As a care worker you have the potential to change lives for the better.
Ashton Home Care is a well established family run business with over 15 years of experience in supporting and developing our care staff. Our carers have been delighting our service users, making a real difference to their lives since 2001..
It is a privilege to work with such an enthusiastic and dedicated team both out in our service users homes and in our offices. Knowing that we all work together to change people’s lives for the better is a wonderful thing.
Training & Support
Training and Development with Ashton Home Care
A thorough induction training schedule has been designed to ensure that you will have a really good understanding of what the role of a carer at Ashton is and what will be expected from you on a day-to-day basis.
The training team will lead you though a number of classroom sessions and practical activities designed specifically to give you the skills and knowledge to ensure that you are happy and confident in your role. Once the induction programme has been completed you will be ready for your first service user placement.
The topics included within the induction programme include:
- Service user customer service
- The role of the carer, your duties, responsibilities and how we deliver them.
- Our values and beliefs at Ashton Home Care
- Personal care
- Manual handling
- Abuse and safeguarding
- Cooking and mealtimes
- Health and safety
- First aid
Our management team will support you through your learning, including the completion of the NVQ level 2 diploma in Health and Social care. Each member of Ashton Home Care staff receives an annual appraisal and regular supervision meetings where personal development and training needs are reviewed and discussed.
We have many career opportunities within Ashton Home Care and always celebrate when we are able to promote one of our team. We have carers who have developed in their careers at Ashton and been promoted to many different departments including managerial, recruitment, training and senior management roles. We are very proud of their success at Ashton.
Be part of something unique. Find out how you can join our amazing team and provide the very best homecare and support.
The first thing to do if you want to work for Ashton Home Care is to take a look around our website. Here you can find out more about our services and most importantly, the way we provide them. A good place to start is our website for our customers
Within Ashton Home Care there is a rich variety of roles that require different skills and abilities. Read about the range of job roles to see what interests you.
Call to speak to the registered manager of the office. The registered manager will be able to talk to you about their vacancies and will answer any questions you may have about working for Ashton Home Care.
Fill in an online application form. Alternatively you can download one or request one through the office.
The registered manager will review the application form and invite successful applicants to an interview at the office. During the interview you will have an opportunity to ask further questions and gain a better understanding of the role you are applying for.
We thoroughly vet all of our potential staff. You will be working in a position of trust where honesty and integrity are essential. We will carry out a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service before you start work for Ashton Home Care.
Successful applicants will receive thorough induction training so they have the skills and knowledge to carry out their job role. Our training is designed to support those with or without experience and exceeds the minimum requirements set by our national regulators.
We look forward to hearing from you.
A CAREER IN CARE
Develop your Career with Ashton
Career development is very important to us at Ashton and we look to provide opportunities to all of our staff to improve their knowledge and develop their skills.
This can be achieved in a number of different ways including workshops such as dementia care and complex care, through on-line learning via LearntoCare and other sites such as SCIE, by reading books and articles and through coaching from colleagues and managers. We also provide every member of Ashton Home Care with the opportunity to complete nationally recognised qualifications after 6 months within the company.
Every member of the Ashton staff has a one-to-one meeting with their manager at least every 6 months. One of these meetings will be their annual appraisal during which there is a special focus on your development and how you would
If you would like to discuss learning and development opportunities for your career in care, your manager will be happy to talk to you and give you ideas and guidance as to how you can grow in your role.