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Join Our Outstanding Team!

We’re looking for a Senior Support worker at our ‘Outstanding’ Hampshire care home. Summerwood has recently been awarded the highest CQC rating of ‘Outstanding’ meaning it’s among the top 1% of care providers in the country!  We’d love you to be part of our dynamic team there so, if you are experienced in learning disability support and seek an employer who will value, train and reward you, please get in touch using our ‘Contact Us’ page on this blog or call 01202 485597 (mornings). Due to promotions, we…

Congratulations! You’re a star!

Congratulations and very well done to two team members at Redcroft care home! Tom and Mandy have both achieved their Level Three Diploma in Health and Social Care (loud round of applause!) Skills For Care state: “Skills for Care strongly believes that, when delivered well, these qualifications will provide a capable, confident and skilled workforce. These qualifications will support workers to deliver compassionate care based on strong values and ensure dignity is experienced by all those who need care and support and their carers.” [Read their report HERE] We very proud of both Tom and Mandy and look…

From little pips, apple trees grow!

Nurture your career with us! We’re delighted that our two waking nights at Redcroft were snapped up almost immediately by two team members who bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm with our company to the midweek wake duties.  That career vacancy is no longer available, therefore. Don’t despair! We have exciting support worker opportunities at Summerwood care home in New Milton, Hampshire.  Plant the seed now by joining our dynamic team, and branch out with Apple House for: excellent salary • career progression • pension scheme • training • travel expenses • incentives • and FUN! Click the ‘careers&#8217…

Learning Disabilities and End of Life Care…

Joint Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England webinar Learning Disabilities and End of Life Care. We were lucky enough to secure one of the limited 250 spaces for the Skype and phone webinar held on Wednesday 27th March 2017. The Webinar presentation team consisted of Nicola Bowtell and Professor Gyles Glover, Co-Director, Learning Disabilities Observatory Team PHE, Irene Tuffrey-Wijne Associate Professor in Intellectual Disability & Palliative Care from Kingston and St George’s and Louise Corson and Clare Price from NHS England. By joining, the aim from the speakers was to ensure that the audience would:- Find…

Looking to join a first class team?

If you’re looking to join a first class team and are an experienced care giver, then look no further! Redcroft Care Home is seeking either one or two support workers to fill two waking night shifts per week.  Tuesday and Wednesday nights are now available due to a staff member swapping to day shifts. We offer excellent rates of pay, pension scheme, training, chocolate – you name it, it’s probably included! Redcroft is a ten-bedded learning disability residential home close to the beaches of Hengistbury Head and Southbourne, and the buzzing Bournemouth town centre.  With…

Strategic Planning in LD Care…

Strategic Planning: Looking at Operational Goals. The Apple House Ltd Approach: The world of management and strategic planning can be full of jargon-based terms and phrases, which can take the core meaning away from readers who want to see the direction and aims a company wants to work towards. While it is crucial that our company has a clear strategic plan from directorship level, the methods which enable this plan to work through an operational route are key to achieving the common goal. This planning stage will assist the company forward through an ever-increasing demanding economy and climate…

Our Training Principles…

Apple House Ltd believes that its employees represent its greatest asset. By providing opportunities, facilities and financial support for training, the service aims to ensure that all of its employees are in possession of the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to perform their jobs to the highest standard.  To this end, the service is committed to functioning as a learning organisation, providing all of its employees with the opportunity for training and re-training in accordance with their own needs and that of our homes. Without a skilled, committed and well-trained staff team, the service cannot possibly succeed in…

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