Progress your career

When you join Hestia you make a difference every day, helping people live a life beyond crisis. We work part time, full time, weekends, nights, flexibly, hybrid, in the community, in an office, or wherever we need to be for the people we support.

You can have a career with many options that is not limited to one department, specialism, service or team. Organisationally, our work is broad and that offers up many opportunities and career paths, where you can build on your skills and experience.

We believe in continuous improvement and employee development. We are committed to supporting everyone who works for the organisation to develop their professional skills, to achieve their full potential, to be the best version of themselves at work and to offer the best service to the adults and children at the heart of our work.

Progress your career with Hestia

We offer a comprehensive induction and provide access to a range of value-based and trauma informed training workshops to help you develop your career, professional knowledge and skills.

These cover a very broad range of ‘must have’ knowledge areas such as The Hestia Approach, The Care Certificate, Safeguarding, Health and Safety, First Aid, Wellbeing, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Data protection and cyber security, and a further range of learning to enhance and develop specialist, managerial and leadership skills and knowledge.

Progress your career with Hestia

To support personal development and progression we also offer the opportunity to gather experience and skills from in the organisation and further qualifications including:

We also encourage and offer mentoring and coaching, clinical supervision for all operational staff teams, reflective learning groups, case reflection and observations as part of supervision.

Employee Stories

  • Benjamin Blankson

    Hello, I’m Benjamin, and I’m a Homelessness Prevention and Advice Officer. I’ve been working at Hestia for 2 months now, and already I have become a part of a very enthusiastic an...

    Benjamin Blankson
    Homelessness Prevention and Advice Officer

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  • David McKeown

    Hello, my name is David. My journey with Hestia began in October 2019; I was looking for a career change from instructing children’s cooking classes to supporting vulnerable people. There was...

    David McKeown
    Team Manager

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  • Raaj

    Hello, my name is Raaj. I'm a Children & Family Worker at a Domestic Abuse Refuge, and I've been with Hestia for 18 months. Every hour, every day is different. There's a set job description, bu...

    Children & Family Worker

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  • Mark Last

    Hello, my name is Mark. After working in Social Care for over 15 years, I was looking for a change of career, and saw the vacancy for an Outreach Advocate position with Hestia’s Modern Slaver...

    Mark Last
    Outreach Advocate

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  • Rachel

    Hello, my name is Rachel and I'm a Domestic Violence Safety Planner at Hestia. I first began volunteering for Hestia in a Covid-19 Crisis role, dropping off food and medication to shielding service...

    Domestic Violence Safety Planner

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  • Moya Marshall

    Hello, my name is Moya and I’m the Partnerships Coordinator for Hestia’s Everyone’s Business Programme. Everyone’s Business works with employers so they can support employee...

    Moya Marshall
    Partnerships Coordinator

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