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

  • 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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  • Charlene Simpson

    Hello, my name is Charlene. My position at Hestia is currently as Team Leader, however my journey started when I came to Hestia as a Refuge worker 12 months ago. Within that time, I have had the op...

    Charlene Simpson
    Team Leader

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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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  • Charlotte Maguire

    Hello, my name is Charlotte and I’m a Team Manager in Hestia’s Modern Slavery Response Team. Our team supports victims of modern slavery and human trafficking to find services that faci...

    Charlotte Maguire
    Team Manager

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  • Joao Martins

    Hello, my name is João, and I have been working at Hestia for 2 years. At first as a Mental Health Recovery Worker, and now as a Team Manager at a Mental Health Crisis service called the Fol...

    Joao Martins
    Team Manager

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  • Vianney

    Hi, my name is Vianney and I’ve been at Hestia for almost four years now – I started as an advocate in the Modern Slavery Response Team in March 2020 just two weeks before the lockd...

    Team Manager- Modern Slavery Response Team

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