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Methodist Homes (MHA) - Recruitment

Overview


Methodist Homes (MHA) is a charity providing care, accommodation and support services for older people throughout Britain.  We are one of the most highly-respected and well-established care providers in the sector, providing services to older people for over 70 years, and amongst the largest charities in Britain.

MHA delivers a range of high quality services to 16,000 individuals:

  • 5,000 older people living in over 90 care homes - residential, nursing and dementia specialist care; 
  • 2,000 older people living independently - in a range of purpose-built apartments with flexible support and personalised care
  • 9,000 older people supported by over 70 Live at Home schemes in the community.

Our services are delivered by 7,000 dedicated staff and enhanced by the commitment of 4,000 volunteers.  Our mission is to improve the quality of life for older people, inspired by Christian concern.

Careers at MHA

MHA is one of the most respected providers in the care sector.  We know that exceptional individuals with the right attitude, skills and knowledge, deliver our special care and support to older people.  We also know that each and every one of our staff members deserve the best working environment and terms and conditions we can provide.  That’s why we offer:

Excellent terms and conditions

  • Minimum of 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Enhanced payments for overtime
  • Substantial benefits package including retail and childcare vouchers, discounted private healthcare insurance and many other advantages
  • Paid sick leave
  • We are interested in applications from all age groups and have no upper age limit

A bright future

  • Extensive training opportunities
  • Career development path
  • Long service recognition awards

A great contribution to society

  • As a charity, we can really make a difference, using all monies to benefit older people
  • Higher staffing levels than most to provide a better service

Supportive networks

  • We employ MHA bank staff to provide good teamworking and limit the use of agency staff in our care homes and housing schemes
  • Over 4,000 volunteers support and add value to our work

Our values and reputation

  • MHA is well-established, providing services for almost 70 years
  • We deliver quality care services in well-designed and maintained buildings
  • We care about and listen to older people’s views, ensuring residents serve on our Boards
  • We are professional, with high standards and good management
  • We are innovative, with a reputation for breaking new ground and offering new services to older people

Equal Opportunities 

  • We seek to recruit from all sections of the community to ensure that our workforce reflects the community it serves
  • We provide training for all staff on Equality issues in the workplace
  • We offer support to employees at all stages of their employment with MHA to ensure that they can grow and develop.
  • We take a positive approach to employing and supporting disabled people