Local care company is crowned ‘5 star employer’

Home Instead Banbridge, Newry and Mourne has been declared a ‘5 star’ employer, showing that care is a worthwhile career path to take.

Home Instead Banbridge, Newry and Mourne's employees have commended the company due to factors such as top-quality training opportunities and supportive leadership.

All employees of the home care company were invited to take part in an anonymous survey by independent employee engagement experts WorkBuzz. Home Instead Banbridge, Newry and Mourne is delighted to have received an impressive employee engagement score of 96, a rating that few companies achieve.

97% of care professionals said they feel motivated to go the extra mile, while 97% said they have access to the training they need to do their job well.

The owners of Home Instead Banbridge, Newry and Mourne, Declan and Una O’Duil, are calling for more people to come onboard and join the team who have praised the company for being a supportive employer. There are 20 care professional vacancies on offer for people who want to begin or further a career in care.

Una O’Duil says, “The 5 star award recognises the very best workplace cultures and we are so proud to have achieved this accolade. Our employees feel valued and this motivates them to do more, so it’s a win-win situation.”

Steven Frost, CEO of WorkBuzz commented “Congratulations Home Instead Banbridge, Newry and Mourne on winning the WorkBuzz 5 star employer award! We created the programme to recognise the best workplace cultures where employees are proud to work, feel motivated, and are compelled to stay for the foreseeable future. By receiving the award, it demonstrates Home Instead’s commitment to improving the working lives of their people and enabling them to thrive.”

To find out more about Home Instead Banbridge, Newry and Mourne and the home care services they provide, please call 028 4065 8545 or visit www.homeinstead.co.uk/banbridge/.

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