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Are you a carer with at least six months’ care experience? Would you like to work in a positive, supportive and rewarding environment, helping our service users to live happy and fulfilling lives?

New pay and benefits package for Care / Activity Support Workers

Effective from 01.01.22

  • £10.00 – £11.24 per hour depending on age and qualifications
  • Profit share bonus scheme
  • Free gym membership
  • Free monthly prize draw
  • Free training to achieve accredited qualifications
  • Training during regular paid-for hours
  • Fixed rota to give better home/work balance
  • Regular free reward events/nights out for staff
  • Equal pay employer
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Well-staffed shifts
  • Overtime available
  • Supportive environment
  • Beautiful homes in Kingsthorpe & Duston

Recruiting Full-time Care / Activity Support Workers

We are currently recruiting Care / Activity Support Workers on a permanent full-time basis to work in Kingsthorpe and Duston in Northampton.

As a Care / Activity Support Worker at a Richardson Care home, you’ll support our service users with acquired brain injury or learning disabilities to achieve their goals – however small – and share in their successes. You’ll work with people of all ages and assist with daily living – both in the home and during a range of activities in the community, so no two days will be the same. You’ll join a team of carers in a warm, friendly environment, who are dedicated to providing excellent care.

 About you

You’re compassionate and positive with a can-do approach. You already have at least six months’ experience of working in care, ideally in a residential setting. Most-importantly, you’re kind, caring and enthusiastic. You’ll be willing to learn and want the flexibility that working shifts offers. Ideally, you’ll have an NVQ 2 / HSC or equivalent qualification in care, but if not, then we’ll provide free training so that you can achieve this or other qualifications to develop your career.

Homes Manager

We have an exciting opportunity to lead a team and manage a beautiful and spacious residential care home for 10 residents in Northampton.

Do you have proven management and leadership skills?
Are you committed to providing person-centred care, desire excellence and are willing to lead by example?
Do you want to be part of a high-calibre management team, with the opportunity to transform people’s lives?
Are you committed to providing a caring and supportive environment?

We offer:

  • Salary of £31,809.00 – £36,254.00 per year
  • Potential to earn £10,000 performance bonuses, plus a pension scheme
  • Free gym membership, free training and other benefits

Essential requirements:

  • Minimum NVQ 4 or equivalent
  • Driver
  • Experience in supporting people with learning disabilities
  • 2 years’ supervisory experience

Desirable qualities:

  • 2 years’ management experience in learning disability
  • Train the trainer

For an informal discussion or for further information contact Jane Payne, Operational & Clinical Officer on 07850772634
Closing date: 21/01/22
Start date: ASAP

Admissions & Referrals Co-ordinator

If you’re a successful sales person but fed up of selling the same old products, then this opportunity will offer you something different and worthwhile. Would you like to use your sales skills to sell a service that could change a person’s life for the better?
As part of our Admissions & Referrals Team your work will involve combining both office-based and field work in order to maximise admissions into our service. You will be working UK wide and largely within the Social Services sector to raise awareness of the service we offer using a variety of sales techniques.

About you

  • You have a proven track record in telesales and field sales. (Your target is a minimum of 30 outgoing calls a day)
  • You have a proven track record in making and keeping professional relationships
  • You’re a confident driver with a clean UK driving licence
  • You’re prepared to work occasional unsocial hours – e.g. early mornings, late evenings, weekends. Normal working hours are Monday – Friday 9am-5pm.
  • You have GCSE grade C or above in English

Ideally, you’ll also be used to attending exhibitions, conferences, and networking events. You have knowledge of the care industry sector and contacts within Social Services, NHS, Councils and Local Authorities.

All positions – how to apply

You can apply now by sending your CV to us at

If you’d like any more information, then give our Administrator, Laura Griffin, a call – she’ll be happy to speak to you. Call Laura on 01604 791266 or email her at

We look forward to hearing from you.

Current Vacancies

Care Support Workers Job Description

Homes Manager – Job Description

Admissions & Referrals Co-ordinator – Job Description

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