two years and during this time staff provide general counselling and support to residents helping them move into independent living. 

As a Relief Support Worker you will:

  • Assist young people in making the link between housing, training and employment, thus providing a stepping stone to independence. 
  • Work with residents to enable them to gain a sense of identity and confidence and help them to progress towards gaining further education, training and/or employment.
  • Encourage and develop life and social skills of residents.
  • Ensure that all new residents clearly understand the conditions of their licence agreement and are made familiar with house rules, fire regulations and other information relating to the well-being of the residents.
  • Be involved in developing individual support plans with residents, other project staff, support persons and outside agencies.
  • Give advice relating to welfare benefits, housing and employment, training or education.
  • Liaise with statutory and voluntary agencies on behalf of residents.
  • Ensure security and safety of the building and its contents.

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the care sector and appreciates the importance of engaging the wider community. If you are confident, reliable and interested in supporting young people to live independently then you will play an instrumental part of this supportive team.

As Relief Support Worker you will:

  • Be passionate, warm, motivated and a good team player
  • Be able to work flexible shift patterns, which will include night shifts, weekend and late evening duties 
  • Demonstrate experience of working in training, education or support work
  • Have a genuine interest in housing provision, as well as having an awareness of issues faced by young people.

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation. The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.
 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff, so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and training and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a Job Description and to Apply, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1668609?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

Employment for this role is subject to pre-employment checks and will be conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing Date: 7th August 2019

Interview Date: TBC

Support Workers (Learning Disability Team)

Salary

Up to £17,705 (FTE)

Location

Birmingham

Support Workers

Directorate: Care & Support, Learning Disability Team

Location: Braithwaite Road, Sparkbrook, B11 1LB

Salary: £17,705 (FTE 37.5 Hours) (Pro-Rata)

Hours: 1X 30.5 per week; 1X 18.75 per week

Reference Number: LG246 & LG247

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of individuals with learning difficulties? Well this may be the role for you. An opportunity has arisen for Support Workers to join our kind, dedicated and caring Learning Disability Team at Braithwaite Road in Birmingham.

 

We are currently looking for:

  • 1 x Support Worker – 30.5 Hours
  • 1 x Support Worker – 18.75 Hours

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support for service users by creating a vibrant, forward thinking culture which can help make a difference to our customer’s quality of life.  As a Support Worker within the Learning Disability team, you will be working with people who need that extra bit of help to achieve the lifestyle that many people take for granted, such as a home, friends, fun and a good life.

As a Support Worker in our Learning Disability team you will:

  • Maximise independence of people requiring support, enabling real choices in how they lead their life.
  • Be required to assist people who have a need for support around personal care, maintaining their tenancies, budgeting, cleaning, and shopping and leisure activities.
  • Maintain accurate records of support provided, maintaining risk assessment and support plans to be able to respond to emergencies should they arise.
  • Work a variety of shift patterns during these hours including some evening, weekend and bank holiday work.

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the care sector and appreciates the importance of engaging the wider community. If you are confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently then you will play an instrumental part of this supportive team.

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Be willing to provide personal care to males and females
  • Have experience of working with individuals with learning difficulties.
  • Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently.
  • Be able to establish positive relationships and a good team player.
  • Demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Carry out sleep-in duties as and when required.

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing. 

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation.

The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

 

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

To download a copy of the Job Description and to complete our online application form, please visit:

30.5 Hour Post: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1670366?cid=1925

18.75 Hour Post: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1670394?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references as well as an Enhanced certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing Date: Thursday, 1st August 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: TBC

 

Mental Health Support Workers

Salary

£8.31-£8.94 per hour

Location

Birmingham

Mental Health Support Workers

Directorate: Care and Support

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £8.31-8.94 per hour
 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our service users? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly resourceful and imaginative Mental Health Support Worker to join our team in Birmingham.

We are currently recruiting for 2 positions:

  • 1x 37.5 Hours Mental Health Support Worker (Permanent)
  • 1x 30 Hours Mental Health Support Worker (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care and Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support for people who, because of mental health issues, require support to maintain their homes and links within the community. You will travel across the city to deliver support to individual people within their homes.

As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will:

  • Maximise independence of people requiring support, enabling real choices in how they lead their lives
  • Provide housing related support such as supporting people to access their benefits entitlements; pay their rent and household bills; secure appropriate accommodation; access employment, volunteering and training opportunities.
  • You may also be required to assist some people with personal care, administering medication and undertaking domestic chores
  • Maintain accurate records of support provided, maintaining risk assessment and support plans

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the care sector and will appreciate the importance of providing care for vulnerable adults. We are looking for a Mental Health Support Worker who will go that extra mile whilst working as part of a team. The need to work flexibly in this role and be reliable is paramount.

As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will:

  • Be flexible to work a variety of shift patterns including some evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
  • Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently.
  • Be able to establish positive relationships and be a good team player.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues related to mental health.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to challenging negative views and being able to give people the hope and belief that they can improve their lives.
  • Demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude. 
     

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation. The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a Job Description and to apply for this position, please complete our online application form at:

37.5 Hour Post: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1673299?cid=1925

30 Hour Post: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1673319?cid=1925
 

Vetting Requirements

Employment for this role is subject to pre-employment checks and will be conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with.

We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing Date: 29th July 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: TBC

 

Mental Health Outreach Service Support Workers (Relief)

Salary

£8.49 per hour

Location

Peterborough

Mental Health Outreach Support Worker – Relief Staff

Directorate: Care and Support, Supported Housing

Location: Peterborough 

12 Hours per day – Rolling Rota

Salary: £8.49 per hour
 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference? 

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our service users? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly resourceful and motivated Mental Health Outreach Worker to join our team based in Peterborough. 
 

The Role 

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care and Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support for people who because of mental health issues require support to maintain their homes and links within the community. Travel across the area to deliver support to individuals or groups of people is a requirement of this role. 

As a Mental Health Outreach Worker, you will: 

  • To provide a comprehensive range of support services to client with profound and enduring mental health issues.
  • The role will involve working within a project and delivering an outreach service to clients in the community.
  • Work with service users supporting them to achieve their individual goals, to make contact and access community services and opportunities,
  • Support services users to build networks that will strengthen their resilience and enable them to maintain & sustain their independence and tenancies on completion of support.
     

About You 

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the care sector and will appreciate the importance of providing care for older vulnerable adults. We are looking for a Mental Health Outreach Worker who will go that extra mile whilst working as part of a team. The need to work flexibly in this role and to be reliable is paramount. 

As a Mental Health Outreach Worker, you will: 

  • Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently. 
  • Be able to establish positive relationships and a good team players 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues related to mental health. 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to challenging negative views and being able to give people the hope and belief that they can improve their lives. 
  • Demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence and car available for use.   
  • Be flexible to work a variety of shift patterns during these hours including some evening, weekend and bank holiday work.

We will provide specific training and learning opportunities to ensure that you are equipped with the necessary skills to be an effective Mental Health Outreach Worker, we believe that investing in people is the key to success. 

 

 

About Us 

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow. 

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.  

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation. The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group. 

Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives. 

 

Why Apply 

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live. 

  

Benefits Package 

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities. 

 

How to Apply 

For a job description, and to apply for this position, please complete our online application at: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1673496?cid=1925  
 

Vetting Requirements 

Employment for this role is subject to pre-employment checks and will be conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and two satisfactory references (one from your current employer). 


PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature. 

 

Equal Opportunities 

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process 

  

Closing Date: Sunday, 28th July (Midnight) 

Interview Date: TBC 

Business Support Assistant

Salary

Up to £22,032

Location

Nottingham

Business Support Assistant

Salary: up to £22,032 (FTE) (depending on skills and experience)

Hours: 20 Hours Per Week

Contract: Permanent

Based: Nottingham

Job ref: LG237

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

Do you have a passion to make a real difference for our colleagues? Well this may be the role for you. We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic individual to join our Business Support Assistant to join our team based at our Nottingham office.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Business Support Services which will enhance the service that we offer to our colleagues, this is a fantastic time to join the team and make a real difference.

As a Business Support Assistant you will:

  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to colleagues across the Group, ensuring a first class administration service is offered at all times.
  • Undertake minute taking, administration of the organisation’s online My Account portal and data analysis, in addition to general administration tasks.
  • Have strong ICT skills and proven experience using Microsoft Office packages, including word processing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and data analysis.
  • Having a knowledge of Survey Monkey and other software packages would be desirable.
  • Embrace new technology and pro-actively using ICT to seek new ways of working is essential to ensure the team can meet business needs now, and in the future.

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will be a passionate individual who will embrace our values and help to develop a culture that goes hand in hand with our Group ‘One Team, One Vision’ ethos. 

As a Business Support Assistant, you will have:

  • A friendly, professional and approachable manner that enables you to work as part of a wider team.
  • You will be positive, enthusiastic and self-motivated in your approach to service delivery, with excellent organisational and administrative skills.
  • You must have the ability to manage and prioritise your individual workload in order to meet deadlines, while responding flexibly to requests and providing a high quality service at all times. 

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation.

The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff and board members so we want to make sure that everyone feel supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values we will continue to shape the future making a positive difference within our local communities, creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and training and development opportunities.

 

How To Apply

For a Job Description and to apply for this position, please complete our application form available at: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1663372?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process
 

Closing Date: 21st July 2019 (Midnight)

Interview date: 7th August 2019

 

ICT Technical Support Analyst (12 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Salary

Up to £24,449

Location

Boston

ICT Technical Support Analyst (Temporary – 12 months)

Directorate: Finance & ICT

Based: Boston

Hours: 36.25 per week (Monday–Friday)

Salary: up to £24,449 pa (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience)

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high performing and motivated individual to join the ICT Service Desk Team.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference for our organisation? Well this may be the role for you. We are currently recruiting for an ICT Technical Support Analyst on a 12-month temporary basis based in Boston, Lincolnshire.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver high quality ICT support service to members of the organisation by applying proven techniques and procedures to facilitate the solution of incidents and problems.

As an ICT Technical Support Analyst, you will:

• Provide a high-quality professional service to users by ensuring that all incidents and service requests are correctly logged, documented and prioritised

• Effectively communicate progress and updates to the end user, promoting self-service where appropriate

• Provide technical advice and application support to users and colleagues by continually updating your understanding of ICT Services. This includes the bespoke solutions the Longhurst Group use within the company

• Minimize disruption to the end users’ work activities by taking personal responsibility and accountability for work undertaken by the team

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess excellent customer service skills, plus a good overall knowledge of current Microsoft operating systems and office applications. Paired with the ability to grasp technical concepts quickly and easily is our emphasis on your personality, drive and communication skills.

As an ICT Technical Support Analyst, you will:

• Be methodical in their approach to problem solving and troubleshooting

• Be able to Interpret, diagnose and resolve incidents and complete service requests within agreed service level timeframes, as agreed with the end user

• Be open to learning through both work-based learning and private study.

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

From July 1, 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation. The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package and excellent training and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a job description, and to apply for this position, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1675417?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing Date: 12th August 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: 21st August, 2019

 

Assistant Team Leader

Salary

Up to £18,059- £22,339

Location

Birmingham

Assistant Team Leader - Maternity Cover

Directorate: Care and Support, Learning Disabilities

Location: Oakfield Road, Birmingham

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £18,059- £22,339

Reference: LG258

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our residents? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated Assistant Team Leader to join our care & support team on a temporary basis at Oakfield Road.
 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care and Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support for vulnerable individuals affected by mental health issues by creating a vibrant, forward thinking culture which can help make a difference to our residents’ quality of life. As an Assistant Team Leader within the Mental Health team you will be working with people who need that extra bit of help to achieve the lifestyle that many people take for granted, such as a home, friends, fun and a good life.

As an Assistant Team Leader, you will:

  • Provide support to the Team Leader/Registered Manager for the day to day running of the service.
  • Be accountable for meeting service objectives
  • Support Service Users to build networks that will strengthen their resilience and enable them to maintain and sustain their independence and tenancies on completion of support.
     

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the care sector and will appreciate the importance of providing care for vulnerable adults. We are looking for an Assistant Team Leader who will go that extra mile whilst working as part of a team. If you are confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently then you will play an instrumental part of this supportive team.
 

As an Assistant Team Leader you will:

  • Be flexible to work a variety of shift patterns during these hours including some evening, weekend and bank holiday work.
  • Have experience of working with people with Mental Health issues
  • Hold a current NVQ level 3 in Care or equivalent (desirable).
  • Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently.
  • Be able to establish positive relationships and a good team player.
  • Demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.
     

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation. The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a Job Description, and to apply for this position, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1675372?cid=1925

 
Vetting Requirements

Employment for this role is subject to pre-employment checks and will be conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with.

We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing Date: Friday, 2nd August 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: Friday, 9th August 2019

 

Peer Mentor (Mental Health Team)

Salary

£8.93 per hour

Location

Birmingham

Peer Mentor

Directorate: Care and Support Floating support & Supported Accommodation services

Location: Braithwaite Road, Birmingham 

16 hours per week 

Salary: £8.93 per hour

Reference: LG256
 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference? 

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our service users? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly resource and motivated Peer Mentor to join our team in Birmingham. 
 

The Role 

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care and Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support for people who because of mental health issues require support to maintain their homes and links within the community. Travel across the city to deliver support to individuals or groups of people is a requirement of this role. 

As a Peer Mentor, you will: 

  • Be engaging with service users either in their own home or in their local community, working on a one to one basis or with a group of people.
  • Work with service users supporting them to achieve their individual goals, to make contact and access community services and opportunities,
  • Support services users to build networks that will strengthen their resilience and enable them to maintain & sustain their independence and tenancies on completion of support.
     

About You 

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the care sector and will appreciate the importance of providing care for older vulnerable adults. We are looking for a Peer Mentor who will go that extra mile whilst working as part of a team. The need to work flexibly in this role and to be reliable is paramount. 

As a Peer Mentor, you will: 

  • Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently. 
  • Be able to establish positive relationships and a good team players 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues related to mental health. 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to challenging negative views and being able to give people the hope and belief that they can improve their lives. 
  • Demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.  

We will provide specific training and learning opportunities to ensure that you are equipped with the necessary skills to be an effective Peer worker, we believe that investing in people is the key to success. 

 

About Us 

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow. 

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.  

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation. The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group. 

Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives. 

 

Why Apply 

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live. 

  

Benefits Package 

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities. 

 

How to Apply 

For a Job Description, and to apply for this position, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1675357?cid=1925
 

Vetting Requirements 

Employment for this role is subject to pre-employment checks and will be conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and two satisfactory references (one from your current employer). 

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature. 

  

Equal Opportunities 

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. 

We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process 

  

Closing Date: Tuesday, 30th July 2019 (Midnight) 

Interview Date: TBC 

 

 

Service Manager (Fixed Term Contract)

Salary

£31,268-£34,697

Location

Peterborough

Service Manager (Maternity Cover – 12 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Directorate: Care & Support

Location: Peterborough Foyer

Salary: £31,268-£34,697 (starting salary dependant on qualifications and skills)

Hours: 37 per week

Reference Number: LG250

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of younger individuals? Well this may be the role for you. An opportunity has arisen for a Service Manager to join our support team at Peterborough Foyer, on a temporary basis.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care and Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support for service users. Peterborough Foyer provides accommodation for up to 50 young people between the ages of 16 and 25, as well as 7 Young Parents. The facility also offers support in education, training, employment, life skills and move on. Peterborough Foyer is a 365 days a year service, helping residents to develop independent living skills.

As a Service Manager you will:

  • Manage the day-to-day running of Peterborough Foyer, as the leader of the service.
  • Ensure staff levels and competencies are in line with our contracts, and the smooth running of the service is guaranteed.
  • Drive a customer-led, supportive and caring environment for young people to feel encouraged and enthused to develop new and relevant skills that will enable them to live independently; ultimately making a positive difference and improving lives
  • Lead and manage a team of 12 staff including: Project Workers, Night Porters, Cleaners and Estate Services Officers in the delivery of high quality services.

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the supported housing sector and will appreciate the importance of providing support for younger people. We are looking for a Service Manager who will go that extra mile whilst working as part of, and leading a team. In order to deliver service excellence, you must demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude. 

As a Service Manager you will:

  • Be a strong communicator, with previous experience of leading/managing staff
  • Have experience of working with younger people
  • Understand the day-to-day running of a service such as Peterborough Foyer, with an appreciation of budgeting, support plans, risk assessments and administration
  • Have a strong work ethic, with a committed yet creative approach to supporting a diverse range of people through the service we provide.

 

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing. 

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation.

The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a copy of the Job Description and to apply for this role, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1675678?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references as well as an Enhanced certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing Date: Thursday, 8th August (5:00PM)

Interview Date: Wednesday, 14th August 2019

 

Project Workers (Full-Time/Part-Time)

Salary

Up to £19,606 (FTE)

Location

Wisbech Foyer

Project Workers - Wisbech Foyer

Directorate: Care and Support

Location: Wisbech Foyer

Hours: 1 x 37 hours per week post, 1 x 18 Hours per week post

Salary: £19,606.44

References: LG257 and 257a

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our service users? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 highly resourceful and imaginative Project Workers to join our team in Wisbech, on both a full-time and part-time basis.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care and Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support for young people through the provision of a supportive and structured environment which both encourages and enables clients/service users to live as independently as possible helping them to build confidence and sustain their accommodation. Our young persons supported accommodation project provides 17 units for young people between the ages of 16 and 25 years old and is staffed on a 24-hour basis 7 days per week.

As a Project Worker you will:

  • Assist you people in making the link between housing, training and employment, thus providing a stepping stone to independence
  • Work with residents enabling them to gain a sense of identity and confidence to help them to progress towards gaining further education, training and/or employment.
  • Encourage and develop life and social skills of residents.
  • Ensure that all new residents clearly understand the conditions of their licence agreement and are made familiar with house rules, fire regulations and other information relating to the well-being of the residents.
  • Be involved in developing individual support plans with residents, other project staff, support persons and outside agencies.
  • Give advice relating to welfare benefit, housing and employment, training or education.
  • Liaise with statutory and voluntary agencies on behalf of residents.
  • Ensure security and safety of the building and its contents.

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the sup sector and will have a genuine desire to further the life chances of young people. We are looking for a Project Worker who will go that extra mile whilst working as part of a team.

As a Project Worker you will:

  • Work with client group to identify their needs and develop support programmes
  • Have experience and understanding of professional boundaries
  • Be confident to deal sensitively with issues that may affect them and respect confidentiality
  • Have experience of delivering structured support to clients and undertaking risk assessments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate experience of working directly with this client group and of managing challenging and anti-social behaviour and mental health illnesses
  • Predominantly be lone working
     

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – came together to form one organisation. The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.

 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a copy of the job description, and for applications to these roles, please visit:

Full-Time Post: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1676384?cid=1925

Part-Time Post: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1676401?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

Employment for this role is subject to pre-employment checks and will be conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with.

We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing Date: Sunday, 28th July 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: Friday, 2nd August 2019

 

Senior Support Worker

Salary

£9.34 per hour

Location

Cambridge

Senior Support Worker

Directorate: Care and Support

Location: Willowbank and Bircham House

HOURS:  34 hours per week – 17 hours at each site

Salary:  £9.34 per hour

Reference: LG264

 

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our residents/ service users? Well this may be the role for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Senior Support Worker to join our care and support team at Willowbank and Bircham House.

 

The Role

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care and Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support for older vulnerable adults by creating a vibrant, forward thinking culture which can help make a difference to our residents’ quality of life.  Extra Care schemes provide high quality accommodation and care for older people. With a 24-hour on-site care team, residents receive personal care tailored to their needs in an extremely warm and welcoming environment.

As a Senior Night Support Worker, you will:

  • Be responsible for supporting a team of Extra Care Support Workers, to provide a flexible responsive service to people using the service.
  • Maintain accurate records of support provided, undertake holistic care plans, risk assessments and reviews to ensure service users are able to access a range of relevant, local services.
  • You will provide support, sometimes at short notice, to service users living in their own home or elsewhere.

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the care sector and will appreciate the importance of providing care for older vulnerable adults. We are looking for a Senior Support Workers who goes that extra mile whilst working as part of a team. In order to deliver service excellence, you must demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.  

As a Senior Support Worker, you will:

  • Be qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrate a good level of ICT skills and have experience of working with all MS Office programmes.
  • Have proven ability to motivate others and form good working relationships.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of National Care Standards; regulatory QA requirements; the workings of social care and health care.
  • Be a driver to be able to float from site to site.
     

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

From July 1 2019, Longhurst Group’s four member companies – Axiom Housing Association, Friendship Care and Housing, Spire Homes and L&H Homes – will come together to form one organisation. The change will mean that any future communication you receive about this role will be from Longhurst Group.
 

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff, so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

 

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and training and development opportunities.

 

How to Apply

For a job description and an application form, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1678461?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

Employment for this role is subject to pre-employment checks and will be conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

 

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

 

Closing Date:  Sunday, 4th August 2019 (Midnight)                    

Interview Date:   TBC