A former lab technician from Norwich who conducted an experiment with her own career three years ago when she decided to become a carer has achieved spectacular results after winning an award for her professionalism.
A new app developed by an award-winning West Norfolk home care company is helping to streamline record keeping while reducing waste.
Carers at family-run firm Extra Hands, based in Heacham, can now use their phones to instantly access online forms rather than having to fill in and send back paper versions.
When Ashleigh Daniels took on a new career as a carer, she chose to work at the same home care company which had made a difference to her own family’s life.
Her late great-nan used to praise the services provided by family-run Extra Hands when she used them around a decade ago.
Extra Hands' Rising Star awards acknowledge and celebrate the work of their newest employees, who have joined within the last year.
The latest recipient from their Broadland office is Kerry Williams, who hasn’t looked back since making the leap from catering to caring.
A new room equipped with the latest technology is transforming the training of staff at an award-winning home care company.
The facility offers a hybrid of a studio and traditional training room at the Broadland office of Extra Hands, providing for remote learning as well as face-to-face training.
When Hayley Claxton decided on a complete change of career she switched from caring for plants to caring for people.
Now she has progressed to take up the role of managing both offices for award-winning Norfolk home care firm Extra Hands.
A West Norfolk carer has won an award less than a year after taking on a new role looking after people in their own homes.
Hayley Handley-Hicks was nominated for a GEM award - which stands for Going the Extra Mile - from her employer award-winning Norfolk home care company Extra Hands.
When it comes to caring, Sharon Newman takes the approach of treating every person she looks after like a member of her own family.
Now the kindness and compassion in her work has led to a GEM award from Norfolk home care company Extra Hands, in recognition of how she helped a service user and her family through some difficult and stressful emergency situations.
Carer Sue Symington has proved she is willing to go the extra mile in her job - by walking that distance to get to an appointment after her car broke down.
The incident happened after she finished her first visit one morning and she found her car suddenly wouldn’t start.
An award-winning home care company is hosting a virtual hiring event next week to recruit for a variety of caring positions as the company continues to grow.
Extra Hands - based in Heacham - have roles available for those looking for full-time work and wishing to become a social carer, support worker, care assistant, or health care assistant to provide domiciliary care to people with a range of disabilities.
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