Newark and Sherwood Homes Limited
Kelham Hall, Kelham
Newark On Trent,
Notts, NG23 5QX
Tel: 0845 258 5550

Newark and Sherwood Homes

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Working for NSH

Equalities and Diversity
Newark and Sherwood Homes recognises Equality and Diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community irrespective of age, race, ethnic origin, belief, religion, sexual orientation, disability or gender.

Equality and Diversity Statement

Disability Awareness
Newark and Sherwood Homes have been awarded the two ticks for being positive about disabled people.

Disability Symbol Commitments

Terms and Conditions
Newark and Sherwood Homes offers an attractive employment package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and a flexible working environment. The company also uses local government terms and conditions.

Communication and Employee Involvement - All employees are able to enjoy reading the company newsletter “Home Comforts.” The newsletter is distributed to all staff and contains company information and celebrates successes of our staff.

A staff suggestion scheme called “Bright Ideas” allows members of staff to put forward ideas and suggestions which will all be considered by the company.

Flexi - time scheme - The company operates a flexible working hours scheme. This enables eligible employees to take one or half a day off every four weeks.

Employee Development
Newark and Sherwood Homes provides on going training for its entire staff so that they can perform effectively in their role and fulfil their own personal career goals.  This is achieved and supported through on the job training, personal skills training, coaching, self learning and gaining professional qualifications.  Newark and Sherwood Homes also encourages learning and empowerment in order to generate new ideas and innovative ways of working. In addtion, all new starters are invited to attend an Induction day which provides new starters with information about the different functions of the organisation and what it is like working for Newark and Sherwood Homes.

Childcare Vouchers
Newark and Sherwood Homes employees are able to take advantage of Busy Bees Childcare voucher scheme. This fantastic initiative provides a more flexible way of meeting childcare costs.

Work Experience
A Work Experience Policy is in operation in the company. Placements are available for school age students in specific areas related to subjects studies at school. Other placements are also available within the company. For a work experience application form please contact the Human Resources section on 01636 655447.

Recognition Scheme
Newark and Sherwood Homes realises that many members of staff go the ‘extra’ mile in order to give excellent customer service.  To recognise these achievements the ‘Recognition Scheme’ has been established. The scheme recognises and rewards examples of high achievement and raises the morale of employees by showing appreciation for effort.

Counselling Service
The company uses an Independent Confidential Counselling service which  is available to all employees 24/7.




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