Throughout your career, we understand how important it is for you to feel fully supported and valued. As part of our recruitment process, you’ll have a dedicated People Champion on hand to offer you advice and guidance throughout your probationary period.
Right from the start, you’ll be encouraged to learn and develop in a way that is right for you. We have a dedicated in-house Employee Support team to help you with any personal, financial or work-related queries. We’ll show you how to use our secure online information centre to access and update your personal information.
You’ll be invited you to join Real Talk, our app-based communications channel containing news updates, guidance for best practice and forums for collaborative working.
Launch of the New Real Life Options Website
We are delighted to announce the official launch of our brand-new, fully-responsive Real Life Options website: www.reallifeoptions.org The new comprehensive site features a streamlined, modern design, improved navigation and functionality and easy access to a wealth of information that caters for multiple visitors, including job seekers, local commissioners and the people we support. Created with the user experience in mind,…Read More
People we support in the East Midlands have come together with staff to create an inspirational model village. It has been designed to help familiarise people with real places and situations to reduce any anxiety or worry in an imaginative way.What is the model village?The project is called ‘Our Community’, it is a hands on interactive experience for people to…Read More
The end of an era
In 2003, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Real Life Options Charitable Trust, we decided to support work in a country where large scale institutions still dominate the horizon. A decade on, I believe we have helped make a real change in how Bulgaria supports people with profound learning disabilities. We are accustomed to supporting people with learning disabilities…Read More
Making Memories that last
On Tuesday 2nd of September, 1st Homecare celebrated 10 years of providing exceptional support to people in the local community. Staff joined together to mark the occasion and celebrate our 10th year with a raffle for all of the carers with the opportunity to win 7 hours paid, an extra hour on their wages or wine or chocolate. Stunning cup cakes…Read More
No Half Measures
Lowland Care is working in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Council, Association for Real Change Scotland (ARCS), Loreburn Housing Association (LHA) and Helen Sanderson Associates (HSA) to pilot person-centered practice in a home care setting, using person-centred assessment and related tools to completely redefine home care delivery and align it to individuals' aspirations using self directed support. The partnership is…Read More