Why Choose Us

Our Ethos

A Driving force for excellence

At The Drive Care Homes, we are committed to providing our service users an outstanding level of care that in turn will enable our service users to flourish and thrive. This culture is engrained to all those who work for the company, from the CEO and senior management, to the support workers who work directly with our service users. The experiences and lessons learned in over 20 years of operation have been embedded into our practices with one ultimate goal – to enhance the lives of our service users.

We work closely with our clients to provide unmatched levels of supervision, support and choice. By embracing a philosophy of accentuating ability, we are able to support service users by using Person Centred Active Support and Positive Behavioural Support Strategies to develop self-help and daily living skills, driving forward their independence.

We recognise the importance of our staff in allowing us to deliver exceptional levels of care. Our staff levels are needs-led, and our care team work closely with care managers, social workers, carers and relatives and other members of the multi-disciplinary team to provide a care program that is both tailored to the individual’s needs, but also addresses their physical, social and psychological needs.

Staff Recruitment, Development and Training

Investing in our staff today for better care tomorrow

We recognise the importance of our staff in allowing the provision of excellent levels of care. In light of this, we recognise the importance of investing in staff recruitment development and training as part of our care provision both in the present and in the future. Staff are recruited using a strenuous recruitment process that utilises competency tests, interviews, and DBS & reference checking to ensure that the best available candidates join our diverse team of care staff. Our significant investment into training and development has seen The Drive Care Homes recognised as an Investor in People since 2007. Our care staff are all enrolled onto the nationally recognised QCF programme. In addition, our care staff are offered and industry leading training and development program, that utilises on the job training in a number of areas including First Aid, Autism, Child Protection, Adult Protection and Epilepsy including Stesolid. All training is carried out at our purpose-built facility in Sidcup, as well as being CPD & ROSPH Certified.

Our commitment to ensuring our staff are industry leading in terms of their level of training has resulted in high levels of staff morale and low staff turnover, a reputation we are proud to have gained. Please click here to learn more about our current vacancies, or contact our HR team on hr@thedrivecarehomesltd.org.uk