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. 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 Disability Confident Employer.

If you are experiencing problems completing our online application form, please contact People 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

Directorate: Care and Support, Extra Care

Location: Shirley, Solihull

Salary: £16,204.50 – £18,060.00 (pro rata)

Hours: Variable Hours Contracts Are Available

Contract: Permanent

Reference Number: LG262

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for multiple enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated Support Workers to join our care and support team at our Extra Care Services across Shirley and Solihull.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our residents? If you are confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently, well this may be the role for you.

 

The Role

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

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care & Support Services which are both individualised and person-led, promoting wellbeing and support for older vulnerable adults by creating a vibrant, forward thinking culture which can help make a difference to people’s quality of life. Extra Care schemes provide high quality accommodation and care for older people. At

As a Support Worker 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.
  • Respect confidentiality at all times
  • Be able to 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 will appreciate the importance of providing care for older vulnerable adults. We are looking for Support Workers who will go 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 Support Worker you will:

  • Be willing to provide personal care to males and females
  • Have experience of working with elderly people (desirable, although training will be given)
  • Hold a current NVQ level 2 in Care or equivalent (desirable, although training will be given).
  • Undertake comprehensive training to help you in your work
  • Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently.
  • Be able to establish positive relationships and a good team player.

 

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.

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 via our application form please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1701695?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

Support Workers (Warwickshire)

Salary

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

Location

Various Available across Warwickshire

Support Workers Warwickshire 

Directorate: Care and Support,

Location: Nuneaton, North Warwickshire, Bedworth and Rugby

Salary:  £16,205 – £18,060 pro rata per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience)

Hours: Various Hours Contracts Available

Reference Number: LG263

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for highly motivated Support Workers to join our registered care services supporting Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Residential, Supported Living and Personalisation with the Nuneaton, North Warwickshire, Bedworth and Rugby area.

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.

 

The Role

Do you want to be part of a company where you can make a difference? 

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 adults by creating a vibrant, forward thinking culture which can help make a difference to our peoples quality of life.  You will work as part of a team providing support to people in a variety of settings which may include residential care, people’s own homes in the community, individual supported living and small group supported living. Due to the nature of our roles, you may be required to undertake lone working.

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Maximise independence of people requiring support, enabling real choices in how they lead their life.
  • Assist with personal care as well as assisting with shopping, budgeting, management of mental health, support with employment, education and involvement within the community.
  • Maintain accurate records of support provided, maintaining risk assessment and support plans to be able to respond to emergencies should they arise.
  • Respecting confidentiality at all times
  • Comply with our quality assurance standards.
  • Work sleep-in duties if required as part of this role.

 

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the care sector and will appreciate the importance of providing support for people. We are looking for a Support Worker who will go that extra mile whilst working as part of a team. In order to deliver service excellence, you must be able to act upon your own initiative and demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude. 

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Be willing to provide personal care to males and females
  • Have experience of working with vulnerable adults of all ages (desirable, although training will be given)
  • Be able to work a flexible shift pattern which will include some evening, weekend and bank holiday work.
  • Hold a current NVQ level 2 in Care or equivalent or be able to demonstrate a willingness to work towards the relevant qualification as outlined by the organisation.
  • Undertaken comprehensive training to help you in your work.
  • Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently.
  • Be able to establish positive relationships and a good team player.
     

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.

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

As a person centred organisation Service Users will be invited to take part in the selection and interview process.

 

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.

We are a person centred organisation and service users will be involved in the selection and interview process with all applicants.

 

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 using our application form, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1701723?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.

 

Scheme Manager - Lakeside Gardens (Part-Time)

Salary

Up to £9,443 (20 hours per week)

Location

Aston on Trent, Derbyshire

Scheme Manager

Salary: Up to £9,443 (20 Hours per week)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Location: Lakeside Gardens, Aston on Trent, Derbyshire

Reference: LG294
 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join our Leasehold Services Team as a Scheme Manager based at our retirement housing development at Lakeside Gardens.

Our new Scheme Manager will be expected to work 20 hours a week, on a flexible, 4 hours per day working pattern.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference for our residents and the community they live in? Well this may be the role for you.
 

The Role

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

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 Scheme Manager you will:

  • Manage the day-to-day service delivery of 31 retirement properties ensuring the smooth running of the service is guaranteed.
  • Oversee the welfare of our residents that will enable our residents to live independently; ultimately making a positive difference and improving lives.
  • Take on the management of service delivery, with particular attention to housing management and maintenance issues.
  • Actively support the promotion of property sales, whilst also informing the Central Control and Sales Team of any relevant changes to resident’s circumstances

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 a passion for working with our residents and will appreciate the importance of providing great customer service. We are looking for a Scheme Manager with a strong customer focus who will go that extra mile. In order to deliver service excellence, you must demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude. 

As a Scheme Manager you must:

  • Have a mature, professional and friendly personality
  • Be able to support residents’ needs and expectations.
  • Possess excellent communication and administration skills.
  • Be willing to work additional hours 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.
 

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 apply for this position, and for a copy of the job description please complete our online application at: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1713435?cid=1925
 

Vetting Requirements

Employment for this role is subject to pre-employment checks including 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, 20th September 2019 (12pm)         

Interview Date: Thursday, 3rd October 2019

 

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: Wednesday, 21st August 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: TBC

 

Business Support Assistant

Salary

Up to £22,032 (FTE)

Location

Nottingham

Business Support Assistant

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

Hours: 20 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9.45am to 2.30pm)

Contract: Permanent

Based: Nottingham

Reference: LG295

 

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.

The working pattern for this role is Monday – Friday, 9.45am to 2.30pm (45 minute lunch break).

 

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.

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/1713764?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.s

 

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: Wednesday, 18th September 2019 (Midnight)

Interview date: Thursday, 26th September 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: Monday, 19th August 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date:TBC

 

Planning Manager

Salary

Up to £48,000 (+ Car Allowance Provision)

Location

East Midlands

Planning Manager

Salary: up to £48,000 per annum (+ £3,500 and 3% Salary Car Provision) (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Peterborough, Boston, Nottingham, Lincoln or Rushden

Reference Number: LG269

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, experienced and dynamic Planning Manager to join our Development team during a period of organisational change and growth. This role has the option to be based in Rushden, Nottingham, Peterborough, Lincoln or Boston.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference in the affordable housing sector? Well this may be the role for you.


The Role

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

Here at Longhurst Group we deliver an ambitious Housing Development Programme by creating valuable partnerships with local authorities, developers, land owners and agents. This enables us to put our customers first by building new affordable & market sale homes. We have a desire to create and foster positive communities, enabling us to build great places to live, and to provide excellent housing management services. This ultimately transcends into to our key vision of “making a difference” and “improving lives”.

As a professional Planning Manager you will:

  • Operate in conjunction with partners, land agents, landowners and Local Authorities and other stakeholders to advise on all planning matters and to negotiate planning agreements and to maintain and build new relationships
  • Have a detailed understanding of the land acquisition and planning process and the interrelationship between the two functions
  • Work with colleagues to advise on compliance with all relevant planning legislation on new land opportunities and on live developments.
  • Work as part of the Land and Planning team, providing advice on all planning matters to ensure compliance with relevant Group approval processes.
  • Liaise with Project Managers and Corporate Finance to ensure that financial planning obligations are satisfied on all development sites

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 a good understanding of the planning requirements for new and existing residential development opportunities, influencing the land acquisition process and the planning system. As a housing developer we have a program to deliver 1,000 new homes a year over the next 10 years. Our focus is securing new land to help deliver our programme of affordable housing, market sale homes and extra care and supported housing schemes.

As a Planning Manager you must:

  • Have extensive and proven experience in land and planning aspects of new housing schemes and mixed-use developments.
  • Have knowledge of planning regulations and standards affecting design of new residential developments.
  • Have proven knowledge of planning promotion processes and experience of securing satisfactory planning permissions across different local authority areas
  • 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 associations in the Midlands and East of England, owning and managing 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 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 apply via an application form, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1686398?cid=1925

 

Vetting Requirements

This role is subject to pre-employment checks, including an ‘Enhanced’ Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure (DBS) and 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, 19th August 2019 (Midnight)                                                   

Interview date: w/c Monday 26th August 2019

New Homes Sales Officer

Salary

Up to £28,090 + £2,000 Bonus + Car Provision

Location

East Midlands

New Homes Sales Officer

Salary: up to £28,090.80 per annum + £2,000 performance related bonus + £3,500 (+3% Salary) Car Allowance Provision (starting salary subject to qualifications and skills)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Lincoln, Boston, Nottingham or Peterborough

Reference Number: LG270
 

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

The Role

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

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 a New Homes Sales Officer you will:

  • Ensure a customer focused sales service is delivered across our New Homes function, with particular focus on our Affordable Home Ownership schemes, implementing strategies on challenging sales schemes to ensure sales are delivered within target and given timescales.
  • Work in partnership 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.
  • Be responsible for advising on specification, assisting the New Homes Manager in the managing and monitoring of marketing suites and our appointed selling agents and be the main point of contact for the customer from reservation through to completion.

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 a New Homes Sales Officer that can:

  • Offer a ‘heartfelt sales service’, providing support, advice and guidance through the process of purchasing their home.
  • ‘Own it’ by doing what we say we’re going to do with pride and passion
  • ‘Push the Boundaries’ by striving to innovate our 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/1691445?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, 19th August 2019 (Midnight)

Interviews: Wednesday, 28th August 2019

Care & Support Workers

Salary

£8.38 - £10.20 per hour

Location

The Spinney, Peterborough

Care and Support Workers

Directorate: Care & Support,

Location: The Spinney, Peterborough

Various shifts and hours available

Salary £8.38 - £10.20 per hour (dependant on shifts, skills and experience)

 

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 enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated Care and Support Workers to join our care and support team at The Spinney in Eye, Peterborough.

 

The Role

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

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 people over 55. With a 24-hour on-site care team, residents receive personal care tailored to their needs in a friendly and welcoming environment.

As a Care & Support Worker, you will:

  • Maximise independence of people requiring support, enabling real choices in how they lead their life.
  • Assist with personal and social care, administer medication and undertake some domestic tasks
  • Maintain accurate records of support provided, maintaining risk assessment and support plans to be able to respond to emergencies should they arise.
  • Respecting confidentiality at all times
  • Comply with our quality assurance standards.

 

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 Care and Support Worker who will go 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 Care and Support Worker you will:

  • Be willing to provide personal care to males and females
  • Ideally have experience of working with elderly people, however this is not essential as training will be given
  • Be flexible to work a variety of shift patterns including alternate weekends.
  • Hold a current NVQ level 2 in Care or equivalent (desirable but not essential).
  • Undertake comprehensive training to help you in your work
  • Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently.
  • Be able to establish positive relationships and a good team player.

* We are looking for carers to work on all shift patterns: early (6.30am-3pm) and late (2pm-10pm) and nights (9pm-7am) on weekdays and on weekends (shift times may vary occasional)

 

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.


 

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 a link to our online application form, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1693590?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

 

 

Support Worker - Supported Living

Salary

£8.31-£8.94 per hour

Location

Nuneaton

Support Worker

Directorate: Care and Support

Location: Nairn and Orkney, Nuneaton

18.75 hours per week (7 Day Rota)

Salary: £8.31-8.94 per hour

Reference: LG282
 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and dedicated Support Worker to join our Supported Living team at Nairn and Orkney Close in Nuneaton.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our customers? Well this may be the role for you.

 

The Role

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

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 customers’ quality of life.

Nairn and Orkney Close is a supported living facility in Nuneaton, offering maximum care in a shared bungalow for a total of four people. This service provides staff support 24-hours per day, this includes sleep in staff. Support is tailored to meet individual’s needs which could include personal care, medication, daily living skills, and social inclusion.

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Maximise independence of people requiring support, enabling real choices in how they lead their life.
  • Assist with personal care, administer medication and undertake domestic chores in communal areas and support customers in the community.
  • Maintain accurate records of support provided, maintaining risk assessment and support plans to be able to respond to emergencies should they arise.
     

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 Support Worker 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 a Support Worker you will:

  • Be willing to provide personal care to males and females
  • Have experience of working with elderly people.
  • Be flexible to work a variety of shift patterns during these hours including some evening, weekend and bank holiday work.
  • Hold a current NVQ level 2 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. 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/1700131?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: Monday, 26th August 2019 (12:00PM)

Interview Date: Tuesday, 3rd September 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lettings Advisor

Salary

Up to £24,137

Location

Lincoln

Lettings Advisor

Salary: up to £24,137.28 per annum (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Lincoln

Reference Number: LG284
 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated individual to join our Lettings Team as a Lettings Advisor.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to organisational success? Well this may be the role for you.

 

The Role

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

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 Lettings Advisor you will:

  • Support our customer-centric Letting Service. This will involve driving the efficiency of our service, ensuring that all empty homes are processed from void through to move-in within required KPIs.
  • Advertise new properties, and allocate properties in accordance with the relevant Group and Local Authority policies and procedures to ensure a smooth lettings process to all Longhurst Group customers
  • Liaise with relevant local authorities to ensure our advertisement and allocation process of new lets is completed swiftly.
  • Uphold our key objective as a Lettings Team: to provide a customer-focused, succinct service that allows our customers to let our homes hassle free

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 to service delivery and a knowledge of working in the housing sector.

As a Lettings Advisor you will:

  • Ideally have knowledge of Housing/Lettings 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.

 

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.

 

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 via our application for, please visit: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1700862?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, 19th August 2019 (Midnight)

Interviews: Monday, 2nd September 2019

Care and Support Workers - Peterborough & Cambridge Extra Care Services

Salary

Hourly Rates Dependent on Service and Shifts

Location

Peterborough/Cambridge

A number of exciting opportunities have arisen for motivated Care & Support Workers to join our extra care and support services across Peterborough and Cambridge.

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.

 

The Role

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

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 Care & Support Worker, you will:

  • Maximise independence of people requiring support, enabling real choices in how they lead their life.
  • Assist with personal care, administer medication and undertake domestic chores as required.
  • Maintain accurate records of support provided, maintaining risk assessment and support plans to be able to respond to emergencies should they arise.

 

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 Care and 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 Care & Support Worker, you will:

  • Be willing to provide personal care to males and females.
  • Have experience of working with elderly people (desirable although training will be given).
  • Be able to work a flexible shift pattern which will include some evening, weekend and bank holiday work.
  • Hold a current NVQ level 2 in Care or equivalent (desirable, although training will be given).
  • Support customers outside the home as and when required.
  • Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently
  • Be passionate, warm, motivated and a good team player.
  • Hold a valid driving licence is desirable for this position
     

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.

 

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.

 

How to Apply

Please use the following links to apply by Care and Support Service here:

Willowbank: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1701572?cid=1925 

Bircham House: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1701602?cid=1925

The Pavilions: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1701622?cid=1925

Friary Court: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1701632?cid=1925

Beech Court: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1701654?cid=1925

 

Benefits Package

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

 

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

Administrator (Birmingham Supported Living)

Salary

Up to £13,942 - £16,682

Location

Birmingham

Administrator – Supported Living Services, Birmingham

Salary: Up to £13,942 - £16,682

Hours: 30 per week

Based: Hollymoor Centre, Birmingham, B31

Reference Number: LG279

 

An opportunity has arisen for an Administrator to join our dedicated and caring Supported Living team in Birmingham.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our customers? Well this may be the role for you.

 

The Role

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

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care and Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led, promoting wellbeing and support by creating a vibrant, forward thinking culture which can help make a difference to our customer’s quality of life.  As an Administrator within the Supported Living team, you will be supporting a committed team working with people who need assistance to achieve the lifestyle that many people take for granted, such as a home, friends, getting out and about and enjoying a good life.

Our new Administrator will:

  • Provide our Service Managers in the Birmingham area with all administrative support, taking pride in keeping both them and the Supported Living service impeccably organised.
  • Ensure that services are compliant with CQC, Health and Safety, Safeguarding and other legislative requirements.

 

About You

Our ideal Administrator will possess a passion for working in the care and support 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 an Administrator you will:

  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Exhibit key organisational skills, with a keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a proven track in administrative activities

 

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. 

 

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: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1706400?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: Monday, 26th August 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: w/c Monday, 2nd September 2019

 

 

Housing Services Team Leader

Salary

Up to £33,292.80 (Plus Company Car Provision)

Location

Birmingham, Walsall or Nottingham

Housing Services Team Leader (West)

Salary: Up to £33,292.80 (+ Car Provision)

Location: Birmingham, Walsall or Nottingham

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36.25

Closing Date: Friday, 30th August 2019 (Midnight)

Job Reference: LG292

 

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

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to organisational success? Well this may be the role for you.

 

The Role

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

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

As a Housing Services Team Leader you will:

  • Support the work of the Housing Services Manager by working with partners and key stakeholders to enhance the service delivered to our customers
  • Manage and cultivate a team of Housing Officers responsible for delivering a responsive and customer focused service for Longhurst Group customers across the West region
  • Maintain strong relationships with external bodies in the housing sector, to stay abreast of developments in legislation, good practice and latest thinking 
  • Drive continuous improvement throughout the housing service area to increase efficiency, customer satisfaction and performance

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, Walsall or Nottingham

 

About You

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the housing sector, have leadership experience and a real passion for making the communities we serve the best they can be, doing everything we can to improve the lives of our customers.

To be successful a candidate you will be fun yet professional, have engaging interpersonal skills and be determined and resilient.

As a Housing Services Team Leader 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.

 

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

For a job description, and to apply for this position, please complete our online application here: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1711254?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: Friday, 30th August 2019 (Midnight)

Interviews: Monday, 9th September 2019

 

Project Worker (19 Hours per week)

Salary

£19,606.44 (FTE)

Location

Peterborough

Project Worker – Peterborough Foyer

Directorate: Care and Support

Location: Peterborough Foyer

Hours: 19 Hours

Salary: £19,606.44 (FTE)

References: LG291

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly resourceful and supportive Project Worker to join our team at Peterborough Foyer on a part-time basis.

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.

 

The Role

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

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. 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 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 support 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.

 

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: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1711265?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, 23rd August 2019 (12PM)

Interview Date: Wednesday, 28th August 2019

 

Repairs Surveyor

Salary

Up to £33,182.51 (+ Company Car Provision)

Location

Birmingham

Repairs Surveyor

Salary: Up to £33,182.51 plus Company Car Provision (starting salary subject to experience and qualifications)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Birmingham

Reference Number: LG293
 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated individual to join our property services and wider housing team as a Repairs Surveyor.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to organisational success? Well this may be the role for you.

 

The Role

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

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

As a Repairs Surveyor you will:

  • Work as part of our Assets and Property Services team, assisting the Regional Repairs Manager to ensure that responsive repairs and voids are completed in our rented and leasehold properties, in accordance with agreed budgets, quality standards and timeframes. 
  • Contribute to ensuring the delivery of a customer focussed and value for money service, reflecting the highest standards of service.
  • Prioritise void repairs in the Birmingham area, ensuring that any outstanding repairs are completed to our satisfaction within the warranty period, and further assist with the handing over of new properties in a timely manner.

Above all, our new Repairs Surveyor will assist in providing a customer-centric housing service, ensuring that customers are completely satisfied with all works in their homes and any complaints are managed in a timely and sensitive way.

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 to service delivery and a knowledge of working in the social housing sector.

As a Repairs Surveyor you will:

  • Be a qualified surveyor, to either a degree level or HNC in a relevant subject.
  • Preferably have a housing, local authority or building surveying background.
  • Operate independently with the ability to work with empathy to more vulnerable members of our communities, as an assured communicator, comfortable with delivering top level customer service to all Longhurst Group customers
  • 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.

 

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.

 

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 o apply for this position, please complete our online application form at: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1713418?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, 8th September 2019 (Midnight)

Interviews: Monday, 16th September 2019