Real Life Options’ expanding support staff join us from a variety of backgrounds and from all walks of life, bringing a wealth of experience, qualities and skills. Some individuals choose to work in health and social care from leaving school whilst others make it a career choice later in life. Whilst experience may be desirable for certain roles, we invest in first class training for individuals who are willing to learn and who have a positive approach and a can-do attitude.
Joining Real Life Options as a Support Team member, you’ll have regular contact with the people we support. Your role will be to ensure that people have access to facilities and new experiences, and are supported to live a life with choices and one that is free from harm. Support Team roles include Support Workers, Supported Living Leads, and Team Coordinators led by Service Managers and Heads of Operations. In addition, Support Team colleagues are assisted by operations focused administrative and quality assurance personnel.
5th – 11th February marks National Apprenticeship Week! The week celebrates the achievements of apprentices around the UK and the positive impact they make to communities, businesses, and the wider economy. [caption id="attachment_12645" align="alignright" width="238"] Michelle O'Neil[/caption] The theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2024 is ‘Skills for Life’ which encourages people to consider how apprenticeships can help individuals to develop…Read More
Congratulations are in order to our Longcroft Care Home service who achieved a level 5 and 6 grade following their Care Inspectorate inspection on 20th and 21st November 2023. The unannounced inspection looked at two key questions; ‘How well do we support people’s wellbeing’ and ‘How good is our leadership’. Feedback from the report states that “performance was sector leading,…Read More
And the votes are in! Our annual Christmas card competition was hugely successful this year! A big thank you to all the people we support who took part and submitted their designs. All entries were incredible and it was fantastic to see all the creative designs from across the UK. Huge congratulations to Carol from Stockton-on-Tees for winning first place…Read More
We are delighted to share the results of our latest My Voice Survey, ‘My Wellbeing – Feeling Safe.’ Across 40 services, 202 people we support responded to the survey providing us with the highest response rate to date on any of our previous My Voice Surveys. Real Life Options believe that everyone should have the opportunity to use their own voice.…Read More
Huge congratulations to the 2023 Real Heroes winners. The Real Heroes Awards recognise and reward outstanding individuals across Real Life Options – both staff and the people we support. This year, we wanted to hear about how nominees were committed to our Real Life Options Values (Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Excellence), as well as how they promote the ‘My Voice’…Read More