Vacancies

Please see our current vacancies and job descriptions below. If you feel you would be ideal for any of the jobs below, please apply here. We look forward to hearing from you!

Home Carers – London Borough of Havering

Home Carers – Lodge Group Care UK – London Borough of Havering

£9.30 – £10.00 an hour
We are looking for outstanding candidates to join Lodge Group’s team as Domiciliary Home Carers across the London Borough of Havering. Our friendly home carers offer exceptional care for the elderly in their own homes, specialising in dementia, end-of-life and learning disabilities.

Full-time and part-time home care work available at various times of day.

Driving license and access to a car is desirable but not essential.
Immediate start.

If you fit our criteria below, we would love to hear from you, please apply online via our website.

Our domiciliary home care staff receive an enviable benefits package including:

  • free comprehensive ongoing training programme (including NVQ and Dementia Training)
  • free uniform
  • bonus scheme and competitive pay
  • health care plan with WPA
  • flexible hours and pension
  • very supportive team
  • personal development plans and one-to-one supervision
  • 24 hour access to online work schedule
  • advice from a resident practice and mental health nurse, plus in-house occupational therapist
  • The Home Carer Role:

Areas of support will be as follows:

1. Personal Care – Supporting the client, with privacy and dignity, to:

  • Wash, his/her body and hair
  • Dress
  • Use the toilet
  • Eat and drink
  • Maintain personal grooming
  • Prepare meals, taking into account any special dietary needs
  • Empty commode

2. Health Care – To work alongside other professionals in assisting the service user with:

  • Catheter care/continence
  • Stoma care
  • Ointments – with authorisation letter only
  • Eye drops- with authorisation letter only
  • Prompts for medication
  • Care and observation of pressure areas
  • Bowel care

3. Therapeutic care – under the supervision of designated therapists assisting the service user with:

  • Maintenance of mobility
  • Maintenance of daily living/functional skills
  • Other therapeutic care as agreed

4. Domestic Care – to work with the service user to maintain their physical environment. Tasks involved may include:

  • Laundry – washing and ironing
  • Cleaning areas of he home
  • Lighting, turning on fire
  • Checking household security

5. Social Care – supporting the service user to create and maintain relationships and activities in the local community. Tasks involved may include:

  • Collecting pensions/ benefits and prescriptions
  • Providing information
  • Conversation and listening
  • Emotional support – befriending
  • Assistant with recreation/ social activities as part of the care plan
  • Letter writing
  • Advocacy
  • Support in hospital, hospice, day care or residential setting

Requirements:

  • Able to provide with training, high quality care to people living in the community
  • Able to work independently and without direct supervision
  • Recognition of personal limitations and professional boundaries – need for support and supervision
  • High standard of verbal communication
  • Good written communication skills (desirable)
  • Good basic food hygiene and food preparation skills for basic meals and snacks.
  • Ability to build honest and trusting relationships with clients from all backgrounds
  • Reliability
  • Sensitivity to others – is perceptive and recognises changing needs of others
  • Ability to work as part of a large team
  • Work to a high standard
  • Desire to learn – seeks opportunity for change and self-improvement
  • Caring but objective – recognises the need to assist clients but not to ‘do for’

About Lodge Group Care

Lodge Group Care is so proud of all of its staff members. We really do have a close knit, friendly and professional care team. We aim to not only offer the best home care, residential and supported living services to those we serve (in several London Boroughs and parts of Essex), but also the best care for our team too. Our aim is to work in a way that is empowering and inclusive for all team members.

We believe our clients are happy because we are committed to ensuring that our staff feel valued. Our carers and support workers receive ongoing high quality training and are focused on the quality of life of our clients – our extended family.

Lodge Group Care has a GOOD rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for all relevant services.

 

If you fit our criteria below, we would love to hear from you, please apply online via our website. We look forward to hearing from you.

Home Carers – Thurrock

Home Carers – Lodge Group Care UK – Thurrock

£9.30- £10 an hour
We are looking for outstanding candidates to join Lodge Group’s team as Domiciliary Home Carers across Thurrock in Essex. Our friendly home carers offer exceptional care for the elderly in their own homes, specialising in dementia, end-of-life and learning disabilities.

Full-time and part-time home care work available at various times of day. You must hold a valid driving license and have the use of a car to apply for this post.

Immediate start.

If you fit our criteria below, we would love to hear from you, please apply online via our website.

Our domiciliary home care staff receive an enviable benefits package including:

  • free comprehensive ongoing training programme (including NVQ and Dementia Training)
  • free uniform
  • bonus scheme and competitive pay
  • health care plan with WPA
  • flexible hours and pension
  • very supportive team
  • personal development plans and one-to-one supervision
  • 24 hour access to online work schedule
  • advice from a resident practice and mental health nurse, plus in-house occupational therapist

The Home Carer Role:
Areas of support will be as follows:

1. Personal Care – Supporting the client, with privacy and dignity, to:

  • Wash, his/her body and hair
  • Dress
  • Use the toilet
  • Eat and drink
  • Maintain personal grooming
  • Prepare meals, taking into account any special dietary needs
  • Empty commode

2. Health Care – To work alongside other professionals in assisting the service user with:

  • Catheter care/continence
  • Stoma care
  • Ointments – with authorisation letter only
  • Eye drops- with authorisation letter only
  • Prompts for medication
  • Care and observation of pressure areas
  • Bowel care

3. Therapeutic care – under the supervision of designated therapists assisting the service user with:

  • Maintenance of mobility
  • Maintenance of daily living/functional skills
  • Other therapeutic care as agreed

4. Domestic Care – to work with the service user to maintain their physical environment. Tasks involved may include:

  • Laundry – washing and ironing
  • Cleaning areas of he home
  • Lighting, turning on fire
  • Checking household security

5. Social Care – supporting the service user to create and maintain relationships and activities in the local community. Tasks involved may include:

  • Collecting pensions/ benefits and prescriptions
  • Providing information
  • Conversation and listening
  • Emotional support – befriending
  • Assistant with recreation/ social activities as part of the care plan
  • Letter writing
  • Advocacy
  • Support in hospital, hospice, day care or residential setting

Requirements:

  • Able to provide with training, high quality care to people living in the community
  • Able to work independently and without direct supervision
  • Recognition of personal limitations and professional boundaries – need for support and supervision
  • High standard of verbal communication
  • Good written communication skills (desirable)
  • Good basic food hygiene and food preparation skills for basic meals and snacks.
  • Ability to build honest and trusting relationships with clients from all backgrounds
  • Reliability
  • Sensitivity to others – is perceptive and recognises changing needs of others
  • Ability to work as part of a large team
  • Work to a high standard
  • Desire to learn – seeks opportunity for change and self-improvement
  • Caring but objective – recognises the need to assist clients but not to ‘do for’

About Lodge Group Care

Lodge Group Care is so proud of all of its staff members. We really do have a close knit, friendly and professional care team. We aim to not only offer the best home care, residential and supported living services to those we serve (in several London Boroughs and parts of Essex), but also the best care for our team too. Our aim is to work in a way that is empowering and inclusive for all team members.

We believe our clients are happy because we are committed to ensuring that our staff feel valued. Our carers and support workers receive ongoing high quality training and are focused on the quality of life of our clients – our extended family.

Lodge Group Care has a GOOD rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for all relevant services.

Salary: £9.30 /hour

Required licence or certification:
Drivers License

If you fit our criteria below, we would love to hear from you, please apply online via our website. We look forward to hearing from you.

Care Co-ordinator Romford

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to join Lodge Group’s team as a

Care Co-ordinator at our head office in Romford. If you fit our criteria below, we would love to hear from you and see a copy of your CV. You will be assisting the Care Manager to grow the business by delivering extraordinary care services to clients.

40 hours per week. Salary: £19,000 – £22,000

Our staff receive an enviable benefits package including:

  • bonus scheme and competitive pay
  • health care plan with WPA
  • pension
  • very supportive team.

Normal Hours 09:00 am -17:30 pm (some flexibility required for emergencies and on-call duties)

Monday to Friday – Immediate Start

The Role:

  • Support the Care Manager with new and ongoing relationships between our carers and clients
  • Deliver exceptional service through face to face visits to our clients for Quality Assurance and Service Reviews, as well as communications through other means. Ensure all follow-up activities are recorded and acted upon, as well as alerting the Care Manager to any serious concerns
  • Undertake emergency visits when required
  • Participate in the on all rota
  • Assist the Care Manager with developing Care Plans
  • Planning and managing the scheduling of our carers’ activities and ensuing everyone is well informed. Checking that all visits have been undertaken and any issues are investigated properly. Undertake shadowing and spot check activities with our carers as part of our service quality management
  • Review client journals and activity log sheets, report any areas for concern
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records
  • Identify training and recruitment needs and report to relevant colleagues

Requirements:

  • An absolute passion for delivering exceptional customer service and delivering the best quality care services
  • Strong skills in planning, scheduling, prioritising and time management
  • Excellent verbal communication skills for working with both team members and clients – including managing challenging situations with empathy, confidence and professionalism
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Proactive in identifying changes we could make to improve our service
  • Care experience

About Lodge Group Care

Lodge Group Care is so proud of all of its staff members. We really do have a close knit, friendly and professional care team. We aim to not only offer the best home care, residential and supported living services to those we serve (in several London Boroughs and parts of Essex), but also the best care for our team too. Our aim is to work in a way that is empowering and inclusive for all team members.

We believe our clients are happy because we are committed to ensuring that our staff feel valued. Our carers and support workers receive ongoing high quality training and are focused on the quality of life of our clients – our extended family.

Lodge Group Care has a GOOD rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for all relevant services.

Find out more and see VIDEOS about what it is like to work at Lodge on our Indeed company page – https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Lodge-Group-Care-UK-Ltd-2?previewLocale=en_GB

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £19,000.00 to £22,000.00 /year

Male Support Worker - Children's Home - Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex

An exciting opportunity to join Lodge Group providing care and support for children and young people with autism and learning disabilities. We are looking for self-motivated individuals with a genuine desire and passion for supporting children and young people.

25-40 hours per week – Starting Salary £8.50 per hour.
Salary on completion of NVQ 3 and additional specialist training £9.00 per hour.

THE REWARDS

  • free comprehensive ongoing training programme
  • free uniform
  • health care plan with WPA
  • flexible hours and pension
  • very supportive team
  • personal development plans and one-to- one supervision
  • 24-hour access to online work schedule
  • advice from in-house occupational therapist
  • A fun, supportive working environment using high-tech assistive technology and facilities
  • And the immeasurable satisfaction of positively affecting someone’s life

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To ensure that young people accommodated at Lodge Group benefit from an appropriate and focused support programme that meets their identified needs using a person-centred approach. The ethos of Lodge Group Care is to support young people towards achieving the best possible outcomes in accordance with the Statement of Purpose using legal frameworks and guidelines provided by its inspecting body OFSTED.

It is expected and required that you will have a hands-on approach and be able to provide a friendly and supportive working environment for all the young people that are placed for respite or full time care provision.

  1. Specifically take account of young people’s views, wishes and feelings, involving them in their own plans and day to day decisions.
  2. Take personal responsibility for learning about each young person and the way autism affects them; for ‘listening’ to the individual; and for reflecting on own practice to continuously develop their own knowledge and skills.
  3. Maintain young person’s confidentiality at all times.
  4. Develop person centred working relationships with young people, carrying out Key Worker responsibilities in a professional manner.
  5. Support young people in their daily lives through:
  • Assisting them to develop and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance
  • Supporting them to make appropriate choices regarding their nutritional needs.
  • Administering medication in accordance with their needs and taking full account of the Medication Policy and Procedures
  • Accompanying them to the dentist, doctor, hairdresser, and other appointments as appropriate.
  • Reporting to managers any concerns regarding the young people’s welfare including health and safety issues
  • Supporting them in their basic care needs such as bathing, dressing, shaving, and assisting them to learn self-care and with direct support where required
  • Actively encouraging and supporting leisure and meaningful activities both inside and outside of the home, in accordance with individual service user’s interests, choices and needs.
  • Accompanying young people on trips and holidays away
  • Ensuring the home environment is secure, clean and well presented, undertaking domestic chores and relevant checks as necessary
  • Adhering to all safeguarding requirements and any procedures aimed at the protection of children and young people.  
  • Using ‘Positive Intervention Support Planning’ to support young people in managing their own challenging behaviours
  • Using ABA approach (Applied Behaviour Analysis) to replace negative behaviours with more positive behaviours and embed this into daily practice.
  • Understanding the importance of young person’s working file and plans, and using these effectively and professionally to inform practice daily.
  • Recording accurately and professionally in line with Children’s Homes Regulation 2015.
  • Attending and participating in all meetings as required including Supervision and Appraisals
  • Working with managers to identify needs and access relevant learning and development opportunities and share that learning with others
  • Working as part of a team, sharing responsibility fairly and being supportive of others.

It is the nature of the work of the post that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. The post holder will therefore be expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises that tasks which are not specifically covered in their job description have to be undertaken. These additional duties will normally be to cover unforeseen circumstances or changes in work and they will normally be compatible with the regular type of work. The job description may also be reviewed in light of changing service needs or developments in consultation with the post holder.

YOU WILL NEED

  • A positive and proactive approach to autism and learning disability
  • A sense of humour and lots of energy and enthusiasm
  • Flexibility, integrity and reliability
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ambition to achieve good outcomes
  • Demonstrate understanding of sound care principles
  • Level 2/ 3 qualification in Health & Social Care OR a commitment to work towards this qualification
  • A driving licence would be desirable – but not essential

ABOUT LODGE GROUP CARE UK

Lodge Group Care is so proud of all of its staff members. We really do have a close knit, friendly and professional care team. We aim to not only offer the best home care, residential and supported living services to those we serve (in several London Boroughs and parts of Essex), but also the best care for our team too. Our aim is to work in a way that is empowering and inclusive for all team members.

We believe our service users are happy because we are committed to ensuring that our staff feel valued. Our carers and support workers receive ongoing high quality training and are focused on the quality of life of our clients – our extended family.

Lodge Group Care has a GOOD rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for all relevant services and a GOOD Ofsted rating for our children’s home.

Find out more and see VIDEOS about what it is like to work at Lodge and our Home Care services on our Indeed company page – https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Lodge-Group-Care-UK-Ltd-2?previewLocale=en_GB

Male Support Worker Adult Residential Care - Barking, Essex

An exciting opportunity to join Lodge Group providing care and support within our residential care home in Barking for young adults with learning disabilities. We are looking for self-motivated individuals with a genuine desire and passion for supporting adults and young people in transition. A driving license and access to a car is essential.

25-40 hours per week – Starting Salary £8.50 per hour.
Salary on completion of NVQ 3 and additional specialist training £9.00 per hour.

THE REWARDS

  • free comprehensive ongoing training programme
  • free uniform
  • health care plan with WPA
  • flexible hours and pension
  • very supportive team
  • personal development plans and one-to- one supervision
  • 24-hour access to online work schedule
  • advice from in-house occupational therapist
  • A fun, supportive working environment using high-tech assistive technology and facilities
  • And the immeasurable satisfaction of positively affecting someone’s life

OBJECTIVE

Working as part of a dynamic, energetic team you will provide support to enable the people we support to access a wide variety of leisure and social activities. Support with daily living tasks such as cooking and shopping, alongside personal care to ensure that these people are engaged and active within the community.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In the context of Lodge Group Care policy and procedure work as part of a team to provide personalised and individual support to adults with a learning disability within a range of community and residential care settings.

  • To work in partnership with the people that we support, the team to plan, organise, implement, monitor and review activities to achieve the agreed targets set out in Person Centred Plans, Individual Plans and Health Action Plans.
  • To exercise creativity in developing Person Centred Plans (PCP) with the people we support, enabling full participation in the process from setting up support networks , to carrying out reviews.
  • As a Key worker to be involved in the creation and implementation of Individual LearningPlans (ILPs) in accordance with Lodge Group Care strategy for Life Long Learning.
  • Working closely with residents families and arranging family and home visits
  • In accordance with individual needs and wishes; enable the people we support to take control of their lives by maximising independence and participation in all personal, social, cultural, educational and employment opportunities.
  • Where required, and in accordance with support plans and individual preferences, provide personal care to the people we support maintaining privacy and dignity at all times. To ensure that the support provided is flexible, individual and underpinned by person centred approaches following the principles of Active Support, or any other organisationally recognised approach to service delivery.
  • Working from PCPs, ensure that all processes and administrative functions are fulfilled to ensure that the outcomes are achieved, including Support and Care Planning, risk and financial management, monitoring, recording and reporting.To collaborate with co-workers and the Manager to maintain Person Centred Plans


ABOUT LODGE GROUP CARE UK

Lodge Group Care is so proud of all of its staff members. We really do have a close knit, friendly and professional care team. We aim to not only offer the best home care, residential and supported living services to those we serve (in several London Boroughs and parts of Essex), but also the best care for our team too. Our aim is to work in a way that is empowering and inclusive for all team members.

We believe our service users are happy because we are committed to ensuring that our staff feel valued. Our carers and support workers receive ongoing high quality training and are focused on the quality of life of our clients – our extended family.

Lodge Group Care has a GOOD rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for all relevant services and a GOOD Ofsted rating for our children’s home.

Find out more and see VIDEOS about what it is like to work at Lodge and our Home Care services on our Indeed company page – https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Lodge-Group-Care-UK-Ltd-2?previewLocale=en_GB

 

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