A rewarding career<br />
with progress

A rewarding career
with progress

Just Imagine the rewards
of fostering a child

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Just imagine a rewarding
career with progress


As an organisation, you can be assured that we value our staff. Progress loves people that have an inner drive for change that benefits those we help and you as an individual. We will always support you to grow and develop your skills so you can achieve your ambitions.

Progress is here to support and do what is right for children and young adults. If you are looking for a job with these values and career progression, then Progress could be for you.

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What can we offer?

A lack of qualifications is no barrier to working with us. We can give you the skills and qualifications you need to access careers in Social Work, Nursing, Mental Health, Counselling and more.

If you have a passion for helping others and want to make a difference please see our latest vacancies for your local area.

Flexible support Work

The Flexible Support Worker role is a ‘foot in the door’ to support work. This is an entry level position with the opportunity to receive training within a various number of settings. The flexible support worker role is great if you study at college, university or if you have another job. This job role will be suited to your availability.

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Just imagine...

  • Changing the life of a family by helping their child to self-manage their behaviours or care.
  • Helping a family come to terms with a life-changing event which has left their child with a significant disability.
  • Being the listening ear when times are tough, a shoulder to cry on, and someone they can rely on when they need support. At the same time, you are being trained and supported to develop your skills and achieve your careers aspirations within a company that cares about you and your views.
  • Working for a social care organisation where you do not have to compromise and are encouraged to think for yourself.
  • A job with flexibility where you can increase and decrease work depending on your personal circumstances whilst gaining valuable skills and experience, improving your career options.
  • A job where you can try your hand in different areas of social care, working out what makes you tick.

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A New Member Of Our Senior Team – Margaret Hopkins

18th March 2019

Progress are thrilled to welcome our outstanding home manager Margaret Hopkins into the senior management team Before joining Progress as a support worker, Margaret was a foster carer for 22 years. Her magic was quickly recognised here and she progressed to senior, deputy and then registered manager. Over her 16…
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Careers in Social Care

Working for Progress: Roma and Vicky’s story

6th March 2019

The memories of a day at Reading Festival still stay with Roma and hold a special place in her heart.  She had taken a teenager from Wellcroft House to the festival, and Roma could see the joy on her face as the young girl got out of her wheelchair…
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Carees in Social Care

Working for Progress: Bria’s Story

21st February 2019

Bria joined Progress as a Student Fostering Social Worker and has become an important member of the team. We recently caught up with her to see how she’s been getting on in her new role and hear more about what attracted her to a career in Social Care. “My Mum…
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Our Recent Investors In People Review

13th March 2018

We are incredibly proud of recieving GOLD in this year’s Investors in People (IIP) new assessing standards.   Since our last IIP blog, we have been under assessment which has come to an end in November. Over the festive period, we have been waiting for the results. Here’s what our HR Manager, Emma Ruffinato had to …
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Meet Our Charity Champions

29th January 2018

Happy New Year from all of us at Progress! Last month was the exciting big reveal for on our chosen charity: Acorns Children’s Hospice. We decided upon Acorns due to the incredible work and specialist care their services provide to both life-limited and threatened children as well as their families.
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New for 2018- Our Charity Activities

9th January 2018

The philosophy coined by Confucius over 2,500 years ago, is still incredibly relevant today. Over the last 25 centuries opportunities have become unlimited, and decisions endless. We’ve found this to dramatically be the case when it comes to fundraising and giving back to local charities. With so many incredible causes…
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Meet Claire, our amazing Managing Director…

6th December 2017

This week we sat down with Claire Rogers, our Managing Director and fearless leader, with the intention of picking her brain on different aspects throughout our business. As always, her answers were honest, direct and her passion is a clear demonstration as to why, alongside Bal, she is the forefront…
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Life without Progress

23rd November 2017

What better way to introduce our dynamic and passionate Managing Director than to get out outsiders perspective! While writing this blog with Claire, my trembling fingers tap away on the keyboard, noting down her words, silently biting back unexpected tears. As we discuss the elements of the Progress business; from…
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What makes Progress a great company to work for?

19th October 2017

1.   We value the opinions of our staff As a service-driven organisation, the quality of services we provide is vital to our existence, therefore our staff are our greatest asset. We operate on the incredible performance and efforts of our teams and without their hard work and achievements, we wouldn’t…
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External Partners

New opportunities with Progress

14th September 2017

Thanks to the continual growth of our organisation and our latest residential development, Stourbridge House, we have the fantastic opportunity to welcome new faces to the Progress team. As an organisation who invest heavily in our employees and encourage them to grow in all aspects they can, we always offer…
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specialist care facility

Mayor of Derby opens specialist care facility

10th May 2016

A PIONEERING facility dedicated to the care of young adults with acquired brain injuries or complex disabilities opened its doors on Friday April 15, 2016. Specialist care facility. The highly anticipated Nightingale House in the heart of Derby was officially opened by the mayor of the city, Councillor Paul…
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