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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

Night Support Worker

Salary

£8.54 per hour

Location

Eye, Peterborough

Night Care and Support Worker

Directorate: Care & Support,

Location: The Spinney, Eye, Peterborough

Salary: £8.54 per hour (dependant on skills and experience)

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated Night Care and Support Worker to join our care and support team at The Spinney in Eye, Peterborough.

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.

 

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 Night 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.
  • Work on a shift basis, working nights from 9pm-7am

 

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 Night 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.

 

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/1719290?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

 

 

Head of Housing Services

Salary

Up to £53,040 (+ Car Provision)

Location

Midlands

Head of Housing Services

Salary: Up to £53,040 (+ Car Provision)

Location: Nottingham / Birmingham / Boston / Peterborough / Rushden / Lincoln / Grimsby / Oakham / Walsall

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: Wednesday 18 September 2019

Job Reference: LG302

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high performing, motivated person to join our Housing Team as our Head of Housing.

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 Head of Housing you will:

  • Operationally lead our housing teams and continue to drive performance and a culture of service excellence. Working in partnership with the Director of Housing to deliver on a range of projects and objectives that truly will Improve Lives for our customers - in line with our Group business plan and wider Improving Lives Agenda
  • Manage a multi-functional team of Housing Service and Legal Enforcement Managers, you will lead, motivate and develop their skills empowering them to drive our services forward
  • Maintain close links with the Head of Income Services and Head of Property Services to ensure that there is a holistic approach across Housing Services to deliver the services that our customers want and that our business can sustain

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 at any of our main offices across the East and West Midlands.

 

About You

We are looking for a Head of Housing to ensure that we deliver our Housing Services strategy aligned to our Improving Lives Strategy 2025 and to continue the harmonisation journey to ensure our services are fully aligned and consistent across all our areas.

As Head of Housing you will:

  • Have experience of managing dispersed teams across a wide service area and can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate a real desire to work collaboratively across other directorates to deliver shared aims and objectives and the ability to constructively challenge to improve our services is a necessity.
  • Possess the ability to work closely with partners and effectively rollout new ways of working with a clear methodology are crucial for the success of the Strategy and our service area

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 by visiting: https://longhurst-group.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1728415?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: Wednesday, 18th September 2019 (Midnight)

Interviews: Wednesday, 2nd October 2019