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A vocation - not just a job

MHA employs over 7,000 people around the country. Whether you are seeking to start a career in care or are looking for your next management promotion, we pride ourselves on our quality systems and believe that our staff are our greatest asset. Training is essential in keeping us at the cutting edge of care and MHA offers a range of training with a dedicated team. MHA recognises that in order to gain the most skilled employees to deliver its services, it needs people from across all groups in the community and so welcomes applications from all groups. Should you need reasonable adjustments to be made to the interview process please bring these to the attention of the interview panel when invited for interview.

Dependent upon the position for which you are applying, you may be required to apply for a criminal records disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS – formerly known as CRB). This is in line with the DBS Code of Practice which is available, please click here to link you to this document.

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life for older people, inspired by Christian concern.

What We Stand For

The following values underpin the way in which we seek to fulfil this mission:

  • We respect every person as a unique individual
  • We treat others, especially the most frail and vulnerable, with the dignity we wish for ourselves
  • We are open and fair in all our dealings
  • We always seek to improve, to become the best we can be
  • We nurture each person's body, mind and spirit to promote a fulfilled life

Where We Have Come From

Methodist Homes was founded in 1943 by members of the Methodist Church.  Their faith inspired them to seek to improve the quality of life of older people at the end of the Second World War at a time before the Welfare State was established. We continue to have strong support from the Methodist Church in particular and many volunteers work with us for this reason.

Putting Our Values into Practice

We are open to all older people in need, irrespective of their beliefs.  Our homes and schemes are made up of diverse communities. Opportunities are made available for individuals to develop and practise their faith as they feel appropriate. 

A special feature of our Homes and Schemes is the emphasis placed on the spiritual well-being of older people.  We believe this to be an important element of the service we provide and an integral part of everybody’s work.  We respect the personal beliefs of each individual, and the choice of older people to participate, or not, in activities and events within the home or scheme.

It is important that all our staff, volunteers and those we serve understand and share our values in order to play their part in building a community which delivers an improved quality of life for older people.


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