We equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to empower you to make decisions and take actions to improve the lives of the people we support
A CAREER IN CARE WITH OPTALIS
We place a real emphasis on staff satisfaction and go the extra mile to create an environment that offers the opportunity for personal and professional growth. From induction to management development, and our social care academy we’re always working to help you build the professional future your talent deserves.
A mindful employer with a strong teamwork ethos and an open, accountable, and transparent culture, the people that work here like what we do and stand for and choose to stay. Our staff are our most important asset. A well-supported and happy workforce is an effective workforce.
WHY JOIN OUR TEAM
- Competitive rates of pay and a workplace pension
- Ongoing training and development opportunities
- Fantastic rewards package through Perkbox offering all kinds of shopping, health, gym memberships, travel and insurance discounts/special offers
- A day off on your birthday
- A vibrant and engaging Staff Forum, offering the opportunity to voice opinions and make suggestions
- A reward scheme which recognises staff who have gone the extra mile
YOU MAKE THE DIFFERENCE
Our team of over 700 make a difference to nearly 5,000 customers across Windsor, Maidenhead, Wokingham and beyond. We provide a range support and care services for older people, adults with a disability and people with mental health needs both in the community and at home. Shaping the support we provide around the things that truly matter. Optalis provides adult social care in partnership with the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council.
We’re also the only organisation of our kind in the UK to deliver the full range of care and support services to older people and adults with a disability, including all statutory and safeguarding functions.
It’s a great team, everyone’s really supportive. You learn a lot and grow as a person. There is a good support network if you want to train and progress but there is no pressure to.
CarolineExtra Care Support Worker Optalis
With our service provision being both unique and extensive, there are plenty of opportunities available at all levels, whether you want a steady job in friendly surroundings or to progress and experience different social care settings. From Administrators and Support Workers to Employment Coaches and Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, and Reablement Assistants – Optalis is quite simply a great place to work.
We know staff are our most important asset and work hard to keep them happy and supported. Optalis is a Mindful Employer which means we are serious about increasing awareness of mental health in the workplace and providing support for our staff. As part of our mindful employer commitment, we provide access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering free, confidential support and advice. We are also a Disability Confident Committed Employer which means that, as an employer, we take action to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace.