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Working With A Purpose

Working in care is more than just a job, it's a career, A career with a purpose. A purpose of making a difference and improving the lives of others with every single day worked. A career, of fulfilment, where each day is different, and one of life changing possibilities. A career, that you can be proud of.

The Northam Care Trust has various available jobs in North Devon in the areas of: Bideford, Westward Ho!, Barnstaple, and South Molton.

Don't just aspire to make a living, aspire to Make A Difference.

Committed To Inclusivity

As a Disability Confident Level 2 employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.  If you need any assistance or support with the application or interview process, please contact the HR team on 01237 477238.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and have set up an EDI board to ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion are integrated into The Northam Care Trust’s mission, vision and strategy.  We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We are proud to be a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer.

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Because We Care

A charity with a value for you. As The Northam Care Trust is a not-for-profit charity we invest ALL of our profit back into our services and staff. We realise that our workforce is integral to the operations and life of our charity and the differences that we make, that's why we are continously looking to improve on the ways we care for you. Whether this is through rewards & benefits, investing in your health & wellbeing, increasing our competitive rates of pay, or supporting your personal development. The Northam Care Trust is devoted to caring for you.

Health & Wellbeing

At The Northam Care we know that your health and wellbeing is of upmost importance. That's why we have a number of wellbeing initiatives in place to ensure you are being cared for too. These include a wellbeing programme manager specialising in mental health, physical health and nutrition. A number of mental health firstaiders throughout the organisation. A monthly wellbeing newsletter loaded with up-to-date knowlegde. All alongside care to share clinics and staff survey's providing an opportunity for you to give us feedback on ways we can improve.

Training & Development

To begin with, our in-depth induction, tailored online training programmes and specialised face to face training will develop your skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on those we support. However, we don't stop there, we aspire for your development and continual self improvement too. We offer a number of initiatives to support your progression within the company including professional qualification opportunities and tailored personal development plans. Developing You.

Rewards & Benefits

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Additional annual leave for length of service.

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Enhanced overtime rate.

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Company pension scheme.

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Cycle to work scheme.

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20% membership discount with ARC for racquet sports & gym.

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Bank Holiday Double Pay

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Free Will Writing service.

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Training & Attendance Bonuses.

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Full e-learning training and further development opportunities.

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Competitve rates of pay

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Birthday Leave.

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Cash staff referral scheme.

Ability Not Disability

The Northam Care Trust have been involved with the Ability Not Disability project. The project aims to support individuals with learning & physical disabilities into places of employment that suit their needs. Luke Souster, our Receptionist and Administrative Officer was employed through this project, and we are extremely proud of Luke who has become a great addition to our team. His presence is always uplifting, and he is a perfect showcase for our organisation and for the Ability Not Disability project. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Level 2 Employer! To see more about this project and our involvement please see the two videos below.

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