Join Our Dynamic Team!
Heads of Care
Epsom - Full Time - £21,000 up to £24,000 a year
As a Head of Care, you will benefit from great career progression, sector-leading professional training. We’re looking for people with leadership qualities to work with us at a brand-new service in Epsom & Ewell, supporting people with autism, behaviours that challenge and learning disabilities to build new lives in the community.
In this role, you will work alongside the Registered Manager to motivate and inspire your team to provide outstanding support through effective training, coaching, and leadership. Acting as a role model and leader in the full delivery of active support, you will empower the people we support to have active and fulfilling lives aligned with their needs and aspirations.
We are as passionate about providing the right support to our staff as much as we are to the people we support. Our management teams help shape and develop outstanding social care leaders. As Head of Care, you will be directly involved in various meetings with the board as well as leading in-house meetings with your team. You will be responsible for staff appraisals, support plans, managing budgets, and monthly reports.
Epsom - Full Time - £9.72 ph
As a Support Worker you will become part of our friendly team.
You will be responsible for the delivery of outstanding care to our service users. We are looking for motivated individuals who want a rewarding role as part of a service that makes a difference.
We believe in investing in our staff. As such, don’t worry if you don’t have any previous experience, as full training will be given. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are reliable, have good communication skills and an empathetic approach.
In return we will provide you with a supportive environment, access to training and supervision and the opportunity to develop your career with us.
Your Questions Answered
Why should you work for us & What sets us apart from other providers?
We are a dynamic provider that understands that to provide the best possible care we need the best people to work for us.
For us to attract the best people we have to be the best. By following our Vision and Values we will in turn create an environment where staff feel valued, listened to, supported and feel part of an exciting and innovative team that want to change the care sector for the good.
What is our recruitment process?
The process varies depending on the role you are applying for. However, if you apply, you will need to complete a Job Application Form and provide us with your CV. Once received, we will endeavour to contact you within two working days to inform you of the outcome of your application.
Our shortlisting process is not only based on experience, but we are also interested in knowing about you as a person. We are looking for people with genuine integrity to join our team, as you will need to treat service users with dignity, respect and compassion. If you are shortlisted, we will invite you in for an interview. We will want to know who you are and why you want to support some of the most disadvantaged adults in society.
If you are successful in the interview process, then we will send you a formal job offer letter, together with an employment contract. However, this will be subject to pre-employment checks.
Once this is complete, then the exciting work starts. You will get an induction pack telling you all about us. Part of your induction includes a comprehensive training program to give you the skills you need. You will get to meet the team and the people who run Accordia, as it is important to us that you are involved in the direction of Accordia and how its employees are treated.
What opportunites are there for me at Accordia?
Well, we are a new and innovative provider who have great plans. So there is plenty of opportunity for you to grow with us. It is our philosophy to empower service users and staff. So we want to give all staff the opportunity to grow and develop their personal skills along with their career. We do this by delivering a great training program and work with you to give you opportunities through our Appraisal and Continuing Professional Development program.
What support will I get?
It is very important to us that all staff get the support they need and feel comfortable and confident to discuss any issues that they may be having at work or at home. You will receive monthly supervision on a 1-1 basis with your line manager to talk about any issues that are affecting you and we will do what we can to help. You will also have an annual appraisal that looks at the year passed, and the year ahead, where we will work with you to set goals and objectives through your Personal Development Plan which will be revised at every monthly supervision.
Also, we encourage staff to engage in informal supervision. Therefore, if there is something that you just wish to discuss, or you wish to have a de-brief about an incident, we are here to support you.
We operate an open and honest culture, so you can approach your line manager, or any of the senior management. So, if you feel that you are not getting the support you need we will listen and agree how we can change this.
Do I need experience in working with vulnerable people to work for Accordia?
In short, not necessarily. For support workers, we do not require you to have experience in working with vulnerable people. We will give you the training, support and skills to work with our service users. But if you want to apply for a management role, then yes, we would want to see someone with the experience and knowledge to fulfil the roles and responsibilities of the post.