Why Join Us
More than a Home more than a Job. We’re on the lookout for some excellent people to join our lovely team. We value our staff team at SHS and believe it is important to reward and compensate our staff team for their contribution to our success. If you join us, you could help turn a child’s life around.
The better our team, the more we can do.
FLEXIBLE PAID TIME OFF (PTO)
We all need time away from work to recharge or resolve a family crisis. Full-time team members are eligible for flexible time off. And we want you to use it!
COMPETITIVE SLEEP RATES
Your financial security is important to us. We will match or better competitive rates and comply with UK law regarding our sleeping rates.
PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
We support our team members and their families with Paid Parental Leave. This includes paid Maternity & Adoption, Parental Bonding, and Granternity Leave.
LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
We want you to drive your own career development. We pay for learning and development programs such as QCF Level 3 and 5.
We offer quality medical, dental, and vision options at an affordable price.
Join us for regular company events including awards ceremonies, fun activity days, coffee mornings and days out etc.
FOOD & FUN
In all our homes we have stocked kitchens with drinks and food to keep us fueled.
HEALTH & WELL-BEING
Employee Assistace Programme (EAP) services. To help you deal with personal problems that might adversely impact your work performance, health and well-being. EAP generally include assessment, short-term counselling and referral services for you and your immediate family.
Our comprehensive and in-depth Induction and Training Programmes improve the confidence of our staff, and empower them to provide exceptional support for the young people in our care.
AT SHS, you’ll have the opportunity to attend a wide range of courses, which are held regularly in our Homes across the West Midlands. Inclusive of Mandatory training, Topics include:
• Child protection
• Managing difficult behaviour
• Physical Intervention (Prime Care Training)
• Medication and Administration
• Identity and self esteem
• Life story work
• Working with children who have been abused
• Empowering children and young people
Therapeutic care training SHS run a number of training courses that teach therapeutic knowledge and skills.
Our one and two-day therapeutic courses include:
• Understanding attachment and attachment difficulties
• Understanding and responding to complex trauma
• Brain development in infancy
• Understanding and managing self-harm
• Responding to sexually harmful behaviour
• Introduction to reflective and therapeutic practice
We also offer monthly group training sessions conducted by Dr Bhogal a Clinical Psychologist. We also have an in house trainer Jovan who comes and delivers relevant training all year round.
Our Registered Managers are all NVQ 5 qualified and have achieved a Diploma in Health and Social Care or higher.
Our Team Leaders are all NVQ 3 qualified and will be assisted to undertake NVQ 5 studies so that they may develop their skills and qualifications to support further career development, such as progression towards becoming a Registered Manager.
Our Support Workers are asked to commit to QCF/NVQ 3 studies as a condition of their appointment, so that we can be confident that they have the necessary skills and training to support our service users from the earliest stage.
At SHS, we are very fortunate to have a fantastic team committed to our mission of transforming the lives of our Young People.
As a critical component of our mission, we are relentlessly focused on developing fair and objective recruitment solutions to help our new candidates. We aim to build a diverse and inclusive culture based on a foundation of respect and inclusion.
We know that a cornerstone of our success is the diversity of thought and experience of our staff team. We value diversity and encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply to join our team and to help broaden our perspectives in everything we do. Inclusion is a cultural value that starts with our leadership and inspires and informs our team members in all of our Homes.
If you share our passion for giving more people access to opportunity, we invite you to check out our current job openings and find out how you can join our team.
We look forward to hearing from you.
What they Say about Us
Previous Young Person
Extract from Ofsted Report 06/2019
Children’s risk assessments and behaviour management plans are detailed and are updated to reflect changes in risks and strategies. Staff implement the behaviour management strategies, which helps to reduce and manage risk and keep children safe.
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Reg 44 Inspector, Ashleen T.
Social Worker, Mark H.
New Staff Member, Simon C.
Independent Responsible Officer, Kerry O.
Social Worker, Roy B.