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Providing quality support for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs, ensuring they are included in every step of their personal pathway.

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Registered Head Office Address:

Ivy Mead

Littleworth Lane



S71 5RG


T: 01226 288 277

F: 01226 321 658



Ivy Care is a trading name of Ivy Cottage (Ackton) Ltd and must not be confused with or associated

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About Ivy Care

We are currently recruiting support workers in West Yorkshire at our services in Ackton and Ferrybridge.

We have positions available both day time and waking nights with immediate starts (Subject to DBS registered online and satisfactory references).

For more information about these vacancies click on the link on the right to view the Job definitions and person specifications.

Current Career Opportunities

Job Definitions / Person Specifications

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Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s quality assurance survey sent out in January 2018.

An action plan for the organisation can be seen  in our report and each service is currently  putting the final touches to their own individual action plan.

A copy of our report can be downloaded from this page.

Quality Assurance 2018

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A Career in Health & Social Care

Ivy Care is a specialist care provider supporting people with learning disabilities and complex needs within residential settings.

Our aim is to enable people with learning disabilities to live as independently as possible by receiving the care and support consistent with their individual needs whilst using a progressive approach.

We embrace lifelong learning and provide responsive and flexible support packages to help empower the individual to achieve their goals, dreams and aspirations.

Making a Referral to Ivy Care

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Hours p/w: 37.5

Location:  Thurnscoe, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S63

Service: Ivy Lodge

About this vacancy

As a Support Worker at Ivy Lodge you will be supporting people who have Learning Disabilities and other needs, to participate in an active social life and to achieve the kind of life they want to lead. You will support people within a residential setting and out in the local community, you’ll be there to provide person centered support, enabling individuals to achieve goals and reach their full potential. The role may entail you assisting people with personal care needs and with practical domestic support around the home as necessary. More information about this post can be found by clicking on the “View” button below.


Current  Vacancies

Ivy Care - Leadership and Management Programme

A huge congratulations to our ‘Ivy Care’ leaders, after successfully completing our new leadership and management programme.

After starting the course in September 2018, they have completed 7 Modules, including: Essential Leadership & Personal Development, Communicating Effectively, Team Building, Coaching & Mentoring, Conflict Management, Effective Change Management and Leading & Managing HR Processes.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Sue Copeland at Nurture Change Ltd for providing this bespoke training.

This programme was completed by Managers, Deputy Managers and Senior Support staff and was a great way to share best practice, ideas and continue to support the ongoing development and quality of the service we provide at Ivy Care.

Well done everyone.

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CQC Information

For more information or to request an application pack contact Julie Dwyer

On 01977 671 499 or email jobs@ivycarehomes.co.uk

Making a referral to Ivy Care could not be easier. Referrals can be made by:

If you require additional information or have a query about Ivy Care, please speak with a member of our referrals team who will be more than happy to assist you.

Our referrals team can be reached by calling 01977 671 499 / 07717 571 202,  Monday - Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Referrals can be made directly to an individual service by contacting the Service Manager Directly. Contact details can be found on our “Contact Us” page.

Emergency referrals can be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week . This can be done by calling our head office on 01226 288 277 and a member of our team will put you in contact with the on call duty management.