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Wellbeing Worker

Building a compassionate organisation, with the help of Love Notes

Compassion is one of our core values, and, as such, it’s central to everything we do. We look for people who demonstrate compassion in our recruitment workshop, and then we embed compassionate thinking and practice in our training and coaching; so we can build more compassion into the way we work in our communities. [...]

Building a compassionate organisation, with the help of Love Notes2018-06-16T14:11:23+00:00

Finding a family-friendly career where you can make a difference

As any parent knows, parenting is as demanding as it is rewarding. As a single mum with three children, Shirley had struggled to find a role that she could fully commit to whilst also having the flexibility to look after her family's needs. After Shirley's youngest son started school, Shirley decided to take the opportunity [...]

Finding a family-friendly career where you can make a difference2018-06-11T11:51:54+00:00

Recruiting different generations

We’re committed to having diverse teams, and we’ve been thinking about what matters to different generations and how we can best support them. This is important for the sector as a whole, as most people working in care are from the 'Baby Boomer' generation; and it's crucial to attract new people from Generations Y and [...]

Recruiting different generations2018-06-08T11:35:30+00:00

Growing our reach: June 2018

We recruited our first Wellbeing Team in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Greater Manchester, six months ago. Since then, we’ve been growing quickly – and we have plans to continue growing throughout the rest of the year, too. In Ashton-in-Makerfield, we now have two teams, and are currently recruiting to double this to four teams by next month. In July [...]

Growing our reach: June 20182018-06-07T15:48:41+00:00

Wellbeing Teams win Best Recruitment Initiative at the Skills for Care Awards 2018

This month we were thrilled to win the Skills for Care Award 2018 for Best Recruitment Initiative, awarded to us for the unique way we focus on recruiting people who share our values. We developed our value-based recruitment process with the leading UK expert in values, Jackie Le Fèvre, one of our Wellbeing Teams Advisors. [...]

Wellbeing Teams win Best Recruitment Initiative at the Skills for Care Awards 20182018-03-27T19:28:43+00:00

From driving vans to delivering wellbeing

Prefer to listen to Becky's story? Here her talking to our CEO, Helen, here: From an unfulfilling job where she wasn't treated well, to feeling happier and like she's making a difference – this is Becky's story. Becky is a Wellbeing Worker in Ashton, and is 22 years old. She joined Wellbeing Teams in 2018, [...]

From driving vans to delivering wellbeing2018-02-24T18:22:35+00:00

5 ways we are approaching recruitment differently

Does this sound familiar? Jean was recruiting for carers for a homecare team. She shortlisted five people and invited them to come for interview. Out of the five, only one person turned up. The person who did turn up said, “I don’t really want the job, but the job centre expects me to come for [...]

5 ways we are approaching recruitment differently2017-04-29T18:44:18+00:00

What values look like in practice

Wellbeing Teams have five core values: Compassion, Responsibility, Curiosity, Creativity and Flourishing. How do we ensure these show up in the daily life of the team?

What values look like in practice2017-04-19T20:40:47+00:00