Jobs and Careers Autumn 2017 - 111
KAYL E I G H ' S
S T O RY
KAYLEIGH BROWNE, 31,
HAS BEEN WORKING AS A
LEARNING DISABILITY SUPPORT
WORKER WITH HERITAGE
CARE FOR 18 MONTHS
"Initially I thought I couldn't
apply as I had no experience
of working with people with a
learning disability. I soon found
out it wasn't about experience,
but about having the right
attitudes and behaviours.
"I truly love my job. I support
someone on a one-to-one basis
who has a learning disability and
autism. Their communication
skills have really improved and
it makes me proud to think I
might be part of that change.
"Heritage Care encourages you
to learn. I've just �inished my QCF
Level 2 in social care and my goal
is to become a team leader."
provides them with comprehensive
and thorough support and training,
regardless of role or job title,
throughout their career at the charity.
Working in the health and social
care sector is hard work, challenging
and demanding. But it can also be
highly rewarding, extremely satisfying
and incredibly worthwhile.
For operational-based staff, Heritage Care
can offer a variety of job opportunities
both for those who have experience
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A WIDE RANGE OF
ACROSS THE SOUTH-EAST
AND THE MIDLANDS. BE
THE DIFFERENCE -
"I support someone
who has a learning
skills have really
improved and it
makes me proud
to think I might be
part of that change"
in the sector and for those who are
keen to begin their career in health
and social care for the ﬁrst time.
The charity is a dynamic and evolving
organisation. In 2016, Community Options,
a provider of specialist mental health
services, became a fully integrated part
of the organisation and now operates
as a trading name of Heritage Care.
This means that its corporate services,
which are primarily based in Loughton,
Essex, together with other regional
support ofﬁces in Bromley, Greater
London, and Grantham, Lincolnshire,
are busier than ever. Corporate services
includes learning and development, HR
including the recruitment team, IT, ﬁnance,
payroll and corporate administration.
H ERITAGE CARE
WHETHER YOU'RE NEW TO CARE
WORK, A RECENT GRADUATE
OR LOOKING FOR A CHANGE OF
DIRECTION, HERITAGE CARE HAS
A POSITION FOR YOU
To see current vacancies at
the charity and watch short
�ilms with staff sharing their
personal experiences, visit
heritagecare.co.uk/jobs. Or give
our friendly recruitment team
a call on 020 8418 1825.
Heritage Care offers all its
contracted staff members a
number of bene�its, including
paid holiday entitlement,
company pension, childcare
vouchers, a bene�its scheme and
fantastic career progression, with
full support and training.
It's a great package with a great
employer, so why wait? Apply now!
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Call 020 8418 1825