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As an employer of more than 900 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.

Around a third of our employees have worked at Longhurst Group for at least 10 years. They stay because as a Gold Investor in People we reward, recognise and reinvest in our people. Our People Strategy defines how we value, communicate and engage with our people as well as the training and development opportunities we offer.

For a rewarding career designed to help you fulfil your potential, please check our vacancies below.

 

Equal, Diverse and Secure

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

 

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

 

Administrator - Support Services

Salary

£12,460.16

Location

Grimsby

Title:                           Administrator – Support Services       

Salary:                       £12,460.16 per annum

Hours:                       28 per week, working Tuesday to Friday

Based:                       Grimsby

Job Ref:                    LH115

An opportunity has arisen within L&H Homes for a part-time Administrator for Supported Services based at our Grimsby office.

L&H Support Services provides a range of services to vulnerable people throughout the community.   Working as part of the L&H Support Services, the main focus of this role is to provide strong administration support to colleagues for all services.

As a successful candidate, you will have a friendly, professional and approachable manner that enables you to work as part of a team.

You will:

  • Be friendly, enthusiastic and have a willingness to help others

  • Be an excellent team player, but also able to work independently

  • Be self-motivated and take pride in what you do

  • Have a flexible and positive attitude

  • Have good organisational and communication skills

  • The knowledge of working with a variety of software packages.

You will work alongside the rest of the team to make sure that administration work is completed on time and to a high standard.  This is a busy and varied job with the opportunity to build and develop your skills.

In return for your hard work and commitment, you’ll enjoy great employee benefits and excellent training opportunities, as well as working for a welcoming and growing organisation.

Closing Date:       6 December 2016

Interview Date:     16 December 2016  

Job Pack Available Here

Assistive Technology Officer

Salary

up to £11,443.85

Location

Oakham

Assistive Technology Officer

Salary Range: £10,298.99 - £11,443.85 per annum (depending on experience and skills) plus a car allowance up to £743.40 per annum (based on your engine size)

Hours: 21.75 hours per week

Working Pattern: Either Tuesday, Thursday and Friday or Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Base:  Oakham based covering Rutland and Northamptonshire

Duration: Permanent

Job Ref: SP057

We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity within our Assistive Technology Service.

As an Assistive Technology Officer the main focus of your work will be to provide support to vulnerable people in the community to enable them to regain and maximise their independence.  Once trained you will be responsible for conducting holistic assessments to determine appropriate technologies based on individual need. You will complete installations, carry out periodic reviews, maintain service and client records, monitor payments and other general admin duties.

You will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and professional in your approach to service delivery. You will have an excellent telephone manner and effective communication skills together with an understanding of the needs of older people, people with a disability and vulnerable people.

You must hold a full current driving licence and have access to a vehicle as the role requires you to travel across Northamptonshire and Rutland. An Enhanced DBS check is required for this position.

Job Pack - Assistive Technology Officer

Closing date: 5th January 2017               

Interviews: 19th January 2017

Business Support Assistant

Salary

up to £19,391.31

Location

Business Support Assistant

Salary: up to £19,391.31 per annum pro rata (starting salary subject to qualifications and experience)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Rushden

Reference Number: SP056

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Spire Homes for a full time, permanent Business Support Assistant.

The main focus of this role is to provide comprehensive administration support to our colleagues across the organisation, ensuring a first class administration service is offered at all times. 

As a successful candidate, you will have a friendly, professional and approachable manner that enables you to work as part of a 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 your individual workload to meet deadlines, respond flexibly and prioritise whilst providing a quality service at all times. 

Strong ICT skills are essential; with proven experience using Microsoft Office packages a must. Embracing new technology and pro-actively using ICT to seek new ways of working is essential to ensure the team meet business needs now, and in the future.

Equally important is the ability to think innovatively and come up with new ideas, so that a consistently responsive and creative service is provided to meet the needs of the organisation.

Job Pack - Business Support Assistant

For informal enquiries about this position, please contact Gina Goncalvez on 01933 415274

Closing date: 4 December 2016            

Interviews: 13 December 2016

Support Worker

Salary

£7.20 per hour

Location

Cranwell Court, Grimsby

Reference Number: CH051

Cranwell Court

Cambridge Road

Grimsby

NE Lincolnshire

DN34 5EP

Cranwell Court is a local provider of specialist care services and we create a vibrant, forward thinking culture to make a difference to our resident’s quality of life.

Are you passionate about making a difference to elderly people living with dementia? Can you see the person, not the illness? If yes, we want to hear from you.

Support Worker: 21 hours (3 shifts of 7 hours per week)

Hourly Rate: £7.20 per hour

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

Closing date:           Friday 9th December 2016                       

Interviews:               Wednesday 14th December 2016

Job Pack Available Here

Application Form Available Here

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

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

 

Support Worker

Salary

£7.20 per hour

Location

Cranwell Court, Grimsby

Reference Number: CH053

Cranwell Court

Cambridge Road

Grimsby

NE Lincolnshire

DN34 5EP

Cranwell Court is a local provider of specialist care services and we create a vibrant, forward thinking culture to make a difference to our resident’s quality of life.

Are you passionate about making a difference to elderly people living with dementia? Can you see the person, not the illness? If yes, we want to hear from you.

Support Worker: 28 hours per week (4 x 7 hour shifts)

Hourly Rate: £7.20 per hour

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

Closing date:           Friday 9th December 2016                      

Interviews:               Wednesday 14th December 2016

Job Pack Available Here

Application Form Available Here

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

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

 

 

 

 

Senior Support Worker

Salary

£8.36 per hour

Location

Cranwell Court, Grimsby

Reference Number: CH052

Cranwell Court

Cambridge Road

Grimsby

NE Lincolnshire

DN34 5EP

Cranwell Court is a local provider of specialist care services and we create a vibrant, forward thinking culture to make a difference to our resident’s quality of life.

Are you passionate about making a difference to elderly people living with dementia? Can you see the person, not the illness? If yes, we want to hear from you.

Senior Support Worker: 20 hours per week

Hourly Rate: £8.36 per hour

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

Closing date:           Friday 9th December 2016                       

Interviews:               Wednesday 14th December 2016

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

 Job Pack Available Here

Application Form Available Here


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

 

 

Regional Property Manager

Salary

up to £41,500

Location

Birmingham

Regional Property Manager

Salary: Up to £41,500 plus company car (starting salary subject to experience and qualifications)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Based: Birmingham, will be required to cover other locations

Reference Number: FCH178

Working for one of the largest housing organisations in the Midlands with over 19,000 homes. We are looking to recruit a Regional Property Manager to oversee our repairs and maintenance teams based in Birmingham and Nottingham

The Role

As the Regional Property Manager, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of our responsive repairs, void repairs and major works programme for our Friendship properties in the East and West Midlands.

You will lead and inspire high performance within a team, to ensure they provide effective and efficient services.

The role will also include:

  • Providing advice and coaching relating to specific processes, new projects, new legislation, general queries and management guidance.

  • Successfully monitoring behaviours and customer experiences, ensuring negative experiences are minimised

  • Ensuring projects are meeting performance targets and budget

As the successful Regional Manager of a team which is committed to the success and delivery of quality services, you will have:

  • A track record of delivering fantastic results

  • Possess excellent management and organisational skills

  • Have excellent communication skills and champion collaborative working.

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

Job Description and Person Specification

Terms and Conditions of Service

To apply for this exciting role, please send your CV and Covering Letter quoting the position and reference number to this role to apply@longhurst-group.org.uk