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. [...]
About adam mWellbeing Worker
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 [...]
The latest update on Wellbeing Teams, in figures.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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, [...]
Helen talks about why the health and happiness of staff is critical for organisations looking to provide great care.
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 [...]
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?