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A rewarding career
with progress

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Just imagine a rewarding
career with progress

WHO ARE WE?

Care is Care is Care wherever you work, what makes the difference is working for an organisation that values you, listens to you and supports you to grow and develop your skills and achieve your ambitions. Progress loves people that have drive and want to change things, we want to give you the opportunity to do something within your role that you love, and can get stuck into. If you are looking for a job with career progression and opportunities, then Progress could be for you.

We expect hard work, commitment and a passion for doing the right thing by the people. We are here to support and to do what is right, not what is easiest. Progress, built with strong values, a reputation you can trust, openness, transparency and progress delivered.

What can we offer?

Even if you left school with no qualifications and you have been working in jobs with no progression, if you have a passion for people, get pleasure from helping others and making a difference check out the vacancies in your local area below.

Progress is looking for inspirational people that it can invest in. dedication we can give you the skills and qualifications you need to access careers in Social Work, Nursing, Mental Health, counselling and many others.

Just imagine...

Changing the life of a whole family by helping a child to self-manage their behaviours or care. Whilst working alongside the family through trusting relationships to help them get the best from their child.

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.

Looking for fresh start or a new challenge? Think Progress and “just imagine” what the future could hold.

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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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Step down to fostering

13th November 2017

Progress is a privately owned specialist organisation with strong values and a high commitment to delivering and evidencing positive outcomes for children living at home or in care. We offer an integrated service which supports disabled children on their journey, focusing on the least restrictive support and ensuring the right…
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13th November 2017

The Supervising Social Worker position is integral to the Progress team. It is a unique collaboration alongside Foster Carers to ensure the statutory i’s are dotted, and t’s are crossed in-line with current legislation. They also interlink within the fostering household, sharing beneficial knowledge & skills.   We wanted to…
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Whats makes us a great employer?

3rd November 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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The Voice of the Child

30th October 2017

The recent Ofsted framework rollout and the pilot inspection which we were involved in December 2016, has highlighted how it important it is to us that our children’s views are heard and understood.   While a collaborative approach to everything we do has always been our standard way of doing…
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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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Supporting positive change

19th October 2017

Progress noun ˈprəʊɡrɛs/ forward or onward movement towards a destination.   As of April 2017, the updated Ofsted Social Care Common Inspection Framework (SCCIF) changed the way inspection took place within independent Fostering Agencies. The Ofsted fundamental principle of inspection is to focus on the things that matter most to…
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Find out more about Nightingale House

24th September 2017

Some parents have asked “what should I expect from my son/daughter’s stay at Nightingale House?” Here is a little insight… Nightingale House is our newest residential home for 18-25 year old’s with complex disabilities or acquired brain injury. We offer any length of residence; whether that be utilising the short…
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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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Priceless moments – E’s story

5th September 2017

In August 2016, 17-year-old E first joined us in one of our residential homes. She has Dandy-Walker Syndrome, a malformation that affects brain development, primarily of the cerebellum; the part of the brain that coordinates movement. We have been so blown away with the incredible transformation she has undertaken with…
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Fostering Options

4th September 2017

Many people consider fostering, but taking the plunge and committing comes with many worries and concerns. You are taking a leap of faith into the unknown, where children are placed in family homes at short notice with rare opportunities to get to know the child before they arrive at your…
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Ingenuitive Technology; Helping Residents Sleep Soundly

4th September 2017

The development of our new residential short breaks and transitions to independence service in Wolverhampton, has provided an excellent opportunity for us to integrate systems to improve the level of care we offer. One of the features we are excited to unveil is the acoustic monitoring technology we are installing.
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Coming soon – Stourbridge House

3rd August 2017

A word from the Managing Director  Welcome to the first newsletter about the latest developmentfrom Progress, my name is Claire Rogers the Managing Director. Over the next few months we will be keeping you up to date with the developments at Stourbridge House and counting down to its launch. So,…
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A Day in the Life of a Fostering Manager

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Here at Progress Children’s Services, we pride ourselves on our holistic approach to providing a seamless transition for children and young people in the stages between birth and independent living. As a high-quality foster care provider, our team dedicate themselves to our vision of assisting individuals in achieving the best…
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The Magic of Milly

The Magic of Milly

30th May 2017

Progress were thrilled to sponsor the inaugural ball for The Magic of Milly last summer by paying for the hire of Litchfield Cathedral. Thanks to an amazing night, £34,205 was raised for Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Did you miss out on last year’s event? Here is a recap of the wonderful…
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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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Community Based Services – Introducing the HUB

17th January 2015

The Hub is a combination of dedicated services with the sole aim of creating positive outcomes for children and young adults with disabilities. Community based services. The Hub’ provides a central point in the co-ordination  of key services that are community based and accessible to all vulnerable children, young people…
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Nightingale House

NEW Nightingale home to open in Derby during 2015

16th January 2015

Progress Care are pleased to confirm our 7th home, Nightingale House, will open in Derby during 2015. Complex disability care. Dedicated to the care of young adults with acquired brain injuries or complex disabilities, the site based on London Road is currently undergoing extensive renovations to create a luxury home…
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