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In light of the Covid-19 outbreak we are currently experiencing in the UK, we are looking to recruit across a variety of job roles at MHA. 

Whether you already work in care, or are coming from another industry such as hospitality, retail or travel and searching for a new role, you have the opportunity to make a real difference at a time when your commitment is needed most.

Now, more than ever we are looking for empathetic and dedicated people with broad-ranging skills and experience to come and work for our national charity. Your personal values, skills and experience are more important than your previous career background. We’re looking for people who can pull together as a team and support those around you. If you have the ability to change someone’s mood, lift spirits and truly care for those around you, we need you! 

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We are constantly updating our current job vacancies list. If you do not find a current vacancy near you right now, please share your contact details with us and we'd be delighted to notify you as soon as a job vacancy becomes available in your area. You can share your details with us using the form on our MHA Needs You webpage >

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here you can view some information about who we are, how to apply for vacancies and how to speak to a member of our team. You can also search for vacancies using the links provided. 

Who are MHA and what do you do? 

We are a national charity that enables people to live later life well. Across our 90 specialist care homes, 70 retirement living sites and 62 community groups, we put people at the heart of everything we do and look after over 18,000 older people up and down the country.

Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, we are working tirelessly to protect and care for some of the most vulnerable to this illness and ensure we’re doing everything we can to support our residents, members, relatives and colleagues.

Our values of respect, nurture and inspire have never been more important and we are proud of all our 7000+ colleagues for their dedication and commitment for the people we care for. For more about MHA and our services, visit the About Us page >>

What kinds of jobs are available? 

We have a variety of positions available with different levels of commitment. We are looking for care workers, nurses, chefs, domestics, cleaners, maintenance and more.

For a full list you can visit our current job vacancies list >>

I’ve not got a background in care. Do I need experience in the care sector to be considered? 

No - it depends what role you are applying for. We know there are a lot of people at this time coming from industries such as hospitality, entertainment, retail and others which have broad and extensive experience and skills which can be transferred into roles we have available at MHA. We need you!

Your knowledge and experience in previous roles will provide us with valuable skills we need now more than ever. Check out the person specification and job description of the role you’re interested in and see if your skills match these.

I’m a retired nurse/care worker and want to come back into the sector. Can I help? 

Yes! We have a range of care specific roles which we would value your knowledge, skills and expertise with as we support people in later life through the Covid-19 pandemic. Please visit our list of vacancies near you to see how you can get involved.

How do I see your list of vacancies? 

Easy – visit our current job vacancies list and input your location and other requirements. All roles which match your search terms will be listed. You can then click on each one to get more information and a job description.

We are constantly updating our current job vacancies list. If you do not find a current vacancy near you right now, please share your contact details with us and we'd be delighted to notify you as soon as a job vacancy becomes available in your area. You can share your details with us using the form on our MHA Needs You webpage >

How do I apply? 

Once you have found the vacancy that is right for you from our current job vacancies list, click the apply button at the bottom of the job advert. From here, you will be asked to register on our application system. All you’ll need to do to apply is submit some personal details and a CV.

How can I talk to someone in the recruitment team? 

You can email careers@mha.org.uk. Alternatively, any communication regarding your applications will be sent to you via the MHA application system.

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